Amec Foster Wheeler’s Dallas team is growing and we are seeking Construction Engineering Technicians to perform construction testing and inspections for transportation, commercial, industrial, education and healthcare projects. We have opportunities for experienced technicians with ACI and other certifications. We also have opportunities for motivated individuals without construction testing or inspection experience looking to start a career.
Do you enjoy working outdoors and the construction industry? Are you reliable, and do you have a good driving record? If so, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity!
Under immediate supervision, perform routine field sampling/testing and/or laboratory testing of soil, base, aggregate, Portland cement concrete, asphaltic concrete and masonry in accordance with established procedures and standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, TxDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
Under immediate supervision, perform field inspections and observations of construction activities to ensure compliance with project plans, approved shop/working drawings, project documents and specifications in accordance with established procedures
Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with established quality procedures
Upon additional training, perform field tests on materials and completed work using standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, TxDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of testing data
Maintain assigned equipment and related calibration
Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects, perform pre-task planning prior to executing work, and report any safety issues or concerns to management
Skills / Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Valid Driver’s License required
Reliability – must be able to arrive at designated project sites prior to scheduled times
Ability to prepare reports and documentation
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy
Preferred, but not required
1-2 years + Construction inspection and/or testing experience
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade 1, additional ACI certifications preferred - exceptions will be made for suitable applicants
It is preferred that technicians have and maintain required ACI certifications to perform appropriate testing and inspections
Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel
Physical examination required to obtain medical clearance to work
Ability to lift 60 lbs and move 100 lbs.
Clean driving record and capable of being insured for driving company vehicles
Ability to work in variable outside conditions, including extreme heat or cold
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products... – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets. Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology. Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.