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HDPE/Poly Pipe Fusion Technician

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH124732
  • Location: USA, Oregon, Portland
  • Sector: Facility Management, Facilities Management, Built Environment
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 01/05/2018
This vacancy has now expired.
Our Client is an employee-owned environmental consulting and construction firm that designs and implements sustainable environmental solutions. core capabilities are: solid and hazardous waste management, landfill gas, site remediation, renewable energy, and regulatory compliance for businesses and municipalities responsible for protecting our air, water, and soil as part of doing business. Their employees take pride in their work and are committed to the success of our clients.

Job Summary

Serves as a Laborer for the construction of landfill gas collection or other environmental pollution control systems.
Perform work in a professional, productive and safe manner.
Continually strive to improve the Office's and ones' own, health & safety performance.
Adopt the principles of SCS's Safety Culture.
Understand the Company's philosophy regarding behavior based safety and play a part in eliminating unsafe practices and conditions.
Organizational Relationships

Reports to the Project Manager, Project Superintendent, Senior Field Technician, or Project Foreman.
May assist other Laborers, Equipment Operators, Foreman, or Superintendents.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Follows Codes of Safe Work Practices as outlined in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
Interacts with other SCS-FS personnel and/or subcontractors in a professional manner.
Assists in the fusion of pipe by operating fusion equipment under the supervision of a fusion technician.
Enters excavations to fuse pipe, install gas system piping, and install leachate or condensate piping.
Enters manholes, sumps, or other confined spaces to install new gas system or leachate/condensate system piping.
Repairs leachate and condensate lines by cutting piping and/or removing or draining leachate or condensate liquids.
Operates power saws and drills to connect and cut piping and wellheads, and to cut slots into new or existing gas system piping.
Applies glues and primer to gas and leachate system piping to repair or connect piping.
Carrying of or the use of ladders.
Remove, clean and install LFG gas system liquid pumps.
Replace or install sumps for gas system wellheads or leachate systems.
Operate vehicles to pick up parts and equipment.
Participates in monthly tailgate Health and Safety meeting. Participates in monthly Health and Safety (SOP) training.
Prepares daily logs for work performed on sites during work day.
Actively participate in the SAFE process by making observations, review and assist in the development of the project health and safety plans including the associated Job Task Safety Analysis.

Minimum of 6 months' experience as a HDPE/Poly Pipe Fusion Technician required.
Advanced technical skills related to the operation and maintenance of pipe fusion equipment. Forklift experience preferred.
1 to 3 years in general construction experience required.
Must be flexible with being on call for emergencies, working overtime and weekends as needed. Travel throughout the West Coast is required.
Must meet physical requirements for driving (pick-up truck), lifting and carrying equipment/mechanical components (up to 50 lbs. Unassisted), hand excavation/digging (using shovels/picks), carrying and climbing ladders, operating and working from man lifts, operating electronic tools (drills, saws, etc.), using hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, hammers, etc.), and providing services under varying weather conditions.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.