Level III Rope Access Technicians - North Slope, AK
NDT.org Job Number: 68681 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Christina Leib
Company: Mistras Group, Inc.
State: AK Alaska
Contact: Christina Leib
Country: United States
MISTRAS strives to provide a positive work environment that values excellence in safety and quality, free from discrimination and harassment. Every MISTRAS employee plays a part in our Companyís success and making this a great place to work. We are committed to a work place where all employees are free to raise issues, concerns and questions for the improvement of our operations and work environment. Safety is the overriding priority in everything we do; all duties critical to safety, quality, and environmental protection are carried out in compliance with all requirements and with personal accountability.

MISTRAS is hiring Level III Rope Access Technicians for work in the North Slope, AK.

The Level III Rope Access Technician will provide working field oversight of rope access tasks and personnel during inspection activities to ensure that all work performed is in compliance with all applicable Mistras procedures and best work practices. Will ensure that all personnel performing RA possess current level I or higher certification through SPRAT or IRATA, and that a safe work plan (SWP) is developed for each job. Will support inspection activities (NDT) as required. The work schedule will be a rotational hitch of 21 days on followed by 21 days off. Daily work shifts will be 12 hours. This position reports to the Senior Rope Access Technician.


Plans and supervises rope access methods on the job site and ensures compliance with the Mistras Rope Access Procedures and relevant company, customer and industry standards.
Possesses and actively demonstrates strong working knowledge of rope access techniques, safety standards, and governing rules that apply to rope access.
Consistently demonstrates and promotes adherence to Company and Client procedures and policies including safety, health, and environmental policies.
Mentors and performs on the job training of Level I and Level II Rope Access Technicians as needed.
Delivers Field Performance Assessments of rope access technicians and actively participates in company and customer safety programs
Effectively communicates any issues or concerns to the Rope Access Coordinator and/or MISTRAS Safety Management.
Performs documented equipment inspections as required by procedure or as needs dictate.
Performs inspection and/or maintenance tasks when not engaged in rope access supervision and proactively pitch-in to assist others as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned.


5+ years of rope access experience
SPRAT III or IRATA III is required.
API certifications and/or the ability to certify for Level II in RT, UT-T, MT, PT is preferred.
Current certification as a Level III SPRAT or IRATA Rope Access Supervisor.
Must have at least 3 years of experience as a SPRAT/IRATA certified rope access technician and at least one (1) year of experience as a SPRAT/IRATA Level III.
At least 300 log-book verified rope access hours or 1 year (full-time) working in a petrochemical environment.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Current, unrestricted driverís license with ability to drive, fly by airplane, or travel as needed.
USA citizen or current work permit.
Pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background check.
Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
Flexibility regarding scheduling (open to working nights or days). Willingness and ability to routinely work overtime.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Must be adaptable in regard to changes in work environment, travel, and weather.
Be able to successfully complete required North Slope training.
Limits of equipment can hold between 130 and 285 pounds


Frequent lifting up to 75 lbs.
Must be able to tolerate working in extreme climates (subzero temperatures) for extended periods of time
Must be able to tolerate numerous hours spent stooping, crawling, kneeling, standing and walking.
Must be comfortable working in cramped or confined spaces.
Must wear required protective and safety equipment (cold weather gear, safety glasses, hard hats, etc.)

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Mistras Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider.