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Field Technician - Construction*

Company: GFA International
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:
Universal Engineering Sciences (UES), a nationwide leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, has an opening for a Non-Certified Field Technician. Branch walk-ins welcome.
About UES
For nearly six decades, UES has provided essential engineering services and has contributed to the success of some of the most prominent and significant projects in the United States. Experienced and proven, UES is considered a pioneer of the industry and stands at the forefront of emerging technology, best practices, and groundbreaking solutions, to attract the best talent and foster enriching opportunities for career growth. Our work includes both public and private clients and consists of projects ranging from transportation and healthcare to commercial and education. Our engineers, geologists, certified inspectors, and scientists offer an unwavering commitment to excellence, approaching each project as an opportunity to cultivate enduring relationships with our clients.
Built on experience and driven by a determination to see our clients through to success, UES remains focused, optimistic, and grounded in excellence.
Growth
UES is thrilled to be named the #1 fastest growing AEC firm by the Zweig Group. The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list honors the fastest-growing firms in the architecture, engineering, planning, environmental, and construction (AEC) industry. For the first time in four years, a new firm, UES, took the number one spot on the 2021 list! Firms are ranked based on three-year growth in revenue, by both percentage and dollar growth.
Why Work at UES?


  • Our family atmosphere promotes a small company feels, even as we continue to grow and expand our regional and national footprint.
  • Health Plans - UES employees can choose from three different health plan options including our flagship Health Savings Account (HSA) plan with low premiums and company matching funds deposited directly into your own Health Savings Account!
  • Our dental and vision plans offer both in and out-of-network benefits, giving you the choice to stay with a favorite dentist, orthodontist, or optometrist.
  • 401k - Save for retirement with Empower and get a company matching contribution of 50% on the first 6% of compensation, up to $2,000 maximum match.
  • There's plenty of time off too! UES employees accrue generous amounts of Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Holidays!

    Position Summary:
    As a Non-Certified Field Technician, you will be responsible for in-the-field testing of concrete, soils, and other construction materials. You will use a company-provided vehicle to travel to job sites in the area. We also provide on-the-job training and future construction materials testing certification possibilities. If you're reliable, have a good work ethic, and can cooperate with co-workers and clients respectfully, this is the position for you.
    Job Responsibilities:
    Your day as a Non-Certified Field Technician at UES will be both challenging and rewarding. During this, you have the opportunity to create lasting relationships with your team members. On a typical day, you can be expected to:

    • Travel to various job sites in a company-provided vehicle
    • Perform sampling and testing on construction materials, such as concrete, soils, and asphalt
    • Document field activity and report the findings to clients and supervisors
    • Communicate with various field personnel and colleagues

      This position offers career advancement such as paid certifications and training.
      Required Qualifications:

      • Experience working outdoors
      • Valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record
      • Must be at least 18 years old for entry onto job sites, must be able to lift up to 75 pounds (lbs) repeatedly
      • Ability to read and write, ability to use a computer

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certifications in field testing
        • Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Construction Training Qualification Program (CTQP) certifications in field testing
        • Construction and/or engineering experience

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          Universal Engineering Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drugfree Workplace.
          EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Universal Engineering Sciences is a Drug-Free Workplace.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: GFA International, Sarasota , Field Technician - Construction*, Professions , Sarasota, Florida

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