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Offshore Field Technician

Houston, TX
CLIENT OVERVIEW
Our client has been a leader in the Oil & Gas/Wire Rope and Lifting Industry for decades.

JOB SUMMARY
This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a GED, or just out of high school or college to explore the exciting world of the offshore oil and gas industry with little to no experience required.  Upon hire, the position will begin work as a land based technician for a minimum of 6 months before moving to offshore technician work. The position will be based out of our Lafayette Branch. The candidate must be located within daily commuting distance of Lafayette to be considered for this position.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Inspect overhead industrial cranes and rigging to ensure safety and compliance with Mfg, OSHA and ANSI standards.
  • Troubleshoot and repair material handling equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment (strong knowledge of motors)
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance activities 
  • Provides customer service by acting as liaison between customer and office
  • repairs equipment as required
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding repairs
  • Services existing accounts by analyzing work orders; planning daily travel schedule; investigating complaints; troubleshooting; resolving problems
  • Builds and maintains rapport with customers by examining complaints; identifying solutions; suggesting methods and techniques for improvement
  • Keeps overhead crane systems operating by; performing inspections; troubleshooting breakdowns; performing preventive maintenance; responding to repair calls.
  • Documents service and installation actions by completing forms, reports, and inspection checklist
  • Builds and maintains customer confidence by maintaining a good response time, informing customer of problems, and completing the job in a timely manner
  • Position is full time 40+ hours weekly. 
  • Full medical dental benefits as well as 401k offered
  • Once working offshore there is a daily work bonus of $100 per night while on rig
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Trainable position for a candidate with a high mechanical aptitude, attention to detail
  • Background working with overhead cranes strongly preferred
  • SafeGulf certification preferred
  • Magnetic Particle Inspection certification preferred
  • TWIC preferred
  • Clean driving record (no DWI's)
  • Candidates must pass a background check
  • Once working offshore, work hours vary and will range 12-15 hour days
  • Offshore position must be comfortable with helicopters
  • Must be willing to work offshore for long periods of time
  • Must be comfortable working with heights
  • US citizenship required
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