COOLING TOWER TECHNICIAN 2 - GULF COAST REGION

Location: Based out of Houston or Beaumont, TX
Date Posted: 10/03/17

Overview

The CTT2 assists the CCT1 with the construction, erection, installation, fabrication, and repair of all types of cooling towers. The CTT2 must be able to carry out assigned duties without the constant supervision of a CTT1 or Foreman. The incumbent must work diligently to ensure tasks are completed safely, efficiently, on time, and to ICT quality standards. This position may require extensive travel depending on project location.

Responsibilities

ACTIVITIES/TASKS/SCOPE
  • Assist the CTT1 with the installation of mechanical motors, fans, and fan shafts and alignment
  • Read blue prints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, dimensions of the structure or fixture and liaise with CTT1 and Foreman for direction
  • Assist the CTT1 with the selection of lumber and other materials to be used on the assigned job
  • Assist the CTT1 with preparation and layout using rulers, tape measures, framing squares and calipers
  • Assist the CTT1 with marking, cutting and assembly lines on materials using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge
  • Assist the CTT1 with shaping materials to prescribed measurements using saws, chisels, and grinders
  • Assist the CTT1 with assembling cut and shaped materials
  • Assist the CTT1 with piping
  • Assist the CTT1 with the erection of framework
  • Assist the CTT1 with additional tasks as assigned by Superintendent, Field and Area Managers, and Foremen

PERFORMANCE MEASURES
  • 100% Safety
  • Quality of Work
  • Productivity and Attendance

Requirements

Below are the initial requirements that you MUST meet in order to qualify for this role:
  • 7 Year Graded Background Check
  • Basic Plus
  • TWIC
  • Hair Follicle Drug Test
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from job site
  • Cannot be afraid of heights

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 0 - 3 years in field cooling tower construction
  • 1 year (minimum) Cooling Tower Technician 3 in cooling tower construction

CERTIFICATION/OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Basic knowledge and application of safety standards through OSHA training and experience
  • Rigging, forklift, and man lift certification (preferred)
  • Basic knowledge of structural, mechanical, and piping installation
  • Basic knowledge of the operation of construction tools and terminology
  • Basic knowledge of construction safety guidelines

PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or medical restrictions to perform the essential functions:
  • Occasionally lift 50 to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Must be able to climb and maintain balance at elevated heights using scaffold boards, ladders and walk planks
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally

WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Outside or in a plant environment; may be exposed to bad weather and/or excessive heat and noise
  • Hazardous chemicals are typically produced or stored in locations close to Work area
  • Work in confined spaces and at an elevation above 6 with 100% tie-off

OTHER PHYSICAL AND WORK REQUIREMENTSPhysical Demands:
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Handling / Fingering
  • Reaching Outward
  • Reaching Above Shoulders
  • Climbing
  • Crawling
  • Squatting and Kneeling
  • Bending

OTHER REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
  • Ability to work within precise limits and/or standards of accuracy
  • Ability to apply basic mathematics to solve problems
  • Ability to general problem solve including employee relations
  • Ability to select and use tools properly
  • Ability to read tape measures
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
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