Rope Access Technician
Posted: 6/20/2019 3:13:11 PM
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With 90 locations throughout North America, Acuren Inspection, Inc. is the leader in Nondestructive Testing (NDT). Providing a wide range of services in many industries including: Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Power Generation, Pulp and Paper, Construction, Fabrication, Automotive, and Aerospace. Inspection is our history and our focus for growth. We are a Rockwood company, the worldwide leader in NDT service and technology with over 3,000 technical professionals in Acuren, Hellier NDT Training, and Sperry Rail Service -- NDT firms run by NDT people!
Perform specific job functions as they relate to work orders
Have a comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques
Be able to demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of level I
Assist other technicians as required
Ensure operational safety of all equipment
Travel as required
Set up and calibrate nondestructive testing equipment
Conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of inspection
Establish techniques for proper examination of objects under inspection, ensuring strict adherence to safety regulations
Apply testing criteria in accordance with applicable specifications or standards and evaluate results
Interpret radiographs, cathode ray tube (CRT) or digital readouts, conductivity meters and visual indicators
Organize and report test results
Perform specialized inspections
May instruct and supervise others
Perform other job-related tasks as assigned by management
Experience working in direct support of petrochemical facility engineers.
Education and Experience
* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Some college preferred
SPRAT or IRATA Certification
Level I UTT TRT
* Documentation of Rope Access experience
* NDE Formal Classroom training documentation
* Technical background in NDT methods and procedures is a plus
* Demonstrated ability to effectively perform assigned NDT tasks and interpret results of inspections is a plus
* Knowledge of NDT equipment is a plus
* Knowledge of NDT equipment is a plus
* Strong work ethic
* Exceptional safety and quality awareness
* Mechanical aptitude
* Adaptable to changing schedules
* Exceptional attention to detail
* Team work
* Ability to follow directions and procedures
* Willingness to travel
Physical Demands and Work Conditions
Climbing. Frequent Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms up in excess of heights of 100 feet.
Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing. Upwards of 95% of workday.
Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting. Raising objects in excess of 100 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Fingering. Picking or pinching or otherwise working with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word accurately, loudly and quickly.
Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and to make discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motion. Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Able to perform very heavy work (exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
Ability to perform visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measuring devices; and/or assembly of fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
Ability to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
Ability to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
Able to perform in both inside and outside environmental conditions.
Able to perform in extreme cold (Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour).
Able to perform in extreme heat (Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour).
Ability to withstand loud noise.
Able to perform in and near hazards to include proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places in excess of 100 feet, exposure to high heat, extreme cold, or exposure to chemicals.
Able to perform in conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin such as fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Ability for frequent mobility in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, small enclosed rooms, line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
Able to function in narrow aisles or passageways.
Able to work long workdays of up to 16 consecutive hours in one day.
Acuren Inspection, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.