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Posted by: Allied Power International <apistaffing@alliedpwr.com> on December 23, 2018 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Post Number: 510192
Posted By: Allied Power International
Posted On: 2018-12-23 00:04:01
Email Address: apistaffing@alliedpwr.com
Subject: Maintenance Support Technician
Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Barakah
State: Overseas
Country: United Arab Emirates

Allied Power International is looking for qualified candidates interested in upcoming work in the UAE.

Job Overview:
Performs installations, routine inspections, trouble shooting and repairs, both scheduled and unscheduled, based on craft.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

• Boilermakers typically do the following:
o Read blueprints to determine locations, positions, and dimensions of boiler parts
o Install small premade boilers in buildings and manufacturing facilities
o Lay out prefabricated parts of larger boilers before assembling them
o Assemble boiler tanks, often using robotic or automatic welders
o Test and inspect boiler systems for leaks or defects
o Clean vats with scrapers, wire brushes, and cleaning solvents
o Replace or repair broken valves, pipes, or joints, using hand and power tools, gas torches, and welding equipment

Plumbers and pipefitters typically do the following:
o Prepare cost estimates for clients
o Read blueprints and follow state and local building codes
o Determine the material and equipment needed for a job
o Install pipes and fixtures
o Inspect and test installed pipe systems and pipelines
o Troubleshoot malfunctioning systems
o Repair and replace worn parts

• Ironworkers typically do the following:
o Read and follow blueprints, sketches, and other instructions
o Unload and stack prefabricated iron and steel so that it can be lifted with slings
Signal crane operators who lift and position structural and reinforcing iron and steel
o Use shears, rod-bending machines, and welding equipment to cut, bend, and weld the structural and reinforcing iron and steel
o Align structural and reinforcing iron and steel vertically and horizontally, using tag lines, plumb bobs, lasers, and levels
o Connect iron and steel with bolts, wire, or welds

• HVAC typically do the following:
o Install, clean, and maintain HVACR systems
o Install electrical components and wiring
o Inspect and test HVACR systems and components
o Discuss system malfunctions with customers
o Repair or replace worn or defective parts
o Recommend maintenance to improve system performance
o Keep records of work performed

• Insulators typically do the following:
o Remove and dispose of old insulation
o Review blueprints and specifications to determine the amount and type of insulation needed
o Measure and cut insulation to fit into walls and around pipes
o Secure insulation with staples, tape, or screws
o Use air compressors to spray foam insulation
o Install plastic barriers to protect insulation from moisture

• Scaffold Builders typically do the following:
o Follow blueprints and building plans
o Erect, level, and install building framework with the aid of rigging hardware and cranes
o Instruct and direct laborers and other construction helpers
o Erect scaffolds in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Erectors also must abide by all manufacturer recommendations and be capable of erecting scaffolds under the guidance of a competent person
o Inspect all scaffold components prior to assembly to ensure that components used are of similar material and in good repair before becoming a part of the completed scaffold. This includes (but is not limited to): mudsills, screw jacks, frames, braces, planks, access ladders, brackets, etc.
o Maintain fall protection requirements while erecting/dismantling scaffolds
o Provide a scaffold to the user that is free from recognizable and preventable hazards (i.e. fall protection systems in place, falling object prevention in place, appropriate access/egress to and from the scaffold, appropriate anchorage and stability of the structure, appropriate walking/working surfaces, maintaining appropriate clearances from electrical hazards, etc.)
o Prior to occupation, scaffold erectors must notify the competent person that the scaffold has been erected and is ready to be inspected
o Train of other scaffold users if needed
o Contact and coordinate with the Competent Person regarding any issues associated with the erection of a scaffold
o Contact maintenance manager if there is a concern regarding the erection of the scaffold.

• Sheet metal workers typically do the following:
o Select types of sheet metal according to plans
o Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets
o Drill holes in metal for screws, bolts, and rivets
o Install metal sheets with supportive frameworks
o Fabricate or alter parts at construction sites
o Maneuver and anchor large sheet metal parts
o Fasten seams or joints by welding, bolting, riveting, or soldering

• Painters typically do the following:
o Cover floors, furniture, and trim with drop cloths, tarps, and masking tape to protect surfaces
o Remove and replace pictures and outlet and switch covers
o Install scaffolding and raise ladders
o Fill holes and cracks with putty or plaster
o Prepare surfaces by scraping, wire brushing, or sanding to a smooth finish
o Calculate the size of the area to be painted and the amount of paint needed for the area
o Apply primers or sealers so the paint will stick to the surface
o Apply paint or other finishes, using hand brushes, rollers, or sprayers

• Welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers typically do the following:
o Study blueprints, sketches, or specifications
o Calculate the dimensions of parts to be welded
o Inspect structures or materials to be welded
o Ignite torches or start power supplies
o Monitor the welding process to avoid overheating
o Layout, position, align and fit components into welding fixture as instructed
o Set-up gas-shield MiG-welder and weld parts to job specifications
o Use basic understanding of blueprints and welding symbols to complete job assignment
o Use hand tools, clamps, and grinders to perform job tasks
o Complete basic maintenance on welding equipment
o Maintain equipment and machinery

• Equipment operators typically do the following:
o Clean and maintain equipment, making basic repairs as necessary
o Report malfunctioning equipment to supervisors
o Move levers, push pedals, or turn valves to control equipment
o Drive and maneuver equipment
o Coordinate machine actions with crew members using hand or audio signals
o Follow safety standards

• Rigger typically do the following:
o Attach loads to rigging machinery to move them from one place to another
o Make sure that the right amount sized bolts and clamps are used for each attachment
o Handle the movement of heavy equipment with the help of controls
o Assemble and dismantle rigging equipment at the end of each shift
o Manipulate rigging lines and hoists to control attached heavy equipment
o Ensure that the selected cables, pulleys and winches are in accordance to the weight of the equipment that needs to be hoisted or moved
o Communicate with construction staff using verbal communication or hand signals to ensure the safety and correct movement of heavy equipment or materials
o Test and set-up rigging for safety and maneuverability before each movement
o Ensure compliance to safe rigging practices at every step of the rigging process
o Perform cleanliness and maintenance duties on rigging equipment and tools
o Ensure that all rigging gear is stored in a proper manner and is ready for the next shift
o Create work reports at the beginning and end of each shift

Required Qualifications:
• English Proficiency minimum of IELTS 4.5 (International English Language Testing System) of level 4 on all and reading level 5
• High School diploma or equivalent
• Education requirement of at least one of the following:
o Three years minimum related craft military experience
o Three years minimum craft industrial maintenance experience that includes completing a recognized trades training program
o Five years minimum craft industrial craft maintenance experience

Basic Qualifications:
Basic Units of Competency
• Lead workplace communication
• Lead small teams
• Develop and practice negotiating skills
• Solve problems related to work activities
• Use mathematical concepts and techniques
• Use relevant technologies
Common Units of Competency
• Use hand tools
• Perform measurements and calculation
• Prepare and interpret technical drawing
• Apply quality standards
• Maintain tools and equipment

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:
• Nuclear experience
• Fork Truck operations and experience

Essential Job Functions (Physical Requirements):
• Power Plant Environment-Work both inside and outside in all temperatures and climate conditions in accordance with Heat Stress procedures
• Work in confined places, on elevations more than 250 feet, or from platforms at heights of 5 feet or greater
• Climb stairways, ladders, and work from aerial equipment
• Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment
• Work in and around rotating equipment, high voltage electrical equipment, high noise areas and elevations
• Work in confined spaces, some requiring the use of respirator protective equipment
o Established facial hair in the sealing area of a respirator is not permitted when wearing respirators
• Substantial footwear must be worn.
• Performance of duties may require working rotating shifts as needed and response to calls 24 hours/day, seven days/week
• Overtime and non-standard work hours as required
• Daily work expectation requires ability to perform tasks by walking, standing, sitting, kneeling, crouching, squatting, twisting, pushing, pulling, shoveling, climbing, and working with hand tools (up to 25 pounds) in position above and below head, and extended from body to complete repairs
• Lift, carry, position and use tools and/or equipment (weighing up to 50 lbs.) in awkward positions, swing various weights of sledge hammers, stoop and bend to reach valves, pull on chain-falls or come-a-longs
• Ability to twist the body and neck while driving company vehicles or operating company equipment
• Performance of duties may cause frequent jarring of the body.
• Work with and around hazardous and non-hazardous materials (reference the waste management guidance manual)
These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job. This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company's discretion.

Company Overview:
Allied Power, is focused solely on the utility industry and provides a broad suite of services and a deep commitment to customer service and engagement with employees. We are a diversified provider of services for power plants across the asset life cycle and our leadership has vast experience in the utility market and expertise in nuclear generation.
We provide safe and cost-effective power generation from our customer’s assets. Our services include Routine Maintenance, Outage Services & Management, Capital Construction, and Specialty Services (Welding, Valve Repairs, Reactor Services, Turbine Services, and Specialty Engineering).

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