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Lab Technician, Building and Construction

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Technicians
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21000157 Requisition #

Interested in future career opportunities in the Building & Construction industry? We're looking for Lab Technicians in Lake Forest, CA that want to build something great with an incredible group of people. By joining Intertek-PSI, your contributions will be valued as we continue to help the world Build Back Ever Better. 

Our Value Proposition

We offer an hourly wage (with overtime) and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more. In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, our Technicians are offered:

  • Company supplied mobile phone for field technicians and computer
  • Day to day variety with the ability to work outside on high profile projects
  •  Wage progression plan (earn more as you acquire new skills/certifications)
  • Technical training to advance in the Building & Construction Products field 
  • Employee referral bonuses

What will you be doing?

As a Building & Construction Laboratory Technician, you will have the opportunity to perform field testing of construction materials (below grade waterproofing, air barriers, cladding, glazing and roofing systems) as well as laboratory testing of building and construction materials (window, door, wall systems, flooring, handrail assemblies and full scale mockups). Work varies by size/location, but includes commercial, residential, higher education, healthcare and large municipal projects. 

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of testing duties under direct supervision and/or from detailed controlled procedures.
  • Operate testing equipment and conduct testing (i.e., air and water infiltration, hurricane impact testing, acoustic testing)
  • Provide assessment of data through reporting
  • Work utilizing drawings, specifications and diagrams
  • Maintain detailed documentation and data from test results
  • Communicate effectively with client and project teams

What it takes to be successful in this role: 

  •  High School Diploma or GED, Degree in a technical field preferred or related experience
  • Technical competency to understand and communicate test procedures, specifications, and results and possess a mechanical aptitude
  •  Familiarity with Quality Assurance policies and procedures which relate to the control, storage, and disposition of test specimens
  • General construction/carpentry knowledge and experience using power tools
  • Physical ability to routinely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Physical ability to sit, stand, crouch, bend, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, push, pull, etc. as required to perform job duties
  • Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Good computer skills using Word and Excel, and AutoCAD if applicable
  • Ability to travel as business needs dictate
  • Valid Drivers’ License and acceptable driving record

Why work at Intertek? 

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do. 

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy. 

What we have to offer: 
When Working with Intertek, you can expect 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. 
 
Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test. 

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. 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. 
 
For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department. 

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