CH2M Tech II - Crane Inspector - Level 2 - Prudhoe Bay, Alaska in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

To be considered for this position, candidates must demonstrate that they have one to two (1-2) years of experience AND certification to inspect non-mobile cranes, wire rope, chain falls & come-a-longs.

Ensure during inspection, testing, repair, operation, and modifications that below-the-hook lifting equipment comply with federal OSHA, ASME, and recognized National Standards. Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all types of rigging equipment including chain falls, come-a-longs, overhead cranes, slings, spreader bars, shackles, and lifting eyes.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Extensive knowledge of the use/application of rigging hardware, chain falls, and lever operated hoists

  • Dismantle, repair, and reassemble equipment using hoists, hand tools, pneumatic and electric tools

  • Perform load testing by rigging and moving large loads Perform lube and grease applications for equipment Assist in ordering materials

  • Willing to work at heights routinely

  • Trained and certified to inspect rigging & below the hook lifting devices from 100 lbs to 75 tons

  • Trained and certified to inspect non mobile cranes, wire rope, chain falls, come-a-longs from 100 lbs to 75 tons

  • Ensure during inspection, testing, repair, operation, and modifications that below the hook lifting equipment complies with federal OSHA, ASME, and recognized National Standards

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all types of rigging equipment: Chain falls, Come-A-longs, and Overhead Cranes, Slings, Spreader Bars, Shackles, and Lifting Eyes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of the use/application of rigging hardware, chain falls, and lever operated hoists

  • Familiar with principals of lubrication

  • Possesses a wide range of mechanical knowledge of hoists and cranes

  • Able to maintain crane maintenance records

  • Ability to communicate safety warnings, instructions, and task assignments

  • Able to use hand and power tools

  • Ability to read and understand schematic, blueprint/drawings, job descriptions, maintenance/safety/technical manuals and safety/warning signs

  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Understanding of instrumentation, air and electrical knowledge in order to repair pneumatic systems and communicate with electricians

  • Self-motivated, self-directed individual

  • Willing to work at heights routinely

  • Trained and certified to inspect rigging & below the hook lifting devices from 100 lbs to 75 tons

  • Trained and certified to inspect non mobile cranes, wire rope, chain falls, come-a-longs from 100 lbs to 75 tons

  • Advanced knowledge of operation and repair of non-mobile cranes

  • Advanced knowledge of inspecting rigging and below the hook lifting devices

  • Advanced knowledge of lubrication principals and crane pneumatic systems

  • Physical Demand/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here 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 to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Must have ability to stand, walk on level, uneven and slippery surfaces, sit, squat, kneel, reach through low and high ranges and exhibit normal balance and coordination. These basic physical requirements are essential for safe performance of the job in harsh environments with exposure to very cold temperatures and while wearing arctic gear.

  • Lift 40 lbs floor to knuckles x 5 self-paced, with 12 second intervals

  • Lift 40 lbs from floor to waist x 5 self-paced with 12 second intervals

  • Climb and Carry: While carrying 40 lbs with one hand and using the other hand to hold onto a railing for safety, climb up and down 3 steps and then continue the carry for 5 feet on level surface and repeat test again for a total of 2 test repetitions

  • Pull with a peak isometric force of 56 lbs x 3 Push with a peak isometric force of 86 lbs x 2

  • Slanted Ladder: Climb up and down 12 rungs x 2 for a total of 24 rungs, self-paced but continuous

  • Sustained Squat Test- Functionally squat for a sustained period of 3 minutes; allow test recipient to shift weight as desired

  • Sustained Kneeling Test: Kneel for 5 minutes; allow test recipient to switch weight bearing knee as desired

  • Repetitive Kneel Test: Perform from standing, kneel on one knee, alternate from left to right knee, x 5 each knee

  • Repetitive Stoop Test: Perform from standing position, bend forward at waist as far as possible without bending the knees with hands reaching toward the floor x 5, self-paced, but continuous

  • Repetitive Squat Test: Perform a functional squat and stand x 5

  • Twist and Flex Test: Perform from standing alternate toe touches x 5 to each side to assess ability to twist and flex the trunk repetitively

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

  • One to two (1-2) years of experience with inspection, installation, maintenance and repair of non mobile cranes, wire rope, chain falls and come-a-longs (100 lbs to 75 tons)

  • Must possess training certification to inspect non mobile cranes, wire rope, chain falls and come-a-longs (100 lbs to 75 tons)

  • Valid driver’s license required and ability to be insured by CH2M’s auto insurer

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Two (2) years petrochemical field experience

  • Familiarity with Greater Prudhoe Bay (GPB) layout and facilities

Candidates must successfully complete all required pre-employment requirements including physical, drug screen and background check

This job description is intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the job incumbents

This position is located on the North Slope and requires a rotational work schedule.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to extreme weather conditions. An individual will be required to work the majority of hours in an industrial environment and will need to be able to quickly respond to a change in work demands. Must be able to routinely lift up to 40 lb. [Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions].

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon:

Demonstrated ability to perform the physical requirements (listed above) of this position via the successful completion of a Fitness for Duty Evaluation

Negative results in a drug test

Attainment of a North Slope Training Certification (NSTC) via completion of modules

CH2M will schedule and cover program costs for Fitness for Duty Evaluations, drug tests, and NSTC training for job candidates. Candidates will not be compensated for their personal time spent completing these programs or for costs of previously attending the NSTC training, drug test or FFD evaluation.

At CH2M, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CH2M will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.

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