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Field Inspector, Metal Coating Inspections

Location: IA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $70,000.00
Date: 2/7/2018
Job ID: 02566173
Job Description
Be on the cutting edge of helping to upgrade the aging water infrastructure and distribution systems throughout the U.S.!  We are seeking a bright energetic Field Inspector to assist with condition assessment of a wide variety of water storage tanks, metal surfaces, and water filtration media for a rapidly growing water services provider in the Central U.S.  Expertise with metal corrosion, paint and coating analysis, and surface inspection techniques is preferred, but not required.  NACE certification is desired.  This position will support field inspection demands at a variety of municipal potable water treatment facilities located in a multi-state region in the Midwest/Central Plains.  High levels of overnight travel are required. 
Our client has served the potable and industrial water markets for over 60 years providing safe tank and water well rehabilitation services, equipment maintenance assessments and long-term sustainable asset management solutions throughout the entire water infrastructure and distribution cycle.
Essential job functions include:
  • Inspect all physical assets of a customer’s water supply system, including tanks, clear wells, in ground wells, and filter media.
  • Assist with evaluations of valves, fire hydrants, water meters, and leak detection.
  • Attend mandatory pre-bid meetings for new projects, contributing to scope development.
  • Send paint chips and coating samples from tank inspections to laboratory and the coating manufacturer for evaluations.
  • Input all data gathered from inspections into the requisite forms and computer system.
  • Assist sales personnel with project/program pricing.
  • Assemble all necessary information and complete writing the inspection reports for Operations.
  • Assist Operations and Sales team with any/all condition assessment tasks within the region.
Requirements include:
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate’s or Technical degree preferred.
  • 2+ years of Water Industry, Engineering, or Construction Management experience.
  • NACE Level II certification preferred, or the ability and desire to train and sit for the exam.
  • Experience with industrial coatings, commercial painting, metal surface cleaning/preparation, or metal bridge restorations.
  • Well-rounded mechanical aptitude and familiarity with pumps, motors, valves, flanges, seals, piping, tanks, sensors, instrumentation, etc.
  • Prior sales or customer interface experience is a plus.
  • Must be comfortable climbing large outdoor storage towers, with safety harness, over 100 ft. tall.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and capable of working independently with little supervision.
  • Proficient with software such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Highly competitive hard worker willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel overnight up to 75%.
  • Valid drivers license with good driving record.
Compensation includes a very attractive base salary, bonus incentive, and company truck.  Benefits include a 401-K with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and paid time off.  Our client is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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