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DATE ADDED: Thu 27/09/2018

Mitigation Technician

Blue Island, USA


Job Description
Water Restoration Technician

A fast growing, leading edge Restoration Company with offices in Chicago’s South Suburbs is looking for an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our Team; an individual that is a self-starter, skilled and possesses excellent communication skills.

Overview: The Water Restoration Technician is responsible for assisting the production department with completion of Water Mitigation projects in a professional and timely manner. Water Mitigation Technicians will be “cross trained” to the Carpet Cleaning, Contents and Mold departments. This is an AT WILL position.

General Duties:
• Extract water from flooded structures using commercial extraction equipment
• Carpet cleaning, content cleaning, mold mitigation and fire cleanup and restoration.
• Perform job site production to include water extraction, demolition, use of hand tools, power tools, general cleanup, equipment maintenance, facility maintenance, moving of goods and supplies through warehouse production process, etc.
• Assist in determining the most effective way to dry the affected materials.
• Conduct demolition after fire, water/flood, mold or storm damages.
• Remove carpets, carpet pads, drywall and insulation.
• Submit samples of removed materials to ITEL, as required by the insurance company.
• Haul debris from job site to truck as well as moving customer contents away from work area as needed.
• Monitor moisture levels on the job site and enter data into Moisture Mapper.
• Set, move and monitor humidifiers, air movers, air scrubbers and other equipment to job site.
• Set up negative air in affected work areas for containment.
• Efficiently and effectively install containment.
• Handle water extraction and removal of water damaged materials.
• Apply all safety rules and regulations and prevent work hazards.

Ability to:
• Work in a team environment with strict deadlines. Ability to detect wet structural surfaces as well as affected contents
• Keep complete and accurate job files and follow through on the project.
• Work in a fast but efficient work environment.
• Handle crisis management as situations occur.
• Assist in problem solving and in making this a more effective organization.
• Work on call and in all emergency situations as needed.
• Generate information within a reasonable time frame with accuracy and efficiency.
• Manage details of multiple projects in an efficient and organized method.
• Manage professional and timely contact with clients, employees and vendors.
• Produce work in a timely, budgeted, scheduled and profitable manner for the Company.

• General mathematical and data entry skills.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills including read and write the English language.
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• A minimum of 3 years’ experience in restoration industry.
• Carpentry and mechanical experience and skills a plus.
• Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
• Water restoration certification a plus.

Your talents will be rewarded with an hourly rate commensurate with your level of experience along with bonus opportunities. Your employee benefit package includes retirement, paid vacation and holidays.

Role: Mitigation Technician
Job Type:
Location: Blue Island,

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