Mistras Group
PLI Advanced Tech - Williston, North Dakota
NDT.org Job Number: 79377 * Please reference NDT.org Job Number on all correspondence
Contact: Yeni Craig
State: ND North Dakota
Contact: Yeni Craig
Country: United States
📢WE ARE HIRING PLI Advanced Technician 📢

curen is looking for a PLI Technician to support operation in Williston, ND.

The (PLI) Technician will work independently for extended periods in remote areas in support of clients programs. Primarily will be performing calibrations; Nondestructive Tests; evaluations for acceptance or rejection determinations according to written instructions and record results; performing tests outside the normal requirements of NDT. Specific (PLI) examples (Soil sampling, PH measurements, CP measurements, coating condition assessments, pit depth gaging and calculation of R-Streng/KAPPA values). Must be familiar with the scope and limitations of the test/inspection method being used.

Set up and utilize nondestructive testing equipment including mag yokes, UT thickness gauges and UT Flaw detectors
Calibrate nondestructive test 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
Organize and report test results
Perform specialized inspections
Review of pipeline integrity inspection reports, including assisting other pipeline integrity technicians with reporting
Attending operational meetings with client engineers and project managers
Maintaining open lines of communication between clients and pipeline integrity technicians
Updating pipeline integrity databases and managing FTP sites
Tracking the status of priority digs and ensuring all inspection and testing meets client specifications
Assisting in technician training
Assisting with dig package and cost estimating
Maintaining metrics on reporting, costs, productivity etc.
Resolving any technical issues in the field
Reporting the results obtained from investigations
May instruct and supervise others
Perform other job related tasks by manager
Post-secondary degree in an Engineering or technical field is preferred.
Level II PT, MT, and UT II Shear wave with Advanced Sizing & Detection Technique or above required
Knowledge of the pipeline industry and, more specifically, pipeline integrity inspections required
Superior communication skills, both oral and written.
Organizational and time management skil
Interpersonal and leadership skills.
Technical proficiency and attention to detail are essential to the position.
Computer literate with Microsoft Office skills (including Word and Excel)
Ability to manage and organize large and varied amounts of data
Experience in report/scientific writing
Experience with AutoCAD a plus
Technical background in NDT methods and procedures
Demonstrated ability to effectively perform assigned NDT tasks and interpret results of inspections
Competitive salary
Medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance
401K Plan
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off
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