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Rope Access Technician, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada


Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Focus: Rope Access work within the petrochemical industry
Pay Range: Depending on credentials and experience 


Mistras Group, Inc. is looking for motivated and qualified rope access technicians to help support our growing rope access business at Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Ideal candidates will possess a current rope access certification and are responsible for safety management, work site organization, and, where applicable, supervisory roles and responsibilities and providing leadership to work crews on various projects.


Primary Responsibilities

• Responsible for overseeing work projects

• Be conversant with relevant work techniques and legislation
• Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of advanced rescue techniques
• Demonstrate all the skills and knowledge required of level II technician
• Prepare and submit reports on a timely basis
• Ensure all equipment is operated safely
• Liaise with Operations Managers on project work
• Liaise with clients and site operations crew to ensure scope of job is understood and well executed
• Assist other technicians as required


Minimum Qualifications
• IRATA Level I or II Certification required including proficiency in theoretical knowledge, equipment and rigging, maneuvers, climbing and rescue/hauling
• Previous supervisory experience preferred
• Valid driver's’ license
• Required certification levels for specific projects
• Willingness to learn and improve
• Team orientated
• Ability to work productively in adverse conditions
• Eligible for hire (or retention) based on all Company policies related to employment.

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to routinely lift up to 30 lbs.
• Must be able to tolerate working in extreme climates (sub zero temperatures) for extended periods of time.
• Must be able to tolerate numerous hours spent stooping, crawling, kneeling, standing and walking.
• Must be comfortable working in cramped or confined spaces.
• Must be able to wear required protective and safety equipment (cold weather gear, safety glasses, hard hats, etc.)


How To Apply


If you meet or exceed the qualifications and experience requirements, you’re encouraged to apply. Visit to view job descriptions and apply.



About Mistras


Mistras is a leading “one source” global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to evaluate the structural integrity of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. Mission critical services and solutions are delivered globally and provide customers the ability to extend the useful life of their assets, improve productivity & profitability, comply with government safety and environmental regulations and enhance risk management operational decisions. For more information about Mistras Group, please visit


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About Ropeworks®


The Ropeworks Center of Excellence (COE) was formed by the acquisition of Skala/Ropeworks by Mistras Group in December 2010. Since 1994, Ropeworks has been a leading provider of rope access training, equipment and services in North America. Ropeworks is committed to further developing rope access and leadership training programs to grow an international presence with Mistras. For more information about Ropeworks, please visit

Mistras Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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