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Engineering Technician III

Company: Terracon
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

22724BRService Line:MaterialsOffice Name:CincinnatiJob Description:Terracon is growing and we need Senior Construction Materials Engineering Technicians to support our Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant project site in Piketon, Ohio, a Department of Energy (DOE) brownfields project scheduled to last several years.* Relocation bonuses starting at $5,000 are available based on candidate skill sets and current certifications.Summary of Position:As a senior-level construction material testing technician, you will perform field and/or laboratory testing, observation, and inspection of construction materials (e.g., soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, and steel). You will be expected to communicate with the project manager, engineering technicians, client representative, contractors representative, and others as applicable regarding the construction site, project requirements, testing, observation, and inspection requirements and results. You will also transport material samples with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for further testing and analysis. Tabulate, prepare, and submit data and observation in the form of written and digital reports as work is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager. Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles, and work areas. May assist with scheduling and dispatch of Technicians to project sites. Adhere to strict safety standards.Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Performs testing, observation, and inspection as directed in accordance with training and the specified procedures.
  • Provides clear documentation of findings and results.
  • Performs basic analysis of data to verify accuracy before communication and submittal to the Project Manager.
  • Communicates information to the Project Manager and other personnel as directed by the PM.
  • Has experience and proficiency in multiple areas of field testing and inspection and or laboratory testing
  • May train lower-level technicians
  • May lead the activities of other engineering technicians in the laboratory or on larger field projects.
  • Maintains equipment and calibration.
  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Performs pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.
    • Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Word and Excel
    • ACI certification in one or more of the following areas:
    • Concrete Field-Testing Technician Grade I
    • Concrete Strength Testing Technician
    • Certified in radiation safety and Nuclear Density Gauge operation.
    • Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.
    • Valid drivers license with acceptable violation historyProject-Specific Requirements under Department of Energy (DOE) Policies and RegulationsForeign Nationals:
      • Per DOE contractual and regulatory requirements, any individual who is a foreign national must receive approval from Terracons client in order to be eligible to work on this project. Terracon will provide assistance in completing the necessary approval forms in the event they are required.Fit For Duty Occupational Physical and Drug Test:
        • Candidates will be required to submit to a medical physical evaluation in accordance with DOE guidelines and policies prior to being approved for work.
        • Candidates selected for this position will also be required to pass a DOE drug test as a condition of employment.Preferred Candidate Qualifications:
          • Certifications in one or more of the following areas:
          • NICET Level II certification in Construction Materials Testing in one or more of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, and Soils.
          • NICET Level II certification in Geotechnical in one or more of the following categories: Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist
          • ICC certification in one or more of the following categories: Reinforced Concrete, Spray-applied Fireproofing, Structural Masonry, Prestressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete, Structural Steel Bolting, and Structural Steel Welding.
          • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI)
          • American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II certification in more than one of the following areas: Visual Testing (VT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT).
          • Other national, regional, state, and local Materials related certifications requiring experience and written examination will also be considered if deemed appropriate by the Terracon Department Manager.Exemption:Non-exemptRequisition ID:22724BRPosting Title:Senior Construction Materials Engineering TechnicianEmployment Type:Regular, Full TimeCity, State (Office Location):Cincinnati, OHAbout Terracon:Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracons growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.Terracons vision of Together, we are best at people is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.EEO Statement:Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.Job Category:Technician/Inspector

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