Construction Services Specialist

Job Locations
US-TX-Houston
Category
Field Technician
Type
Full-Time

Overview

As a Construction Services Specialist for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll be part of a highly trained and experienced team that performs daily construction observations, materials testing and inspection for a variety of projects.  The projects range from short term to extended assignments for public works, roadway, structural, large earthwork and linear projects, for private and public markets.  The current need is for individuals interested in an extended assignment in the southwest United States. (Texas and Arizona)   The ideal candidate will have a range of experiences and qualifications with rapid paced construction and design build projects, working for contractors or as owner’s representatives. 

This position involves the following field activities

  • Perform field testing of soils, concrete and asphalt to determine compliance with project specifications.
  • Perform field tests using specialized equipment designed to collect data from the various construction materials, i.e.; nuclear density gauge, penetrometer, and hand tools. You will be required to keep equipment clean and in good working order.
  • Interact with construction site personnel, engineers and state and federal representatives while presenting yourself as a professional representative of the company.
  • Driving and maintaining the appearance and operation of company vehicles to and from job sites.
  • Daily report writing, reading and interpreting project drawings and specifications, and entering data related to the various job tasks. 
  • Communication with Company Project Manager while on project sites

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years Field testing and inspections experience working on commercial construction projects performing some or all of the following inspections or testing: Earthwork inspections and field testing, Concrete sampling and field testing, pavement testing, Bearing grade inspections for foundations, Structural steel inspections, Concrete masonry unit inspections and grout testing;
  • Minimum of high school education; 
  • Ability to interpret project plans and specifications; 
  • Strong computer skills including using Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat; 
  • Ability to write accurate and concise field reports.
  • ICC certifications for soils and concrete and ACI Certifications or similar

Here's What We'd Like to See:

  • CWI Certification;
  • Knowledge of and experience performing code mandated special inspections;

 

About Us

CEC offers big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.We understand the importance of professional growth and offer career advancement and leadership opportunities. You will work on diverse projects providing high quality services to our clients. Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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