Acuren NDT Assistant Boiler Team in Augusta, Georgia

With 90 locations throughout North America, Acuren Inspection, Inc. is the leader in Nondestructive Testing (NDT). Providing a wide range of services in many industries including: Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Power Generation, Pulp and Paper, Construction, Fabrication, Automotive, and Aerospace. Inspection is our history and our focus for growth. We are a Rockwood company, the worldwide leader in NDT service and technology with over 3,000 technical professionals in Acuren, Hellier NDT Training, and Sperry Rail Service -- NDT firms run by NDT people!

Position Summary

The NDT Assistant Boiler Team will have the long-term opportunity for a career in Non-destructive testing. The NDT Assistant will be trained in rope access to perform work at heights; please view this exciting technology at

Initially the NDT Assistant will work with the Boiler Team in cleaning boilers and performng other laborer tasks. In time, the NDT Assistang will assist Technicians in performing specific calibrations, specific Nondestructive Tests, and specific evaluations for acceptance or rejection determinations.

Responsibilities Clean boilers, operate hand tools, and perform other labor tasks Set up and utilize Nondestructive Test equipment Assist in the calibration of NDT equipment Assist Technicians to conduct tests to ensure quality or detect discontinuities (defects) using NDT methods of inspection Record results of inspections Assist performing NDT procedures, carrying equipment and other operations Perform other job related tasks as assigned by management

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalent Technical background Experience in performing manual, physically challenging work Must be able to have experience, credentials and history to be certified as Trustworthy & Reliable to comply with federal and state regulations, as determined by a thorough background check Motor Vehicle Driving record must meet company standards to drive company vehicles

Required Competencies

Ability and willingness to travel out of town for extended periods of time (4-6 weeks)

Ability and willingness to work extended hours routinely (12-16 hours a day)

Willingness to work at heights and learn to climb ropes to perform work


Exceptional safety and quality awareness

Mechanical aptitude

Adaptable to changing schedules

Exceptional attention to detail

Team work

Ability to follow directions and procedures

Must be flexible and able to respond to work assignments with minimal notice

Physical Demands and Work Conditions

Climbing Frequent Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms up in excess of heights of 100 feet. Balancing Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. Stooping Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. 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 Upwards of 95% of workday. Walking Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks. Pushing Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward. Pulling Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion. Lifting Raising objects in excess of 100 pounds from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Fingering Picking or pinching or otherwise working with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Grasping Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Feeling Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Talking Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word accurately, loudly and quickly. Hearing Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction and to make discriminations in sound. Repetitive motion Substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

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).

Ability to perform visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measuring devices; and/or assembly of fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. Ability to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment. Ability to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

Able to perform in both inside and outside environmental conditions. Able to perform in extreme cold (Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour). Able to perform in extreme heat (Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour). Ability to withstand loud noise. Able to perform in and near hazards to include proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places in excess of 100 feet, exposure to high heat, extreme cold, or exposure to chemicals. Able to perform in conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin such as fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation. Ability for frequent mobility in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, small enclosed rooms, line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia. Able to function in narrow aisles or passageways. Able to work long workdays of up to 16 consecutive hours in one day.

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