Applus+

NDT Supervisor

US-MI-Parma
2017-1847
Internal Title
Major Projects Supervisor
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Management

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 Major Projects Supervisor is to support Major Project Operations by ensuring compliance with quality, safety, and documentation practices as well aiding in oversight and execution of all operational project related tasks

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with developing client specific procedures for all Major Projects (new construction pipeline); this includes but is not limited to reviewing client specifications, understanding qualification specifications and working with the Major Projects Manager and Technical Advisor to develop any field and company specific procedures.
  • Enforce compliance with all company and client quality policies, procedures, and specifications for all Major Projects; this includes compliance in all field operations for all new construction pipeline projects under the guidance of the Major Projects Manager.  
  • Perform Quality Assurance Field Auditing including but not limited to the following:
    • Auditing of Film, Rotoscan and Rayscan Data Files
    • Auditing of record keeping practices to ensure consistency between all jobsites and projects
    • Auditing of all hardcopy documentation to ensure all files are accounted for as needed to include all daily, weekly and monthly records.
    • Audit client turnover package to ensure correct formatting and required data present.
    • Audit required personnel and equipment certification to ensure conformance to specification and procedural requirements.
    • Audit all site safety paperwork to ensure compliance
    • Report findings to Major Projects Manager and Senior Compliance Manager; recommend corrective actions where needed; escalate immediate quality issues.
  • Assist the Major Projects Manager and working with the Operations Supervisor and Operations Manager in  the execution of projects from award through completion to include but not limited to:
    • Collaborate with Technical Advisor and shop personnel to assist in ensuring all inspection units are equipped with necessary equipment and are correctly dispatched to site in accordance with client specifications.
    • Maintain and inventory equipment to ensure adequate equipment is available to facilitate project requirements; escalate when there are inventory concerns.
    • Ensure all client specific documents are made available and utilized by project personnel.
    • Attend jobsite kickoffs to ensure all fundamental record keeping, procedures and equipment are available and in order prior to commencement of work.
  • Perform Project Coordination including but not limited to the following:
    • Communicate and train Field Personnel as needed per client expectations, specifications, and report forms.
    • Identify project requirement needs and coordinate the request and delivery of any supplies, tools, or equipment required for projects.
  • Act as the JANX’s site representative to resolve quality and safety issues and equipment issues; reporting all issues up to the Major Projects Manager.
  • Perform Operator Qualification Auditing including but not limited to the following:
    • Act as Subject Matter Expert, perform Evaluations for Veriforce, NCCER, ISNetWorld
    • Proctor industry required examinations (e.g. NCCER)
      Assure Client OQ requirements are met
  • Communicate routinely any quality concerns or issues with the Major Projects Manager and the Senior Compliance Manager.
  • Assist with JANX policy rollout and training for Field Technicians.
  • 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
  • Train, mentor and guide field personnel in correct operational activities including NDT, safety, radiation safety, and quality documentation requirements and processes.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding of NDT codes including but not limited to UT, MT, PT, RT, and VT
  • As applicable to the project, thorough knowledge of Advanced NDT inspections such as Pipeline Integrity, AUT, UT-SW, and RTR and field application of those methods, techniques and procedures.
  • As applicable to the project and skill set, ability to set up both conventional and advanced NDT equipment, conducts tests, interpret and evaluate findings in compliance with required specifications, standards and or customer specifications; this includes Rayscan, Rotoscan, and other advanced NDT equipment.
  • 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. 
  • 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 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 5+ years in a supervision or quality role 
  • Minimum 10+ years of applicable experience working in the NDT field  / oil and gas service industry
    Training, knowledge, and field experience in NDT Advanced Services required such as AUT, RTR, UT-SW and other advanced NDT methods, as applicable to the project requirements.
  • Must have the ability to maintain company and industry certification standards.

Certificates and Licenses Required

  • At a minimum, must be certifiable to ASNT standards as a Level II in Radiography and Ultrasonic Inspection, with the ability to obtain an ASNT Level III or equivalent.
  • As applicable to the project, ability to be certified in accordance with JANX SNT-TC-1A in a Level II certification, industry certification or training certificate in RTR, AUT, UT-SW and other advanced services methods and technologies.
  • Must meet minimum company requirements to operate a company vehicle and be eligible for coverage under Company insurance program.

Physical Activities and Requirements

  • Able to perform very heavy work (exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects).
  • 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.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Lifting. Raising objects in excess of 50 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position, up to a maximum of 50 pounds. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Sedentary work: Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 bend stretches, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • 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 identify and understand the speech of another person.
  • 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 listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • 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 read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • 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 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. 
  • 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
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • 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 75% of the time.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedules and respond to requests without advance warning or notification.