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Staff Professional

Company: SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc.
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

As a Staff Professional , you will be providing project coordination, scheduling and assistance to the construction materials testing department. These projects will have a focus on construction materials testing as well as special inspections and geotechnical engineering. On a typical day, you will apply your skills to the following:

Travel to various job sites in a company provided vehicle
Provide direct support for project matters and address client needs
Create, review and revise field reports and field recommendations
Provide/communicate recommendations to clients and project managers
Assist with the review, update and approval of invoices weekly for ongoing projects
Assist projects with clients, developing and managing
Review and update invoices for on-going projects
Create and update project proposals and reports
Assist with scheduling of technicians, project testing and other field work
Maintain daily communication with field technicians, field professionals, project managers and clients
Perform routine field and/or laboratory tests including field compaction testing, sampling and observation of soils, stone and asphalt, utilizing nuclear density gauges and drive tube methods
Perform concrete, grout, and masonry quality control tests through sampling and visual observation, performing slump tests and collecting compressive and flexural strength.
Sample asphalt cores to verify thickness
Perform hand augers with dynamic cone penetrometer (DCP) testing to collect data of subsurface conditions for foundations, roadways and other surfaces
Document accurate and detailed daily field activity and/or diagrams and report the findings to clients and supervisors
Other duties as assigned

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

Working Conditions & Physical Requirements:

Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions such as wet and/or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments
Field work on outside construction sites involving long-term standing, sitting and repetitive motions
Typically at least 50% field work and 50% office work, depending on the week/work
Ability to use your senses to see (including close, distant and peripheral vision, depth vision and ability to focus), smell, hear and touch (use your hands to reach, climb or balance, crouch, stoop, crawl, kneel and sit)
Some weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required. You may be required to drive hundreds of miles per day
Ability to regularly lift and/or move/shake up to 40lbs (soil and/or concrete tests and related apparatus); frequently lift and/or move up to 60lbs (soil and sand samples, and nuclear density equipment); and occasionally move more than 100lbs. (such as a loaded wheelbarrow of concrete samples)

Qualifications (Required unless otherwise noted):

High School diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years old for entry onto job sites, 21 years old to drive a company vehicle
Valid Driver's License with acceptable driving record
Prior experience as a field/engineering technician, construction, or related experience
Familiarity with construction materials testing (CMT)
Strong written and verbal communication and ability to use technology/computer
Preferred but not required: 2-year degree from an accredited university with a focus in Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology or related degree
Preferred but not required: Active Certifications - American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field-Testing Technician - Grade I, ICC Soils, NICET, Nuclear Gauge or Engineering Intern (EI) Certification
Preferred but not required: NCDOT/SCDOT Certification (Soils, Concrete)

Who We Are:

Our National Footprint

SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary engineering and consulting services firm which specializes in Construction Materials Testing, Geotechnical, Environmental and Structural Engineering as well as Forensic Inspections, Residential and Retaining Wall Design, Subsurface Drilling, Chapter 17 Special Inspections, Advanced AASHTO, ACI, AMRL, CCRL and NCDOT Laboratory Testing.
In 2021, SUMMIT strategically merged with the Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) Family, becoming part of the Universal Engineering Sciences brand of companies which provides services that contribute to projects that transform communities and deliver groundbreaking solutions for their clients. As the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list in 2021, our team is poised to lead our industry into the future. UES has evolved from a one-man operation to a company spanning over 60 branches and 2,500 teammates (and growing!) across the United States that help contribute to the betterment of our local and nationwide communities.

Why Work at SUMMIT Engineering, a Universal Engineering Sciences Company?

We value the individual contributions of our employees, and we show this through providing great benefits. Click here to see how we support our people in and out of the workplace at our UES brand of companies . Please ask your recruiter what benefits plans would apply to you.

Check out our UES website: https://universalengineering.com/
Check out our SUMMIT Engineering website: https://summit-companies.com
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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: SUMMIT Engineering, Laboratory & Testing, Inc., Greenville , Staff Professional, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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