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Refractory Consultant SME at ALS Maverick Testing Laboratories, Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: La Porte, Texas

Job Description:

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.


  • Responsible for management of the Refractory inspection group.
  • Develop refractory installation procedures and follow installation. Inspect in- service refractory and make recommendations for repair.
  • QA for refractory installation on new and in-service repairs.
  • Develop refractory dry-out procedures for new installation and repairs.
  • Develop and qualify refractory installation techniques and personnel.
  • Sales oriented. Must be able to obtain accounts and maintain industry relationships.


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Refractory.
  • Physically able to work in confined spaces and at heights.
  • Working knowledge of refractory lined units & their failure mechanisms.
  • Working knowledge of refractory classifications, limitations & characteristics.
  • Able to work as a team with clients, employees and contract installers.
  • Able to prepare repair maps.
  • Able to manage inspectors and coordinate inspections during TA's.
  • Working knowledge of TA activities and scheduling.
  • Able to coordinate planning with clients.
  • Organized individual with emphasis on quality. Able to write Inspection and testing procedures.
  • API936 certified. Capable of reviewing in-service refractory conditions and making suitable refractory recommendations.
  • Ability to write detailed inspection summaries and final reports.

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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