Senior Pipe Technician

<strong>Work with a dynamic growing company in the exciting field of composites construction and maintenance. At FRP Construction we take pride in the quality of our work and the quality of our people.</strong>

Tucson, Arizona


<p><strong>Welcome to QuakeWrap, Inc., the original innovator and developer of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) products for infrastructure repair and renewal.</strong>&nbsp;QuakeWrap and QuakeWrap, Inc. President/CEO Dr. Mo Ehsani have spent over 25 years pioneering advanced construction technologies utilizing FRP. QuakeWrap&rsquo;s patented FRP products &ndash; including the innovative PileMedic&reg; and PipeMedic&reg; repair systems &ndash; are field-proven to rehabilitate, retrofit and strengthen assorted structures worldwide, with award-winning results.</p> <p>QuakeWrap solutions represent an extraordinary improvement over traditional infrastructure repair methods. We strive on creating new innovative products that result in higher quality, faster construction time and at a lower cost.&nbsp;</p>

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Competitive and commensurate with qualifications

Overview: The World&rsquo;s Most Innovative FRP Company&trade; is looking to hire a Sr. Pipe Technician with the primary purpose of taking its carbon and glass fiber based composite pipe products to the next level.At QuakeWrap&reg; we specialize in designing fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) systems to strengthen above and below ground infrastructure. Now our goal is to expand our products and services to new pipe installation with small and large diameter FRP pipes made on site (via a patented system funded at the federal level) and our facility in Tucson, Arizona. As such, the Sr. Pipe Technician&rsquo;s primary responsibility will be to develop and implement procedures to make prototypes, andthen transition to mass manufacturing of our patented composite pipe systems. The tasks of the Sr. Pipe Technician shall be assigned by the Pipeline Division Manager and Company CEO/President.<br /><br /><strong>Work Environment</strong><br />This job mainly operates in a research and development laboratoryand production facility. This role routinely uses power tools and machining equipment, as well as frequent exposure to FRP materials and other chemicals. The performance of this position will require exposure to areas where the use of personal protective equipment are mandatory. This job also operates in a professional office environment where this role might require the use of standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines
Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.<br /> <ul> <li>Assist with improving the design of QuakeWrap pipe products (InfinitPipe&reg;, StifPipe&reg;, and SuperLaminate&reg; )</li> <li>Set up procedures and lead the manufacture of new pipe and joint system prototypes</li> <li>Define and lead implementation of best practices for mass production of new pipe products Competencies</li> <li>MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook&bull;Strong organizational skills and ability to pay attention todetails</li> <li>Familiarity with pipeline constructionmaterials&bull;OSHA safety training(preferred)</li> <li>Test lab experience(preferred)</li> </ul> <strong>Supervisory Responsibility</strong><br />This position requires supervisory responsibilities and overseesprogress and performance of Lab Technician Assistants<br /><br /><strong>Other Duties</strong><br />Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field(preferred)</li> <li>Trade school diploma in manufacturing,pipe construction or related fields</li> <li>At least 5 years of experience in pipe manufacturing industry (preferred)</li> <li>At least 5 years of experience at anFRP pipe facility (preferred)</li> </ul> <strong>Physical Demands</strong><br />The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.<br /><br />While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to lift up to 40lbs. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, kneel, bend, use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms, extended periods of sitting and concentration, finger and wrist dexterity required.<br /><br /><strong>Position Type/Expected Hours of Work</strong><br />This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm with some flexibility.<br /><br /><strong>Travel</strong><br />No travel required for this position.