Careers at MISTRAS Rope Access

Our team is our true competitive advantage. The MISTRAS Rope Access professional strives to be proactive, positive and patient. We live by a set of Guiding Principles, and team members are chosen for their commitment to these values.


Location: United States of America (traveling position)
Focus: Wind Turbines, Bridges, Dams, and other structures
Schedule: Subject to discussion (FT, PT, Seasonal, etc.)
Pay Range: Depending on credentials and experience
Benefits: Subject to eligibility requirements

Overview
The MISTRAS Rope Access Team is looking for a motivated and qualified Level I, II or III SPRAT/IRATA Technician to carry out a wide variety of inspection, maintenance, and repair services in settings ranging from infrastructure, petrochem, to wind energy. The Technician uses ropes and related equipment to access and complete work tasks at considerable height. The Technician may also participate in rescue operations, administrative tasks, and customer support. Work hours, locations, shift times, and nature of work assignments are not guaranteed and can vary greatly. Travel is extensive, and time away from home can span several weeks at a time. The person holding this position is also expected to maintain primary residence in the United States.
Safety, integrity, technical capabilities, customer service, and an ability to function effectively in a team environment are essential. As expected of all personnel, the Technician is to operate in a direct, patient, and respectful manner at all times.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Maintains certification as a Level I, II or III Rope Access Technician (SPRAT or IRATA).
2. Meets the Company’s first-aid, CPR, and AED certification requirements at time of hire or within 60 days thereafter.
3. Valid driver’s license within the state of primary residence, without restrictions, and possession of a valid Passport or the ability to obtain one within 90 days.
4. Eligible for hire (or retention) based on the company’s background check process including but not limited to a review of criminal records, driving records, employment history, and reference checks.
5. Medically cleared by a Company-approved clinician based on the job demands. Applicants may be required to undergo one or more post-offer, pre-placement fitness for duty evaluations.
6. Able to successfully meet the Company’s substance abuse testing requirements including but not limited to testing at time of hire, random, reasonable suspicion, and post-incident.
7. Capable of carrying out strenuous, repetitive, or tedious work often in adverse conditions (heat, cold, wind, extreme height, darkness, etc.) and often for extended periods of time.
8. Able to travel by any means (air, rail, ship, ground, etc.), without geographical limitations (county or state boundaries, international travel, etc.) or any other restrictions that might interfere with logistics.
9. High school graduate or GED. Relevant bachelors and advanced degrees are an asset.
10. Must be at least 21 years old at time of hire.

Professional Experience
1. Represents MISTRAS in a positive and professional manner at all times, regardless of adversity.
2. Provides exemplary customer service and support (internal and external) that reflects integrity, collaboration, and timely follow-through.
3. Works effectively within a team structure to complete operational and administrative assignments on time, with good quality.
4. In accordance with Ropeworks safety procedures, reflects an intense focus on safety, health, and risk management concerns and takes pride in safeguarding self and others during each job assignment.
5. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned on an individual basis and as outlined in company policies, procedures and directed work practices.

Benefits (potential, subject to eligibility and waiting periods)
1. Medical, vision, dental, short-term and long-term disability
2. Life insurance, employee assistance, travel support and other ancillary benefits
3. Retirement 401K savings

How To Apply
If you meet or exceed the qualifications and experience requirements, you’re encouraged to apply. Please send a detailed cover letter and current resume to jobs@ropeworks.com. Please reference the job code “USA-Traveling Tech” in your materials. Upon receipt, you will be asked to complete a candidate profile form worksheet to complete the application process.

Location: Canada
Focus: Wind Turbines, Bridges, Dams, and other structures
Schedule: Subject to discussion (FT, PT, Seasonal, etc.)
Pay Range: Depending on credentials and experience
Benefits: Subject to eligibility requirements

Overview
MISTRAS Group, Inc. is seeking a fulltime & outage level II/III IRATA technicians who are interested in employment opportunities in Canada. Please visit hrcanada@mistrasgroup.com to apply.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Maintains certification as Level II or III IRATA Rope Access Technician.
2. High school graduate or GED. Relevant bachelors and advanced degrees are an asset.
3. At least six months of industrial rope access field experience.
4. Meets the Company’s first-aid, CPR, and AED certification requirements at time of hire or within 60 days thereafter. Current team members must maintain certification at all times.
5. Valid driver’s license within the state of primary residence, without restrictions, and possession of a valid Passport or the ability to obtain one within 90 days.
6. Able to travel by any means (air, rail, ship, ground, etc.), without geographical limitations (county or state boundaries, international travel, etc.) or any other restrictions that might interfere with logistics.

Essential Physical Functions:
1. If assigned by the Company, must undergo and successfully pass medical clearance examination(s), physical agility test(s), and/or functional capacity test(s) administered by Company-approved clinicians.
2. Capable of carrying out strenuous, repetitive, or tedious work often in adverse conditions (heat, cold, wind, extreme height, darkness, etc.) and often for extended periods of time.
3. Frequent carrying, pushing, and pulling motions while completing work tasks or managing tools/equipment is to be expected. Frequent lifting up to 30 lbs and occasional lifting up to 60 lbs without assistance.
4. Work tasks can be particularly stressful to fingers, hands, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck and spine. Repetitive hand and finger manipulation tasks, most often while wearing protective gloves.
5. Repetitive use of hips, knees, ankles, and feet while operating rope systems, using industrial ladders, or moving around work sites. Must possess adequate near and distance vision, hearing, and speaking ability.

We support all NDT industries. Come join us in an exciting industry with the fastest growing NDT Company in the world! Fulltime positions with competitive wages and benefits that include: health, dental, vision and 401(k). Mistras Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer

Location: Benicia, CA
Focus: Rope Access work within the petrochemical and related service industries
Pay Range: Depending on credentials and experience
Schedule: Full-time, year-round
Benefits: Yes, subject to eligibility requirements

Overview
The Mistras Ropeworks Team is looking for a motivated and qualified Rope Access Supervisor (SPRAT or IRATA Level III) who is experienced in a petrochemical environment to join our team in or near San Francisco Bay Area.
Successful candidates will be expected to maintain residence within a reasonable commute distance of worksite(s). Work will consist of a full-time, year-round projects in petrochemical refineries. Some assignments will be administrative in nature (meetings, paperwork, creating reports, committee work, etc.), while most will require work alongside a field team performing Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) including Radiography. The team member is expected to meet or exceed the requirements of a Level III Rope Access Technician, maintain a professional appearance, demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills in a complex industrial environment. With demonstrated success, team members will have access to advanced training and promotion. Overall, the candidate is expected to serve as a positive and constructive role model and help each team member to excel with each job assignment.

Primary Responsibilities
• Current certification as a Level III SPRAT or IRATA Rope Access Supervisor.
• Must have at least 3 years of experience as a SPRAT/IRATA certified rope access technician and at least one (1) year of experience SPRAT/IRATA Level III
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• USA citizen or current work permit.
• Pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background check.
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Benefits (potential, subject to eligibility and waiting periods)
• Medical, vision, dental, short-term and long-term disability
• Life insurance, employee assistance, travel support and other ancillary benefits
• Retirement 401K savings

How To Apply
If you meet or exceed the qualifications and experience requirements, you’re encouraged to apply. Email your resume to genevieve.fernandez@mistrasgroup.com for immediate consideration. Please reference “Fulltime –Benicia, California” in the subject line when applying. Interested candidates MUST be able to provide proof of rope access certification and corresponding logbook.

Location: Point Richmond, California
Pay Range: Depending on credentials and experience
Schedule: Full-time, year-round
Benefits: Yes, subject to company eligibility requirements

Overview
MISTRAS Group, Inc. is seeking a Full-Time Rope Access Technician Level III in Northern California. Local Candidates preferred

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Current certification as a Level III SPRAT or IRATA Rope Access Supervisor.
• Must have at least 3 years of experience as a SPRAT/IRATA certified rope access technician and at least one (1) year of experience SPRAT/IRATA Level III
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• USA citizen or current work permit.
• Pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen and background check.
• Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
We offer full-time employees company benefits that include medical, dental, life, vision, and a 401(k) retirement plan.

How To Apply
Email your resume to genevieve.fernandez@mistrasgroup.com for immediate consideration! Please reference Rope Access Technician Level III in the subject line when applying. Interested candidates MUST be able to provide proper documentation of classroom hours and OJT.

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