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Construction Engineering Technician

Construction Engineering Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-19218
Work Location 
US-TX-Dallas
Department / Discipline 
Construction
Additional Work Location 
..
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood’s Dallas team is growing and we are seeking Construction Engineering Technicians to perform construction testing and inspections for transportation, commercial, industrial, education and healthcare projects. We have opportunities for experienced technicians with ACI and other certifications. We also have opportunities for motivated individuals without construction testing or inspection experience looking to start a career.

 

Do you enjoy working outdoors and the construction industry? Are you reliable, and do you have a good driving record? If so, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity!

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Under immediate supervision, perform routine field sampling/testing and/or laboratory testing of soil, base, aggregate, Portland cement concrete, asphaltic concrete and masonry in accordance with established procedures and standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, TxDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
  • Under immediate supervision, perform field inspections and observations of construction activities to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, project documents and specifications in accordance with established procedures
  • Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with established quality procedures
  • Upon additional training, perform field tests on materials and completed work using standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, TxDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of testing data
  • Maintain assigned equipment and related calibration
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects, perform pre-task planning prior to executing work, and report any safety issues or concerns to management

Skills / Qualifications

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Reliability – must be able to arrive at designated project sites prior to scheduled times
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred, but not required

  • 1-2 years + Construction inspection and/or testing experience
  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1, additional ACI certifications preferred - exceptions will be made for suitable applicants
  • It is preferred that technicians have and maintain required ACI certifications to perform appropriate testing and inspections
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel

Physical Demands

  • Physical examination required to obtain medical clearance to work
  • Ability to lift 60 lbs and move 100 lbs.
  • Clean driving record and capable of being insured for driving company vehicles
  • Ability to work in variable outside conditions, including extreme heat or cold

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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