Project Mitigation Technician Lead – Covington, LA

Full time @Ashley Smith Construction LLC posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description

Lead Mitigation Technician
The Water Mitigation Technician assists in the technical activities necessary to restore or repair commercial properties damaged by fire, smoke, water, mold, bio-hazard and other factors. Must responds to job sites as directed, and performs all tasks in accordance with company and industry certified standards.
The Mitigation Technician Lead is responsible for providing technical direction for jobs and projects involving fire, smoke, water, mold and bio-hazard restoration. Assist in overseeing and the coordination of all facets of restoration.

Will give direction, oversees and participates on Jobs in Water Mitigation, Mold Remediation and Fire Damage Restoration
Responds to daily emergency services such as water, fire, and smoke damage jobs.
Responsible for the extraction of water from flooded structures using commercial extraction equipment.
Removing of damaged or wet building materials such as carpet, pad, baseboard,… [more] cabinets, drywall, etc.
Takes moisture readings, measurements, sets up commercial drying equipment.
Assists the Dispatcher in the assignment of new jobs, monitoring, and demo’s
Assist’s in the scheduling and ensuring personnel are responding and performing job functions, and are completing paper work accurately and completely
Will overseeing of job setups, monitoring, and movement of equipment needed for water extraction and drying of premises
Duties include ensuring that Demolition is completed and debris removal has been completed.
Oversee projects and ensures sewage cleanup is completed and follows IICRS standards
Structural drying and content cleaning is to industry standards
Provide accurate and detailed measurements, diagrams, photos, journals, work orders, and other documentation, as required for each job

Other duties include:

Maintains a neat and orderly worksite and obey all safety rules and regulations to prevent work hazards
Ensures company vehicle(s) are clean and in an organized fashion; ensuring it is stocked with the equipment, and supplies necessary to perform all work required at designated job sites
Assist other departments and will provide guidance to other junior technicians
Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly with clients, managers, team members, and other parties.
Assist Dispatch and Management in the “on-call” rotation for emergency after hour calls, in situations where the assigned personnel are unavailable may require re-assignment of technicians
Assist in checking of jobs to ensure completion of work and adherence to requirements.
Checking that equipment is properly placed and size of equipment to maximize efficiency
Reviewing of documentation and paper work to see if complete and correct
Be the technical and go-to person with regards to water damage losses
Provide some supervision when directed
Other job responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor and/or management

Job Requirements:

Ability to understand and follow directions and relay those directions to the other Team members
Possess a positive attitude and bring it to work everyday
Possess strong communication skills, verbal and written. Applicants must be fluent in English (Spanish speaking a plus)
A strong desire to work with your hands and mind
The ability to work flexible hours and days as required by our clients
Motivated to advance within our growing company
Be able to lift a minimum of 75-100lbs
Participate in 24-hour emergency on call rotation (nights, weekends, holidays)
Be able to work more than 7 consecutive days when required due to work load on a large loss
No fear of heights or confined spaces
Comply with all safety regulations
Wear the company uniform and display our logo with pride.
Excellent customer service and technical skills.
Must have prior experience in water damages and mold remediation.
No Felonies
Must have reliable means of transportation to and from work.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 – $25.00 per hour

Health insurance
Paid time off


8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

Bonus pay

Application Question(s):

Are you a “Team Player” who is willing to go the extra mile?


High school or equivalent (Preferred)


Restoration: 1 year (Preferred)


Spanish (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Preferred)

Willingness to travel:

25% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

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