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QA Technician, Entry Level
NDT.org Job Number: 65526 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Betsy Larsen
Phone: 608-824-8098
Fax: 608-831-3295
Company: Fickett Structural Solutions
State: WI Wisconsin
Contact: Betsy Larsen
Country: United States
Fickett Structural Solutions, Inc. is a structural engineering, inspection and testing firm with offices in Wisconsin and Washington. We are seeking an entry level Quality Assurance Technician to work out of our Middleton, Wisconsin office.
We provide inspection and testing services during the construction of commercial structures such as buildings, stadiums and parking ramps. This is a direct hire position, not a contractor role.

Job Responsibilities:
• On-the-job training to perform visual inspections (VT) and NDT on structural steel for use in the construction of buildings, bridges, dams, and ancillary structures utilizing methods specified by design, shop, and as-built drawings, specifications, and applicable industry codes.
• Participates in inspections and non-destructive testing with responsible person in charge.
• Assists in preparation of timely, detailed reports of the inspection and testing results, including descriptions, drawings, photos, etc., of nonconforming details with deficiencies noted.
• Other responsibilities, as required/assigned.
Qualifications:
• 2-year technical degree in NDT or equivalent combination of training, knowledge, and on-the-job experience.
• Exposure to structural steel welding inspections, structural steel bolting inspections, NDT and writing comprehensive reports is a definite plus.
• A current certificate as a Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) with D1.1 or D1.5 work experience is a plus, but not required for entry level.
• Ability to read and understand plans, specifications, industry codes and shop drawings.
• Ability to work outside in various types of weather conditions.
• Ability to work at height and near traffic utilizing appropriate PPE and safeguards.
• Ability to drive company vehicle or own vehicle to various job sites.
• Available for periodic overnight(s) travel during the week. (Company reimburses mileage, meals and hotel costs as applicable.)
Skills:
• Experience with Word and Excel required.
• Experience and ability to use various computer devices including laptops, iPads, tablets, etc. is required.
• Ability to interpret engineering and construction plans.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong sense of integrity and professional ethics.


Physical Demands:
• Ability to work in both office and non-office environments, such as construction job sites and fabrication shops.
• Ability to speak, hear, sit, reach, bend, stoop, climb, balance, walk and stand for long periods, traverse uneven job site surfaces, lift or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance, handle power tools, utilize various testing instruments, reach with hands/arms, crawl/walk into small spaces, maneuver over fences and up steep embankments, climb ladders/ascend heights, climb into bucket truck lifts and be lifted bodily at heights above head height.
• Ability to tolerate working at heights is a requirement of this position.
• Ability to wear appropriate fall protection equipment.
• Vision abilities must include close and distance vision with or without correction, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• Ability to adjust and work in varied weather and temperature conditions, as well as dusty and noisy environments.

Other Working Conditions:
• Ability to work a 40-hour work week; ability to work overtime as needed.
• Trips out of town to work at customer job sites or other locales may be required and may require overnight stays as necessary. Employees generally are not out of town on weekends.
• Travel requirements will include the ability to drive a vehicle, fly in an airplane and/or take other conveyances such as bus or train, depending on the project location.
• A valid, current driver’s license with a good driving record is required. Ability to drive on behalf of the company is subject to the Company’s insurance carrier’s review of driving records.
• All employees who drive their personal vehicles on company business are expected to carry at least $300,000 of liability protection on their personal auto policy.
• Pre-employment drug testing and background screening required.

Competitive salary and benefits package for full time employees includes:
• Excellent Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
• Company provided Life & Disability insurance
• 401K plan / Roth 401K with employer match
• Generous PTO and paid holidays
• Great company culture

Check us out at www.fickettinc.com

Fickett Structural Solutions, Inc. is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.
Skills:
Qualifications:
• 2-year technical degree in NDT or equivalent combination of training, knowledge, and on-the-job experience.
• Exposure to structural steel welding inspections, structural steel bolting inspections, NDT and writing comprehensive reports is a definite plus.
• A current certificate as a Certified Weld Inspector (CWI) with D1.1 or D1.5 work experience is a plus, but not required for entry level.
• Ability to read and understand plans, specifications, industry codes and shop drawings.
• Ability to work outside in various types of weather conditions.
• Ability to work at height and near traffic utilizing appropriate PPE and safeguards.
• Ability to drive company vehicle or own vehicle to various job sites.
• Available for periodic overnight(s) travel during the week. (Company reimburses mileage, meals and hotel costs as applicable.)
Skills:
• Experience with Word and Excel required.
• Experience and ability to use various computer devices including laptops, iPads, tablets, etc. is required.
• Ability to interpret engineering and construction plans.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Strong sense of integrity and professional ethics.