Applus+

Shop Support Staff

US-MI-Parma
2017-1790
Internal Title
Shop Support Staff
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Company Bio

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JANX is a well-established company and leads the market in highly specialized non-destructive testing and inspection services. JANX is located in the center of numerous unique industries which provides our employees with a wide range of experience. 

 

We provide NDT, new construction, maintenance, and inspection services in all aspects of the oil and gas industries, including exploration, transmission, refining, storage facilities, and all oil related support industries. 

Position Purpose

  • The purpose of the Shop Support Staff is to support USA operations of JANX by assisting with vehicle preparation, mobilization, and demobilization based on project or customer demands as well as assisting with all building maintenance.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all the operational requirements as needed for project mobilization, demobilization or other operational needs in the timelines as required; this includes preparing and loading of trucks ensuring proper supplies and equipment as need for the type of work (radiography) and ensuring vehicle is operable and field ready by the customer driven timelines.
  • Support and assist with equipment builds such as darkrooms under the direction of the Operations Manager.
  • Support and assist with routine building maintenance such as air filters, lightbulbs, and other required building maintenance as requested by the Operations Manager for the Parma office.
  • Assist with vehicle drop off or retrieval as work and field operations requirements change.
  • Assist with other JANX office requirements such as inventory and transporting JANX property for office closures or openings.
  • Follow and enforce the Company required safe work practices and procedures at all times.
  • Follow and enforce Company policies at all times.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills, professionalism, and promote a positive customer service attitude internally and externally
  • Enforce and abide the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices per company policy
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Not applicable.

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • General knowledge of construction principles for JANX darkroom builds.
  • General knowledge of field operational equipment and supplies requirements.
  • The ability to understand the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.
  • Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.
  • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+ and JANX. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.
  • Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.
  • A sense of urgency, good attention to detail, and follow-thru
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and suggestions professionally

Education and Work Experience

  • High school or equivalency diploma preferred.
  • General shop, maintenance, and general construction experience preferred.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.

Physical Activities and Requirements

  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
  • The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
  • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
  • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
  • The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine/equipment or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
  • The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing.
  • The ability to work in confined spaces and at heights.
  • Balancing: Maintaining the body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount and kind of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward. Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Dexterity: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ will make reasonable accommodations that are appropriate and consistent within our legal obligations.

Working Conditions

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions in temperature extremes and inclement weather. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials and working environment
  • May occasionally walk on slippery or uneven surfaces.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud when working in the shop.
  • Overtime may be required during the week and weekend with work volume
  • Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 15% of the time.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedules and respond to requests without advance warning or notification.