Element has an opportunity for a American Concrete Institute (ACI) Field Concrete and Soil Technician. We are offering a car and living allowance to qualified candidates. In this role, you will perform testing of concrete and soil in the field and laboratory for air content, slump, temperature, casting of concrete cylinders, de-molding, and compression testing on large renewable energy projects (wind farms). You may also perform soil testing using a portable nuclear density gauge and/or hand auger device.
Work schedule is variable which may include nights and weekends. If you are not within 50 miles from the project site, this position will require travel up to 12 weeks at a time.
Ensure compliance with safety rules, company policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws
Set up, conduct and analyze standard field and lab tests following prescribed procedures
Solve technical problems using application of standard techniques
Assist in documenting on-site test results; examine and analyze test results and explain unusual findings
Ensure that all testing equipment and tools are properly calibrated and maintained
Communicate with clients, technicians, and project managers on a professional level to ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction
Ability to travel extensively if not local (50 miles) for the project location
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1 certification required
Valid driver’s license or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment required
Concrete and soil testing experience required, field and lab testing experience preferred
Understanding of Nuclear Density Gauge Radiation Safety a plus
Ability to operate a company vehicle within company policy
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 knowledgeably to project engineers and/or contractors about the jobs as required regarding concerning work progress and necessary recommendations
At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.
All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.
Internal Number: 2019-2991
About Element Materials Technology
The recognized leader in Materials Testing and Product Qualification Testing
Element Materials Technology exists to ensure that the materials and products that are in use in some of the world’s most advanced industrial sectors are always safe; of marketable quality; compliant to all relevant industry standards and most of all are fit for purpose in their end application.
Our Vision is to be the best independent materials and product qualification testing partner in the world providing the highest quality results upon which our customers can depend.