NICET Certified Construction Inspector / Technician - Building and Construction
United Consulting Group
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Salary: Based on experience
Construction Materials Testing Concrete
Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Mechanical Engineering Technology
The Technician will support the Building and Construction business by observing contractors on construction sites and performing basic testing of soil, asphalt, and concrete in the field under the direction of other technicians or engineering professionals to ensure that testing, sampling, or inspection is performed consistent with project specifications. With minimal paperwork involved, all observations and test data are input on smartphones in the field for immediate transmittal to our Project Managers for review.
We are looking for NICET II Certified Construction Technicians that are certified in any of the following:
NICET Level II or better in Concrete, Soils, or Asphalt Certification
What you'll do:
Perform a variety of tests on construction materials, including asphalt, soil, and concrete, using materials-testing equipment.
Perform field compaction testing, monitor paving operations, and batch plant inspections.
Read construction documents to determine project details and specifications.
Neatly and accurately complete all required paperwork, including daily reports, test reports, and timesheets - in a timely manner.
Record and report test results after performing mathematical calculations and making graphical solutions and graphical representations.
Communicate orally and in writing with engineers and staff members, agency representatives, contractors, and business and property owners.
Perform maintenance/cleaning of equipment and calibration and adjustments as needed.
Adhere to construction site safety guidelines and promotes a safe working environment.
What it takes to be successful in this role:
NICET Level II
High school diploma or GED required.
Engineering background preferred.
Comfortable using MS Office applications (Word/Excel/Outlook)
Must be punctual and reliable with good attention to detail.
Ability to climb ladders, bend, crawl, push and pull, stretch, sit, walk, and stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Valid Driver's License and clear driving record
Acceptable certifications: NICET II, III, IV, or better in Concrete, Soils, or Asphalt, SB101 and SB102, and ACI I and II.
Company SnapshotWelcome to United Consulting! We provide consulting, inspection, testing, and monitoring services to public and private clients across America. United Consulting has completed more than 25,000 projects since our founding in 1990. We specialize in earth sciences, including geotechnical engineering; environmental and ecological services; geophysical services, and subsurface utility engineering as well as construction materials testing, and inspection services.