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MISTRAS Group, Inc. Traveling Composite Repair Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Description

Traveling Composite Repair Technician

While working under the supervision of a Team Leader, and within the scope of a written Safe Work Plan (aka Job Hazard Analysis), the Composite Repair Technician carries out a wide variety of inspection, maintenance, and repair services in the field setting. Almost universally, the Technician uses related equipment to access and complete work tasks at considerable height. The Technician may also participate in rescue operations, administrative tasks, and customer support. Work hours, locations, shift times, and nature of work assignments are not guaranteed and can vary greatly. Travel is extensive, and time away from home can span several weeks at a time. Safety, integrity, technical capabilities, customer service, and an ability to function effectively in a team environment are essential.

Major Responsibilities

  • In accordance with MISTRAS safety procedures, reflects an intense focus on safety, health, and risk management concerns and takes pride in safeguarding self and others during each job assignment.

  • Follows Company policies, procedures and work instructions.

  • Works in accordance with their primary task and job description.

  • Adheres to MISTRAS Access procedures for all projects.

  • Develops and maintains extensive knowledge of rescue preparedness, rescue management, and advanced rescue techniques.

  • Works effectively within a team structure to complete field and administrative assignments such as Safe Work Plan (a/k/a. FLHA), pre-planned rescue protocols, reports, and safety/operational field documentation.

  • Conducts a daily safety meeting with all assigned personnel. If new hazards or mitigation strategies are warranted, revises the JHA, and ensures all appropriate parties are kept informed of such changes.

  • Represents MISTRAS in a positive and professional manner.

  • Provides exemplary customer service and support that reflects Company values.

  • Serves as a safe, effective and valued member of the team.

  • Provide and receive feedback in a professional manner.

  • Punctual, prepared, and ready to work at the designated start time for each shift.

  • Completes assignments of Company training and workplace initiatives.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned and as outlined in company policies, procedures, and directed work practices.

Minimum Requirements

  • Meets the minimum age requirement for certification of 18 years old.

  • Composite Repair Certification or three (3) or more years of experience performing composite repairs.

  • Experience utilizing patterns, templates, and layouts.

  • Experience working with fiberglass, composites, and other chemicals.

  • Experience grinding with a 4” or 6” angle grinder, and or finishing sanding.

  • Ability to read, understand, and follow work instructions, or procedures.

  • Work in a team environment, and ability to work safely at heights.

  • Ability to obtain a rope access certification within 60 days of hire.

  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, customers, supervisors.

  • Completing and submitting various reports in a timely manner.

  • Must maintain any required first-aid, CPR, and AED certification at time of hire or within 60 days thereafter.

  • Able to read, write, and clearly understand the language of the Lab and worksite.

  • Must be technology proficient including but not limited to computers and communication devices. Examples include strong competency with Microsoft Office programs (SharePoint, Word, Excel, etc.) and online communication platforms.

  • Must successfully pass MISTRAS required motor vehicle (DMV) check, drug/alcohol test, and a background check.

  • Must successfully pass client required training and security requirements.

  • Must maintain compliance with regulatory agency or client random drug and alcohol screening requirements.

  • Valid TWIC card and valid Passport as required.

  • High school graduate or GED preferred.

Essential Physical Functions

  • If assigned by the Company, must undergo and successfully pass medical clearance examination(s), physical agility test(s), and/or functional capacity test(s) administered by Company-approved clinicians.

  • Capable of carrying out strenuous, repetitive, or tedious work often in adverse conditions (heat, cold, wind, extreme height, darkness, etc.) and often for extended periods of time.

  • Frequent carrying, pushing, and pulling motions while completing work tasks or managing tools/equipment is to be expected. Frequent lifting up to 30 lbs and occasional lifting up to 60 lbs without assistance.

  • Work tasks can be particularly stressful to fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck and spine.

  • Repetitive hand and finger manipulation tasks, most often while wearing protective gloves.

  • Repetitive use of hips, knees, ankles, and feet while operating access systems, using industrial ladders, or moving around work sites.

  • Must possess adequate near and distance vision, hearing, and speaking ability.

  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

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

Pay Rates: Pay is dependent upon experience level and certification. Pay rates start at $22/hour up to $45/hour

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 Company’s 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.

Note to Applicants:

Smoking is prohibited in all indoor areas of the Company unless designated smoking areas have been established by a particular location in accordance with applicable state and local law.

Note to Rhode Island Applicants: The company is subject to Chapters 29-38 of Title 28 of the General Laws of Rhode Island, and is therefore covered by the states worker's compensation law.

Initial ( if applicable) Massachusetts Applicants: I understand that it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law shall be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.

Initial ( if applicable): Maryland Applicants: I UNDERSTAND THAT UNDER MARYLAND LAW, AN EMPLOYER MAY NOT REQUIRE OR DEMAND, AS A CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT, PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYMENT OR CONTINUED EMPLOYMENT, THAT ANY INDIVIDUAL SUBMIT TO OR TAKE A POLYGRAPH OR SIMILAR TEST. AN EMPLOYER WHO VIOLATES THIS LAW IS GUILTY OF A MISDEMEANOR AND SUBJECT TO A FINE NOT EXCEEDING $100.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled:

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,

color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and

will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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