The primary function of the Field Construction Materials Technician is to provide construction representative services on large renewable energy projects (wind farm). The Field Construction Materials Technician is responsible for testing of concrete and soil in the field and laboratory for air content, slump, temperature, casting of concrete cylinders, de-molding, and compression testing. You may also perform soil testing using a portable nuclear density gauge and/or hand auger device.
Work schedule may be variable including nights and weekends.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Frequency of required physical force: occasional (moderate). •Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. often and >50 lbs. sporadically. •Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time. •Work is primarily performed outdoors and may include walking on uneven terrain. •Ability to climb, walk up ladders: occasional
Supervisory Responsibilities This position does not supervise staff.
Qualifications To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EEO/AA This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.
Education and/or Experience •High School Diploma or equivalent required. •2 years’ experience in the construction industry preferred. •Certificate or degree in Construction Management, Civil/Mechanical Engineering, Wind Technology or related field preferred but not required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations •Must have valid driver’s license or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment.
Other Skills and Abilities •Understanding of Nuclear Density Gauge Radiation Safety a plus. •Ability to operate a company vehicle within company policy. A valid driver’s license and safe driving record is required. •Knowledge of Construction techniques, testing & construction management preferred. •Ability to document completed jobs including notes on client contacts, action in the field, subsequent laboratory test with dates and times noted for review purposes. •Ability to maintain a tactful attitude and maintain good relationships with project engineers, owners, and contractors. •Ability to talk knowledgably to project engineers and/or contractors about the jobs as required regarding concerning work progress and necessary recommendations •Ability to accurately and fluently convey thoughts orally and in writing. •Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel) •Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events in the community, with customers and within the company.
Language Skills Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, customer testing specifications, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Mathematical Skills Ability to calculate figures and amounts and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
20 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Element Materials Technology
The Employer of Choice within the TIC Sector
Element Materials Technology is a global testing company that provides a comprehensive range of materials testing, product qualification testing, certification, calibration and consulting services to the Aerospace, Fire & Building Products, Infrastructure & Environmental sectors, Oil & Gas and Transportation & Industrials sectors.
Our purpose as a business is a simple one. To make certain that all of the materials and products we test for our clients are always safe in their end application; are of marketable quality; are compliant with all relevant industry standards and regulations and are ultimately fit for purpose.
As one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the global Testing Inspection and Certification (TIC) sector, Element provides an outstanding career opportunity for anyone interested in working in the areas of materials testing; product qualification testing & certification; device calibration and engineering consulting services.