Integrated Global Services

Sandblasting / Thermal Spray Technician Trainee -

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Integrated Global Services, Inc. (IGS) is an international provider of surface protection solutions

Job Description

Sandblasting / Thermal Spray Technician Trainee

Posted: Sunday, 12/17/2023

About Us

Integrated Global Services is an international provider of surface protection solutions headquartered in Virginia, USA. We operate operational hubs, subsidiaries, and sales offices around the world to service our global clients. We have over 30 years of experience helping customers solve metal wastage and reliability problems in mission critical equipment and are an industry leader in the development and application of solutions to corrosion and erosion problems in challenging operating environments.

Position Title & Overview: (No relocation required)

Following a company-sponsored training program, our Thermal Spray Technicians travel to IGS customers all over the world performing coating corrosion applications. As a Thermal Spray Technician, you will work on a large team of dedicated and experienced sprayers all focused on servicing and protecting our customers’ mission critical equipment.

The Thermal Spray Trainee position is designed for candidates who are interested in rewarding work in a team environment, where safety is a priority and career growth is important! We pride ourselves on doing things “the IGS Way”. As an organization, we believe in key core values for our team to demonstrate daily. By doing things the IGS Way, we create a work environment that we can all be proud to be a part of. We are looking for individuals who share our core values, to add to the growth of our organization.

Excellence - Reliability – Innovation – Respect

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Sandblast and apply Thermal Spray coatings inside large process equipment such as holding tanks, vessels, and boilers
  • Maintain the highest level of safety while working in a confined space and wearing full protective equipment such as a full-face respirator, coveralls, and steel-toe boots
  • Ability to, and enjoy, traveling in the US and Internationally for extended periods of time
  • Achieve standardized goals and objectives as established by the management team
  • Represent IGS in a professional and positive manner in all situations

Requirements

Physical:

  • Lift 50lbs. or more multiple times through each shift; Walk up and down multiples flights of stairs or climb ladders
  • Able to work in tight/confined spaces as well as on elevated surfaces (scaffolding)
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts, day or night, 7 days per week
  • Able to wear a full-face respirator, in addition to other personal protective equipment as required (i.e. coveralls, work gloves, hardhat)

Education

  • Industrial or Field Service experience preferred (power plants, petrochemical, oil and gas, mining, commercial, concrete, sandblasting, hydro-blasting, coating application, painting, or manufacturing environments)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Client-Site Documentation

  • Due to nature of certain restrictions for our clients, we require all employees to hold a valid and unrestricted U.S. Driver's License
  • Employees will also be subject to a DISA background check and drug screening prior to employment and periodically during tenure.

Travel

  • Must be willing and able to travel 1 – 4 weeks at any given time.
  • Ability to obtain Passport and travel internationally.

Starting Pay: Usually between $50,000-$60,000 in the first year!

ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITY: VERSATILITY TEAM PROGRAM

We place great importance on employees being ready and able to mobilize to all client sites for any project type. This flexibility provides us with a group of top-tier employees capable of supporting our top-tier clients who have strict entry requirements and enables IGS to respond to client needs in last minute situations.

For applicants with the right credentials, our Versatility Team offers additional opportunities, higher pay, and full benefits to members of the program. Additionally, as full-time employees these Versatility Team members are eligible for 32 guaranteed hours weekly, even if they are not working on a project or in the shop.

Starting Pay: Usually between $60,000-$75,000 in the first year!

How do you get on the Versatility Team? You must:

  • Be active in our main DISA drug screen policies including our Urine & Alcohol and Hair Follicle tests.
  • Be able to clear any other project specific drug screen as needed.
  • Have an acceptable Criminal Background to be able to access our strictest client sites including Canada and/or not have a DISA background score higher than 2.
  • Have a Valid US Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Have a Valid TWIC Card.
  • Have a Valid Passport (US or Foreign).
  • Be able to pass site-specific testing (such as Basic Plus or other general safety and site knowledge tests.

If you have some of these things but not all, you can still be eligible! We offer our employees 60 days from hire to provide these credentials in order to be enrolled in the team. Apply today for more information, and we look forward to working with you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $70,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-the-job training
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Rotating shift
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Differential pay
  • Double time pay
  • Overtime pay
  • Signing bonus

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 75% (Required)

Work Location: On the road

Benefits
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-the-job training
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Integrated Global Services At A Glance

Integrated Global Services, Inc. (IGS) is an international provider of surface protection solutions headquartered in Virginia, USA. We run operational hubs, subsidiaries, and sales offices around the world to serve our global clients. We have over 35 years of experience helping customers solve metal wastage and reliability problems in mission-critical equipment and are an industry leader in the development and application of solutions to corrosion and erosion problems in challenging operating environments. IGS is a specialist in global on-site solutions with extensive shop production capabilities. Our Technology Research Center helps the world’s leading energy, power, and industrial companies solve their most critical surface engineering-related problems, improve coating and welding techniques, and evaluate material performance.
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