Cooling Tower Tech II

The CTT2 assists the Foreman with the construction, erection, installation, fabrication, and repair of all types of cooling towers. The CTT2 must be able to carry out assigned duties without the constant supervision of a Foreman. The incumbent must work diligently to ensure tasks are completed safely, efficiently, on time, and to CTE quality standards. This position may require extensive travel depending on project location.

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  • Assist the Foreman with the installation of mechanical motors, fans, and fan shafts and alignment
  • Read blue prints, sketches, or building plans for information pertaining to type of material required, dimensions of the structure or fixture and liaise with and Foreman for direction
  • Assist the Foreman with the selection of lumber and other materials to be used on the assigned job
  • Assist the Foreman with preparation and layout using rulers, tape measures, framing squares and calipers
  • Assist the Foreman with marking, cutting and assembly lines on materials using pencil, chalk, and marking gauge
  • Assist the Foreman with shaping materials to prescribed measurements using saws, chisels, and grinders
  • Assist the Foreman with assembling cut and shaped materials
  • Assist the Foreman with the erection of framework
  • Assist the Foreman with additional tasks as assigned by Superintendent

Performance Measures

  • 100% Safety
  • Quality of Work
  • Productivity and Attendance


Below are the initial requirements that you MUST meet in order to qualify for this role:

  • 7 Year Graded Background Check
  • TWIC
  • Drug Test
  • Must have reliable means of transportation to and from office
  • Cannot be afraid of heights

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 -5 years in field construction
  • 1 year (minimum) Cooling Tower Technician 3 in cooling tower construction

Certifications | Skills | Abilities

  • Valid Drivers License
  • OSHA 10 
  • Rigging, forklift, and man lift certification (preferred)
  • Knowledge of structural, mechanical, and piping installation
  • Knowledge of the operation of construction tools and terminology
  • Knowledge of construction safety guidelines

Physical Demands

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities or medical restrictions to perform the essential functions:

  • Occasionally lift 50 to 100 pounds
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
  • Must be able to climb various heights
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Outside or in a plant environment; may be exposed to bad weather and/or excessive heat and noise
  • Hazardous chemicals are typically produced or stored in locations close to Work area
  • Work in confined spaces and at an elevation above 4’ with 100% tie-off

Other Physical & Work Requirements

  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Sitting
  • Handling / Fingering
  • Reaching Outward
  • Reaching Above Shoulders
  • Climbing• Crawling
  • Squatting and Kneeling
  • Bending

Other Required Competencies

  • Ability to work within precise limits and/or standards of accuracy
  • Ability to apply basic mathematics to solve problems
  • Ability to general problem solve including employee relations
  • Ability to plan work and select proper tools
  • Ability to compare and accurately determine differences in sizes, shapes and forms of objects
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


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