Alpha Testing is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking qualified individuals to fill a full-time Field Testing Technician position. We are seeking individuals with experience in the construction industry. Applicant must be able to pass a drug test. Applicant must also have strong initiative, able to use technology, detail oriented, team player, able to pass/obtain industry certifications/exams, Applicant must have a high school diploma. We are always seeking experienced technicians with ACI, NICET, ICC, PTI, TXDOT, and Troxler certifications. Alpha Testing is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking qualified individuals preferably with previous experience in the construction industry, specifically earthwork/excavation or concrete. This is an entry-level position and we will consider applicants with no work experience.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following: Other duties may be assigned. Regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
- Field sampling
- Testing of concrete and soil materials
- Collect samples
- Perform occasional concrete coring
- Driving to project sites
- Preparing test reports
Technicians may be called upon to train other technicians
To perform this job 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.
Employee must be able to drive and be outdoors at hot or cold temperatures.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School or Diploma. Must have knowledge and experience with GPS navigation systems and be able to operate it effectively.
Ability to read, write, and clearly communicate in English. Ability to write reports and understand procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, contractors, engineers, and clients. Must have laptop access.
Ability to apply concepts of basic math such as subtraction, addition, and measurements.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Opportunities for training in various soil and concrete material certifications are relevant to the position. ACI Certification is required to test concrete. More information can be found online at www.comcrete.org
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb and reach above shoulder. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, twist, turn, stoop, bend, push, pull, squat, balance, jump, crawl, kneel or balance. There is repetitive use of hand and wrist along with forearm rotation. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
Alpha provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Alpha complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Alpha expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race color religion gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Alpha's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Alpha Testing is a leading regional engineering firm in Texas. 350+ employees strong, we continue to grow. Currently have office in Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. Services Alpha provides are geotechnical engineering - subsurface investigations related to foundation design; construction materials testing - related to quality control; and environmental services - related to real estate transactions. Alpha offers competitive pay and an attractive benefit package.
Alpha serves clients such as school districts, universities, hospital systems, real estate developers, and financial institutions. We also serve consultants involved in the built environment such as civil and structural engineers and architects. Projects typical to our firm include the Dallas Cowboys Stadium, major toll road projects, water supply pipelines, hotels, retail projects, apartment complexes, residential subdivisions, K-12 school buildings and industrial warehouses.
Fort Worth, TX
Mon, 4 Sep 2017 12:49:02 PDT