Applus+

Division Manager

US-IL-Mokena | US-WI
2017-1817
Internal Title
Division Manager
# of Openings
1
Category
Supervisor

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 Division Manager is to be both billable by providing NDT inspections as clients require as well as overseeing all operations within the Division ensuring operational excellence through quality, safety, customer service expectation delivery, and JANX expectations.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for providing the necessary leadership to plan, organize, assign, direct, coordinate, and control the field operations to meet all client requests within the Division.
  • Coordinate with Operations Supervisor for personnel requests; ensure compliance with Collective Bargaining Agreement at all times.
  • Perform NDT inspections in the field using proper inspection criteria and protocol based on industry standards, JANX requirements and client specific requests.
  • Ensure quality assurance operational objectives, expectations and policies are being met and adhered to in compliance with JANX and client policies and procedures.
  • Ensure operational safety performance, objectives, and policies are being met and adhered to in compliance with JANX and client policies and procedures; this includes both general safety and radiation safety recording keeping requirements and processes.
  • Assure that all required maintenance, repairs, and leak testing of licensed radioactive material is conducted in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, regulatory requirements and company procedures.
  • Assure that industrial radiographic equipment is secured against theft or unauthorized removal at all times while in storage, during transportation and while in use.
  • Assure that all industrial radiographic equipment is transported in accordance with all applicable federal/state transportation regulations, local requirements, and company procedures.
  • Provide technical support and knowledge to field technicians and JANX clients as required.
  • Ensure client specific reporting requirements and timelines are met to client and JANX expectations.
  • Report any deficiencies in operational and service level non-conformances to the Regional Director as applicable
  • Complete all required training, including tests, within company guidelines.
  • Maintain a strong client service focus
  • 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

  • Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment for all staff ensuring all company policies are being followed
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
  • Maintain staff job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results in partnership with human resources
  • Review, validate, and approve reporting employees’ timesheet and reports.
  • Train, mentor and guide technicians in correct operational activities including NDT techniques, safety, radiation safety, and quality requirements and processes.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding of NDT codes including but not limited to UTT, MT, PT, RT, and VT
  • Must fully understand the requirements of Radiation Safety as per the NRC, federal, state, JANX and other required regulations and policies.
  • Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite of products
  • 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.
  • Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Unusually decisive in handling difficult problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Detail oriented with a dedication to the quality control and quality assurance process
  • Detail orientated, and deadline driven
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to diverse groups of people
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and suggestions professionally
  • Ability to develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time
  • Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Applus+ and JANX. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.

Education and Work Experience

  • Minimum 3+ years in a field supervision role
  • Minimum 10+ years of applicable experience working in the NDT field / oil and gas service industry
  • Must have the ability to maintain company and industry certification standards.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • Must be certified in accordance with JANX SNT-TC-1A as a Level II in Radiography and other methods as required.
  • Ability to be certified as a JANX Corporate Level III.
  • 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 choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
  • The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • 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.
  • The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes
  • In compliance with American with Disabilities Act (ADA), Applus+ and JANX 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 is frequently loud when working on project site.
  • Overtime may be required during the week and weekend with work volume.
  • Ability to travel when required, nationally, up to 50% of the time.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedules and respond to requests without advance warning or notification.