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PROtect is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides its employees with the opportunity to make a difference and a chance for growth. If you desire to work for a company that raises the bar in quality services and client satisfaction, you are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Position Title:   LDAR technician                                                                                                               

    Classification:  Non-Exempt                                                                                        

    Positions Supervised: None

    Reports To: Sr. Client Services Manager

     

    POSITION PURPOSE

    The LDAR technician is directly responsible for the execution of all fugitive emissions monitoring (Method 21) activities and LDAR at assigned customer sites. The LDAR technician prepares for all such activities to ensure they are carried out in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner. The LDAR technician coordinates with the site personnel to enable efficient execution of fugitive emissions monitoring while ensuring compliance with customer and company standards.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

    1. Reporting any and all incidents, injuries, near misses, motor vehicles, or any other unsafe condition or acts to the supervisor and the Safety Department regardless of how minor they are.
    2. Responsible for efficient scheduling with customer locations
    3. Responsible for internal quality assurance and control of activities and reports.
    4. Develops routes within an industrial facility to create efficiencies while at customer locations
    5. Responsible for monitoring components in an industrial environment to detect emissions from process equipment using a portable analyzer and electronic data collector,
    6. Performs Method 21 daily activities including monitoring activities for an assigned route with an allotted amount of time, ensuring all components are accurately monitored and reported.
    7. Responsible for calibrating equipment to ensure optimum performance. Makes minor mechanical adjustments when situations arise.
    8. Identifying leaks and process leak tags.
    9. Completing daily upload of monitoring activity to the customer database and completes daily emissions monitoring reports- must have basic computer knowledge.
    10. Communicating daily equipment changes with office personnel.
    11. Communicating/coordinating with plant personnel.
    12. Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     Education/Certification: 

    • Must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Must have a valid drivers license

     Required Knowledge and Experience:

    • Six-12 months of related experience in industrial field, preferably (LDAR), and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Basic PC Skills with particular emphasis on MS Office Suite (Word, Excel)
    • Prior experience using a PDA device with the ability to download data to a database is preferred. Prior experience in chemical plants or refineries is helpful, but not necessary.

    Skills/Abilities:

    • Strong communication (written, verbal and listening) and interpersonal skills.
    • Demonstrates initiative, planning work, and carrying out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, and undertakes additional responsibilities.
    • Ability to analyze data, evaluate situations and identify problems or opportunities, including likely causes.
    • Ability to develop factual, logical courses of action, considering resource constraints and company values.
    • Strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritize work to meet assigned deadlines.
    • Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers’ needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer within the resources that can be made available.
    • Ability to adapt quickly to change and be open to considering new approaches to solving problems and work processes.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
    • Strong commitment to continuous self-improvement.
    • Very high moral, ethical, and rule of law expectations and commitments.
    • Must be team-oriented with a commitment to working effectively with the Operations group or those outside formal lines of authority to accomplish both organizational and customer goals.

     

    OTHER

    • Safety-oriented attitude with a true commitment to personal safety as well as the safety of others is a must.
    • Must be willing/able to don respiratory protection equipment for extended periods of time.
    • Must be reliable/dependable with reliable transportation.
    • Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends when necessary.
    • Mechanical aptitude and problem-solving abilities a plus.

     

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

    Talking: Ability to speak effectively and communicate clearly.

    Average Hearing:  Ability to hear average conversations.

    Repetitive Motion: The employee is regularly required to type throughout the day as well as stand, sit, bend, kneel, squat, and walk for long periods of time.

    Finger Dexterity: The employee is regularly required to use hands to type and maneuver a mouse.

    Average Vision: Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Physical Strength: This job may require lifting of up to 50 pounds occasionally. Ability to climb and work at heights of up to 300ft. Ability to climb scaffolding & walk up to 30 flights of stairs. Work at moderate to high levels of physical exertion for extended periods.

    Travel: May be required to travel out of town on a periodic basis.

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the LDAR technician could be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions, including working in inclement weather conditions (extreme heat/cold). The employee may frequently be exposed to high, precarious locations such as towers (up to 300ft). They may be required to work in extreme cold and extreme heat and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  Their work may involve risks to hazards such a working around moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may exceed 85dB and will require the use of hearing protections.

     

    MENTAL ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS OF THIS POSITION

    Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Mathematics Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

    Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

     

    INTENT AND FUNCTION OF JOB DESCRIPTIONS

    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all-inclusive.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. 

     In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.

     Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

  • Summary

    We are seeking Level II NDT Technicians for all locations to conduct NDT inspections of structures, pipelines, or other components and materials using x-ray, ultrasound, or related equipment.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Conduct non-destructive (NDT) testing of components and materials in accordance with applicable codes, standards, equipment utilization, specifications, and procedures.
    • Utilize appropriate NDT methods to perform NDT inspections, including gamma radiography, x-ray radiography, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, leak testing, and visual inspections.
    • Select, prepare, load, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
    • Identify defects in materials using the appropriate testing techniques.
    • Complete documentation and work orders thoroughly following established protocols and meeting required timeframes.
    • Drive Company vehicles and maintain a safe driving record.
    • Provide instruction to assigned assistants and ensure the safety of the entire team.

     

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities  

    • NDT Methods – Expertise in multiple NDT methods and willingness to engage in ongoing learning and application of skills.
    • Mechanical – Basic mechanical knowledge.
    • Safety – Knowledge of, and willingness to follow, applicable safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Apply these safety standards in the work environment and look out for other crew members.
    • Able to Work a Demanding and Flexible Schedule – Strong work ethic required. Able to work long periods of time, up to 16-hour days. Able to respond to call-outs on short notice and to stay on-site, including long-distance travel for extended periods of time.
    • Customer Service – Interact professionally with customers. Punctual arrival to assignments.
    • Teamwork – Able to work effectively as part of a team and to follow specific instructions.
    • Physical Demands – Able to frequently lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds on loose, rough, or uneven terrain. Able to occasionally exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 150 pounds with assistance. Climbing and working at heights, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, standing for long periods, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, working in confined spaces, working in extreme cold and heat, visual acuity, working near hazards including moving mechanical parts, working near electrical components and exposures to chemicals.

     

    Education

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Certification and Licensure

    Valid driver’s license. Insurability through PROtect, LLC insurance carrier. Certification in one or more of the following NDT methods: RT, UTT, MT, PT.

     

    Work Experience

    Demonstrated NDT skill, knowledge, or experience.

    Job Details

    Employment Type

  • Summary

    Conduct NDT inspections of structures, pipelines or other components and materials using x-ray, ultrasound, or related equipment.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Conduct non-destructive (NDT) testing of components and materials in accordance with applicable codes, standards, equipment utilization, specifications, and procedures.
    • Utilize appropriate NDT method to perform NDT inspections, including phased array, shear wave, gamma radiography, x-ray radiography, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, leak testing and visual inspections.
    • Select, prepare, load, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
    • Identify defects in materials using appropriate testing technique.
    • Complete documentation and work orders thoroughly following established protocols and meeting required timeframes.
    • Drive Company vehicles and maintain safe driving record.
    • Provide instruction to assigned assistants and ensure safety of entire team.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

    • NDT Methods – Expertise in multiple NDT methods and willingness to engage in ongoing learning and application of skills.
    • Mechanical – Intermediate mechanical knowledge.
    • Safety – Knowledge of, and willingness to follow and lead others to follow applicable safety regulations, policies and procedures. Apply these safety standards in the work environment and look out for other crew members.
    • Able to Work a Demanding and Flexible Schedule – Strong work ethic required. Able to work long periods of time, up to 16-hour days. Able to respond to call-outs on short notice and to stay on site, including long distance travel for extended periods of time.
    • Customer Service – Interact professionally with customers. Punctual arrival to assignments.
    • Teamwork – Able to work effectively as part of a team and to provide instruction to others effectively and professionally.
    • Physical Demands – Able to frequently lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds on loose, rough, or uneven terrain. Able to occasionally exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 150 pounds with assistance. Climbing and working at heights, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, standing for long periods, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, working in confined spaces, working in extreme cold and heat, visual acuity, working near hazards including moving mechanical parts, working near electrical components and exposures to chemicals.

     

    Education

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Certification and Licensure

    Valid driver’s license. Insurability through PROtect, LLC. insurance carrier. Certification in the following NDT methods: UT, PLI. Additional certs a plus.

     

    Work Experience

    Demonstrated NDT skill, knowledge, or experience. Requires Shear Wave and Phased Array experience. PLI experience a plus.

    Job Details

    Employment Type

  • Summary

    Conduct Mechanical Integrity inspections on vessels, piping and tanks.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Conduct non-destructive (NDT) testing of components and materials in accordance with applicable codes, standards, equipment utilization, specifications, and procedures.
    • Utilize appropriate NDT method to perform NDT inspections, including API 510, API 570, API 653, magnetic particle, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, leak testing and visual inspections.
    • Select, prepare, load, calibrate, or operate equipment used in the non-destructive testing of products or materials.
    • Identify defects in materials using appropriate testing technique.
    • Complete documentation, work orders, and reporting thoroughly following established protocols and meeting required timeframes.
    • Drive Company vehicles and maintain safe driving record.
    • Safety focused. Knowledge of, commitment to follow and lead others to follow, applicable safety regulations, policies and procedures. Apply these safety standards in the work environment, look out for other crew members and other work site personnel. Able to recognize hazards and provide instruction to assigned assistants.
    • Interact professionally with customers and co-workers.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities    

    • NDT Methods – Expertise in multiple NDT methods and willingness to engage in ongoing learning and application of skills. Understand appropriate use of tools and equipment.
    • Mechanical – Intermediate mechanical knowledge and aptitude.
    • Communication and Active Listening – Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to speak and write clearly. Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, and asking appropriate questions.
    • Able to Work a Demanding and Flexible Schedule – Strong work ethic required. Able to work long periods of time, up to 16-hour days. Able to respond to call-outs on short notice and to stay on site, including long distance travel for extended periods of time.  Travel up to 75% of work schedule.
    • Customer Service – Interact professionally with customers. Punctual arrival to assignments.
    • Multi-Tasking – Ability to perform, monitor, or go back and forth between multiple tasks effectively.
    • Vision – The ability to see details at close range (within 20 inches). Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. Ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to right or to left while eyes are fixed on a given point.
    • Teamwork – Able to work effectively as part of a team and to provide instruction to others effectively and professionally.
    • Quality and Process Improvement – Thorough and continually looks for ways to improve processes.
    • Physical Demands – Able to frequently lift and carry objects up to 75 pounds on loose, rough or uneven terrain. Able to occasionally exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects up to 150 pounds with assistance. Climbing and working at heights, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, handling, standing for long periods, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, working in confined spaces, working in extreme cold and heat, visual acuity, working near hazards including moving mechanical parts, working near electrical components and exposures to chemicals. Able to adapt to frequent, often daily, changes in the work environment.

    Education

    High School Diploma or GED.

    Certification and Licensure

    Valid driver’s license. Insurability through PROtect, LLC insurance carrier. Certification in one or more of the following NDT methods: RT, UT, MT. AP510 or AP570.

     

    Work Experience

    Demonstrated NDT skill, knowledge or experience.

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