Construction Materials Testing Engineering Field Technician
Goodwyn Mills Cawood
Birmingham, AL

About $41,000 - $55,000 a year

GMC Geotechnical & Construction Services Division is currently seeking a Construction Materials Testing Engineering Field Technician (or Inspector) in our Birmingham and Montgomery offices. Primary duties may include performing QA/QC tests (soils, masonry, reinforced concrete, structural steel, post-tensioning, fireproofing, etc.). Travel may be required. The position will be predominately field located.

For these positions, the employees will be providing quality control testing and ICC special inspection duties for commercial, retail, educational, low to high-rise, manufacturing, transportation, etc. construction projects. Successful candidates must perform on site observations/inspections to confirm compliance with the local building code and project contract documents, collect samples per ASTM & project requirements, perform specific QA/QC tests on construction materials and building components per ASTM, ACI, etc. standards, and maintain detail records of observations, inspections and test results. Work is generally performed unsupervised (i.e. employee is in the field as the Company’s representative) but under the direction of a Professional Engineer and/or Project Manager.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, and Education:
2 + years’ experience performing multi-discipline special inspections & tests for ICC certified inspectors
ACI Level I (minimum) for concrete sampling/testing, or the ability to secure such
ICC Certifications in any of the following areas is preferred: Soils, Structural Reinforced Concrete, Post-tensioning, Masonry, Fireproofing
NICET Level II in soils, or the ability to secure such
Radiation safety trained for the use of Nuclear Density Gauges
The ability to read plans & specifications
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Valid state driver’s license with clean driving record