Technician I - Construction - Intern

Employer
Intertek
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Oct 20, 2020
Closes
Oct 28, 2020
Ref
1311214925
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
PSI, an Intertek Company, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for a Technician I - Construction to join our Building and Construction team in Fairfax, VA.This is a temporary, Intern position. Ranked #15 on the 2019 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, the building and construction team provides 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. Essential Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesPerforms a variety of testing, project specific observations and site assessment duties under direct supervision and/or from detailed controlled procedures.Operates testing equipment and conducts testing, (example: Soil, concrete or other) and provides assessment of data through reportingWorks utilizing drawings, specifications and diagramsUses specific methods to observe site activities and perform tasksMake detailed observations and gives limited interpretation of resultsMaintains detailed documentation and data from test resultsOperates a calculator to calculate mathematical test resultsCommunicates effectively with client and project teamsMust 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 Job Requirements:Essential Requirements & Qualifications HS Education or Equivalent, preferredNo Experience Required - Will TrainMust have Basic Math, Calculator and Computer SkillsAbility to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communicationMust be able to read and understand work plansMust be able to work off shifts and overtimeMust have a Valid Driver's License Physical Requirements Ability to lift, move, push and pull 30 to 50 pounds frequently. 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 occasionallyAbility to walk and stand for long periods of timeAbility to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)Ability to climb occasionally A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.We offer a 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. 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. Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. LI-EW

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