Job Description:

HDPE Fusion Tech

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Position Outline

HDPE Fusion Tech should have basic knowledge of pipeline construction duties. He/she should be receptive to guidance as well as training and mentorship by the Pipeline Supervisor. The Fusion Tech role requires initial training and certifications in various ASTM, EHS and OSHA requirements, as well as task specific, specialty tool and fusing equipment training as the individual progresses through their advancement in basic knowledge and understanding. Like his/her supervisors, this individual shall be respectful of his supervisors and co-workers and will be condition of work to show up on time and ready to work with PPE once they arrive to location.  As instructed by their supervisors, employees will be required to understand the task of a JSA, its intended purpose, and they will be able to fill these out on behalf of their crews.  Also, as they advance to operate equipment, they will receive instruction from their supervision as well as formal training classes scheduled specifically for their certification. If you do not understand; ask.  If you do not feel safe; stop the job.

In all tasks, the individual will be required to reinforce safety and they will apply those principles personally and to their respective team members.  No job is more important than safety.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Stop the job if you feel it’s not safe
  • Safely working in all-weather conditions
  • Being on call to meet customer need when applicable
  • Work non-schedule related hours
  • Operating Fast Fusion and McElroy fusing machines
  • Basic equipment operation
  • Follow company policy and procedures

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • Willing to travel and execute the fusion of various pipeline lengths and diameters
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record (no more than 2 moving violations in 3 years)
  • Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as random drug testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SafeLand, OSHA 10, CPR/1st Aid, and H2S Training
  • Class A CDL
  • Self-Motivated
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Detailed Mindset

Project Performance:

  • Follow all procedures, applying ASTM F2620 fusion standards
  • Achieve McElroy and Fast Fusion procedures
  • Uses Fusion Technician competency form to grasp expectations of the position
  • Follows outlined metric for establishing individual growth and promotional opportunity
  • Keep copies of training certifications and work with supervisor to assist him to schedule to avoid a lapse in your certifications
  • Performs duties in accordance with EHS and company policy
  • Operate and follow data logging procedures
  • Responds appropriately to supervisor’s instructions or requests clarification when needed
  • Able to recognize and trouble shoot equipment complications
  • Meet all reporting requirements
  • Completion of daily operational associated paperwork
  • Maintain an organized and clean work area (in and out of fusing machine)
  • Comfortably stand and work for 12+ hours shifts
  • Effectively communicate with contractors and inspectors on ShaleStone’s behalf
  • Be proactive in preventative maintenance efforts
  • Other duties as assigned