PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram
Search the site

 


Senior Field Technician - USA

View All Jobs | Search Jobs | Post a Job

Company: Willbros International, Inc.
Location: TX - Columbus TX
Posted: 12/3/2013
Salary: N/A

Senior Field Technician Description: An incumbant will work with experienced engineers and specialists on consulting projects and develop the skills needed to manage engineering tasks and projects while in the field. Incumbant will multitask in a fast paced environment with limited supervision. Incumbant will have detailed expertise as it relates to integrity management field services and will possess advanced certifications and skill sets relating to the position. Essential Duties and Responsibilities : Successful incumbent will assist experienced engineers/specialists with project execution and will initially work with project managers and will follow existing analysis procedures related to specialized field work, working with pipeline inspection data in spreadsheet format. As experience is gained, he/she will become familiar with pipeline technologies such as, but not be limited to:

Pipeline and facility external corrosion control.
Facilities and pipelines cathodic protection design.
External corrosion field surveys, cathodic protection monitoring and troubleshooting.
Pipeline Coatings, and pipeline coating inspection.
Pipeline HVAC induced interference.
In-line inspection hardware and software.
Data collection, management, alignment, and integration.
Degradation mechanisms and their control.
Repair technologies.
Risk management.

This position will require interactions with clients and prospective clients out in the field and field management of survey crews.Incumbent will conduct tasks without supervision as part of a larger projects. He/she will conduct and/or manage larger projects, and exercises advnaced skill sets in one or more technical areas related to pipeline integrity. Interaction with other departments locally and globally is expected when needed.Senior Technicians will provide guidance and direction to all Technicians and Specialists regarding field activities and applications. Programming macros is occasionally required. Knowledge of Excel Visual Basic is beneficial. Education:

High School Diploma or GED Required, advanced degree preferred.
Experience in corrosion control, protective coatings and cathodic protection monitoring is required
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, is required. Experience with finite element software packages is a plus.
NACE Cathodic Protection Level 2 Certification and/or other advanced certifications.
Ability to handle field survey equipment, troubleshooting, good writing and record keeping skills are required.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, is required.
Must be self-motivated, and be able to work independently.
Experience with non-destructive testing is a plus.
Ability to work in a safety oriented and high stress outdoor environment required.
Strong English speaking and writing skills are required
Willingness to travel. Travel assignments can be from several days to several weeks (work at client ’s work site).

Professional Experience: Licenses, Certifications, Credentials, or Other Requirements:

NACE or ASNT certification required. NACE CP 2 required and/or other advanced certifications.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Position requires excellent and advanced technical skills in one or more of the following areas:
Cathotic Protection Design
External Corrosion Pipeline Surveys
Materials Engineering (familiarity with carbon steels is a plus)
Non Destructive Testing or a related area.
Good writing skills.
Experience or familiarity with transmission pipelines or pressure vessel technologies is a plus.

Interpersonal Skills:

Good interpersonal and communication skills
Capable of writing justifications, summaries
Training users in moderately complex topics, making presentations to various audiences, and interacting positively with first level management.

Willbros, USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer Must pass pre-employment and random drug tests. This position is a full time regular position with a competitive compensation and benefit package. Applicants are thanked in advance for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Willbros is an equal opportunity employer.

This job was originally posted on CareerBuilder.com. Original job posting

Apply for this job (via CareerBuilder.com)
E-mail this job listing to a friend

Clemco International GmbH
Global engineering-trusted solutions

For more than 70 years, Clemco has provided the highest quality blast equipment with a total commitment to comfort and safety.


Montipower, Inc.
The MBX Bristle Blaster

Get a 2.7 to 3.3 mil profile and a Near White Metal Clean. For info visit www.mbxit.com or call 877 629-8777


PPG Protective and Marine Coatings Group
We Protect and Beautify the World

PPG is widely recognized as a world leader in protective and marine coatings, developing innovative, cutting-edge products and services.


Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210


Aggreko
Dehumidification & Heating Rental Equipment

Dehumidifiers, heating, power and 24/7 service, nationwide. Aggreko offers rental solutions for your painting/coating project.
844-433-9802


Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Arch truss treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 2003. This steel arch bridge is rust free on all surfaces including the crevice corroded joints and connections.


W Abrasives
Steel Abrasives from
W Abrasives

As the global leader in steel abrasives, W Abrasives material is the efficient and eco-friendly solution blasting with you to reach the perfect profile.


DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector SHD Shore Hardness Durometer

PosiTector SHD measures the hardness of non-metallic materials. Features a measurement timer, auto ignore mode and internal memory. Shore A or D available.


Absolute Equipment/Grand Rental Station
TIER 4 EQUIPMENT

We have Tier 4 Equipment including Air Compressors & Generators for Sale & Rent! Your job may now require Tier-4. www.absoluteequip.com or Call 412-931-6655.


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
http://www.sspc.org/

Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !

 

Technology Publishing Co., 2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us