Wetout Technician

Layne - Columbus, OH3.2

Full-timeEstimated: $24,000 - $32,000 a year
Granite Construction is a global construction, water management, and drilling company, providing responsible solutions for transportation, water, mineral and energy resources.

Granite operates in more than 80 integrated offices worldwide. Our philosophy of responsible growth guides us in consistently doing the right thing for our people, the environment, our company and the clients we serve every day. We strive to leave the individuals and places we touch better off for their interaction with us, and our culture is embodied in our unwavering commitment to the core values that define us: Safety, Pursuit of Excellence, Integrity, Honesty, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Citizenship and Reliability.

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Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America’s largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.

At Granite Inliner, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you’ll see that we are building more than infrastructure—together, we are building your future.

POSITION SUMMARY: Wetout Technician is a support person for the saturation (wetout) process directly related to the cured-in-place (CIPP) method of pipeline repair. The Wetout Technician will work for and take direction from the Wetout Manager which may include:
Manual labor tasks (lifting, carrying, dragging or pulling material, etc.)
Use of hand tools
Equipment driving and operation
Completion of required paperwork

The Wetout Technician position requires someone with a good work ethic, the ability to understand and follow directions, and the ability to get along with co-workers.

Must be able to understand and follow the Company’s operating procedures and safety policies
Must take and be able to understand instructions from the Wetout Manager
Must perform tasks in a safe and quality manner
Must accept responsibility delegated by the manager for company property and equipment; Must maintain and operate that equipment in a clean, safe and mechanically sound condition
Must accurately and legibly complete all required paperwork which may include, but not be limited to: Wetout reports, ISO documentation, etc.
Must possess a positive attitude and be able to work with a team

JOB SPECIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities):
Must understand and speak fluent English
Must be able to understand and follow instructions in the performance of the required tasks in conformance with the Company’s policies and procedures
Must maintain required certifications
Safety certifications may include Competent Person, Forklift, First Aid, CPR, etc.
Must pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen and a fit for duty (physical) test
Must work in a manner that will not jeopardize the health and safety of him/herself, other employees or the general public
Computer skills & equipment experience preferred

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:
Must be able to work with resin and chemicals associated with the saturation of cured-in-place liners; A listing and SDS are available.
Must be able to stand much of the day
Must be able to use proper lifting technique to periodically lift a minimum of 50 pounds and carry it for a minimum of 50 feet; Must be able to periodically direct lift up to 100 pounds
Must be able to use proper lifting technique to periodically lift 20 to 40 pounds overhead
Must be able to work in elevated situations; Must be able to ascend and descend a minimum 10’ ladder
Must be able to bend and turn at the waist as well as squat
Must be able to enter the back of trucks and stack/move/remove lining and other material
Must be able to complete a pulling action similar to pulling heavy rope from a stack of lining material
Must be able to walk and drag material (liner)
Must be able to safely utilize cutting devices including knives, scissors and hand saws
Must be able to move and reposition trucks
Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions (heat, cold, rain, etc)
Must be able to work overtime when required

Granite Construction is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf