• Fusion Technician

    Location US-TX-San Antonio | US-CA-San Francisco | US-TX-Austin
    Job ID
    2018-8953
  • Overview

    Underground Solutions, Inc. (“UGSI”), an Aegion Company, has an opening for a Pipe Fusion Technician to support our PVC fusion and pipe technologies. The position will be based in either Northern California, San Antonio, TX, or Austin, TX.

     

    Underground Solutions, Inc. is one of the most dynamic and fastest growing companies in the water infrastructure and electrical conduit market with a portfolio of proprietary and patented technologies targeting water and wastewater infrastructure improvement and undergrounding of electrical conduit. For more information about UGSI, please visit our website at www.undergroundsolutions.com

    Responsibilities

    The Fusion Technician position will be responsible for fusing our patented Fusible PVC® pipe by means of a thermal butt fusion technology and providing on-site assistance to installation contractors in a fast-paced, small company atmosphere. Duties will include:

    • Providing PVC fusion services while working closely with contractors on the job-site;
    • Training and assisting customers with various fusion joining and field installation processes;
    • Travel to and from work sites with extended assignments of one to two weeks at a time;
    • Maintenance of fusion machines.
    • Working outdoors and on-site to exacting QA/QC specifications and documentation requirements

    The ideal candidate will be familiar with the construction process and methods for pipeline installation.  Fusion technicians represent our company on the job site and must be able to conduct themselves professionally. 

    Qualifications

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Some construction or similar experience is preferred (piping or HDPE fusion experience a plus).
    • High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with general and drilling contractors
    • Must be mechanically inclined.
    • DOT medical card (or ability to obtain)
    • Physically able to lift 75 lbs. unassisted
    • Computer literacy
    • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
    • Self-motivated with ability to work independently with minimal supervision from a remote home office
    • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time (nationwide with occasional international)

     

    UGSI is a drug-free workplace.                     

    Our company offers a competitive salary and a full benefits package, including medical, dental and vision Insurance, matching 401k, tuition assistance, PTO, holiday time, and much more. Underground Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer supporting workforce diversity – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

                                          

    Equal Employment Opportunity.  Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

    VEVRAA compliant – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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