Pressure Relief Valve Technician - Farmington, NM
The Individual must have experience with and be able to test, reset and repair basic spring-loaded industrial pressure relief (pop) valves; as well as assisting in the tear-down and inspection of more complex devices. Be able to complete the proper valve test/repair documentation, as defined by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors, including an understanding of Valve Test Reporting systems and procedures. You must be able to identify and use OEM valve specification manuals. This position requires a basic understanding of ASME and NBIC Codes and manuals. Understand and verify test gauge calibration methods, procedures and testing components.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Identify set-up, test and/or repair simple spring-loaded pressure relief devices. Will be responsible for set-pressure changes including spring changes, able to calculate new valve capacities from OEM supplied information (charts) including interpolation of values. Under the direct supervision of an PRV Senior Technicians, assisting in the tear-down and Inspection of more complex devices; do the final assembly, tagging and sealing of pressure relief-devices.
Reports directly to the Service Manager; works under the direct supervision of PRV Tech II & III.
EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of a High school diploma, or GED, is required. A valid state-issued driver's license is mandatory. The successful candidate must have a mechanical aptitude and the ability to apply basic mechanical / physical concepts. Candidate must hold current safety card, or be able to obtain one. The candidate must be able to pass a drug and alcohol screening and a background check. You must be able to pass a PRV Tech I qualification standard and, preferably hold a current certificate, or be able to obtain one within 3 months.