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Construction Materials Testing Technician

Construction Materials Testing Technician

Requisition ID 
2016-13624
Work Location 
US-TX-El Paso
Department / Discipline 
Construction
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an immediate need for a Construction Materials Testing Technician for our El Paso, TX office, to perform field inspections and observations for roadways, structures, utilities and bridge construction projects.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform soil, concrete, asphalt and masonry testing; Steel inspection abilities a plus
  • Provide daily reports of observation and test results
  • Monitor work procedures for compliance with project specifications
  • Interact with client representative (supervisors, foremen, project managers, engineers, etc.) at project sites
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of testing data
  • Travel within Texas, New Mexico and surrounding states to support other Amec Foster Wheeler offices; Approximately 20% overnight travel

Skills / Qualifications

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Recent graduate with  BS in Civil Engineering would also be a good fit for this opportunity
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Reliability – must be able to arrive at designated project sites prior to scheduled times
  • Ability to prepare report s and documentation
  • Ability and willingness to travel to support other Amec Foster Wheeler offices and projects desired; Approximately 20% overnight travel, with opportunities for longer term travel assignments
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred

  • ACI, NICET, TTCP or DOT certification
  • 1+ years of Materials Testing experience

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stoop, kneel and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Will work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and will walk on uneven ground

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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