Construction Materials Testing Technician II

Intertek

Columbia, SC

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Construction Materials Testing Technician II

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for CMT Technicians to join our Building & Construction team in our Columbia, SC office.  This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!

The CMT Technician role performs a variety of testing, project specific observations, and site assessment duties under direct supervision and/or from detailed controlled procedures.

The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

 

Benefits & Perks:

  • Ability to grow with the Company (over 100 locations with opportunity for growth/advancement)
  • Day to day variety of work
  • Ability to work on both small and large projects
  • Increased pay for certifications
  • Technical training provided to grow career in Building & Construction industry
  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurances
  • 401k with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement 

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate site works with subcontractors, perform site reconnaissance, and supervise drilling works
  • Communicate with project managers on field and testing operations
  • Performs a variety of testing, project specific observations and site assessment duties under limited supervision and/or detailed controlled procedures
  • Operates testing equipment and conducts testing, (example: Soil, concrete or other) and provides assessment of data through reporting
  • Works utilizing drawings, specifications, and diagrams
  • Uses specific methods to observe site activities and perform tasks
  • Make detailed observations and gives limited interpretation of results
  • Maintains detailed documentation and data from test results
  • Operates a calculator to determine mathematical test results
  • Communicates effectively with client and project teams
  • Must be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • H.S. Education or Equivalent, preferred
  • 2 or more years of construction materials testing experience required, preferably in the construction, civil engineering, or geotechnical engineering industry
  • ACI, DOT, NETTCP, or other applicable certifications are preferred
    • Will aide employees in attaining certifications!
  • Must have Basic Math, Calculator and Computer Skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication
  • Must be able to read and understand work plans
  • Must be able to work off shifts and overtime
  • Valid Driver’s License and reliable driving record (required)

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, move, push, and pull to 50 pounds if needed. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound
  • Ability to kneel and squat occasionally
  • Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)
  • Ability to climb occasionally

 

Why work at Intertek?

PSI, an Intertek Company, is a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services. We are ranked #15 on the 2020 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and are able to provide the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on-site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. 

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.

 

What we have to offer:
When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email [email protected] or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

 

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