Steel Inspector/CMT Technician V
Terracon - Hartford, CT

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Construction Services Technician V

General Responsibilities:
As a Construction Services Technician V with Terracon you will under the supervision of a professional, perform field and office tasks; direct lower level technicians on projects; and develop specific in-house procedure for compliance with test procedures and assists with format for data presentation. Maintain equipment operation and calibration (may not be qualified for all tests in each specific area, but must be proficient in one area and have working knowledge in most areas).

Reports to: Department Manager and/or Office Manager
Position Supervises: As required by position

Essential Functions and Duties:
· Soils – performs all tests as described for Technician IV, and consolidation, triaxial, permeability, direct shear tests as may be required by position. Performs observation of conditions for footings and/or piers, CBR/R-value tests and pile load tests.
· Aggregates – performs all tests as described for Technician IV and other special tests as may be required by the position.
· Portland Cement Concrete – performs all tests as described for Technician IV and other special tests as may be required by the position.
· Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) – performs all tests as described for Technician IV and other special tests as may be required by the position.
· Steel – reviews fabrication and field erection for compliance, performs welder qualification tests, visual weld and high strength bolt inspections, magnetic particle tests, and ultrasonic examinations.
· Special Inspections– performs Special Inspections in accordance with the requirements of the International Conference of Building officials – Uniform Building Code(UBC) for two or more certifiable types of construction; i.e., Reinforced Concrete, Structural Masonry, Structural Steel, Post Tensioned Concrete, Spray Applied Fireproofing and other Special Inspections as may be required locally.
· Performs advanced fieldwork and assists with project management.

Safety Responsibilities:
  • Complete safety orientation program.
  • Abide by safety and personal protective equipment policies.
  • Demonstrate safe work practices and avoid unsafe behaviors.
  • Drive defensively, avoid preventable accidents and always wear a seat belt.
  • Attend regularly scheduled safety training.
  • Report all unsafe conditions to your Supervisor.

Other Duties:
· May perform drafting when necessary.
· May perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:
  • 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 stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, sit, or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may be required to drive, often hundreds of miles per day. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Essential Skills/Abilities:
· Basic math skills.
· Ability to clearly communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
· Ability to read maps and follow directions.
· Participate in the medical monitoring program, if required.
· Pass the 40-hour safety training Program, if required.

Work Environment:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, extreme cold and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment will typically be moderate to moderately loud.
  • Overnight travel may be required with this position.

Education/Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years as a Technician IV; 12 years of overall related experience and demonstrated competence in work assignments.
  • Associates or higher degree in engineering, engineering technology, or physical sciences from a technical school or college; or equivalent.

License/Registration:
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history (unless other arrangements have been approved by Division Manager and Corporate).
  • For personnel performing testing of concrete and concrete-related materials, certification by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) in one or more of the following areas: Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I, Concrete Strength Testing Technician, Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician – Grade I, Laboratory Aggregate Testing Technician or an equivalent recognized certification from a State Department of Transportation that requires a written examination.
  • For personnel performing soils testing, attendance and participation in and the passing of a written examination in an approved course related to the operation and safety of nuclear density gauges.
  • For personnel performing structural steel and or nondestructive testing services, should have documented training and testing to be classified as an ASNT Level II related to service being provided.
  • NICET Level III certification in Construction Materials Testing in two or more of the following categories or NICET Level IV in at least one of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils.
  • NICET Level III certification in Geotechnical in two or more of the following categories or NICET Level IV in one of the following categories: Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist.
  • ICC certification in two or more of the following categories: Reinforced Concrete, Spray-applied Fireproofing, Structural Masonry, Prestressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete, Structural Steel – Bolting, Structural Steel – Welding.
  • American Welding Society (AWS) Senior Certified Welding Inspector (SCWI)
  • American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level III certification in one or more 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 CMET or environmental related certifications requiring experience and written examination will also be considered if deemed appropriate by the Terracon Department Manager.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Terracon requires that candidates complete a satisfactory criminal background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment.

**No Recruiters/Agencies Please**

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Employee-owned Terracon Consultants provides geotechnical, environmental, construction material evaluation, pavement engineering and...