Thielsch Engineering, Inc. (TEI) is a growing engineering and technical services company with over 600 employees and annual revenues in excess of $160 million. The company’s headquarters is located in Cranston, Rhode Island with branch offices in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Texas and Florida. TEI provides a range of coordinated services on regional, national and international levels. Our mission is to deliver value-added, integrated services to our customers. We are dedicated to reducing operating costs and increasing profitability by extending the operating life of capital equipment and infrastructure, improving reliability and safety, and conserving energy.
TEI provide Construction Testing Services (CTS) throughout New England to assure that our clients design, build and repair their construction projects with confidence. We are a company that provides diverse engineering and laboratory services which are applied to a wide range of transportation, commercial building and industrial processes.
As a construction materials Laboratory Technician, you will perform light to moderate labor-intensive field and lab duties and testing under the direction of other technicians or staff professionals with minimal analysis of data required. This position will work out of the Cranston, RI location with occasional local travel within RI and MA.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform lab testing and occasional field testing of soils, concrete and asphalt to determine compliance with project specifications.
All testing reports and observations must be tabulated and submitted daily in an electric report
Reading and interpreting project drawings and specifications, and entering data related to the various job tasks.
You will be required to keep equipment clean and in good working order.
Interact with construction personnel, engineers and state and federal representatives while presenting yourself as a professional representative of the company.
Responsible for transporting material samples to laboratory for further testing and analysis
Driving and maintaining the appearance and operation of company vehicles to and from job sites.
All work with be conducted in accordance with OSHA regulations and TEI Safety standards
This job operates in both a professional office environment as well as on a variety of outdoor job sites. Position will entail occasional exposure to outside work, dusty environments as well as sedentary work.
Standing, Climbing stairs, Stooping, walking, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing
Lifting over 40 lbs
Sedentary work, Reading, typing and computer input
Clarity of vision at both over 20 feet and under 20 inches
Navigate uneven terrain and Driving
Able to judge depth, have a good field of vision, and identify and distinguish colors
This is a full-time 40 hour position. Days and hours of work vary, but are most commonly Monday through Friday 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Hours may periodically include nights and weekends and overtime may be requested as determined by the needs of the department.
Travel & Transportation:
Occasional local travel expected for this position.
Valid driver’s license and clean record
Will drive company vehicle(s)
Must have reliable transportation to and from work
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid driver’s license and clean record, driving company vehicle(s) is/are required
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Google docs
Ability to obtain certifications from OSHA, NICET, NETTCP, ICC and ACI within first year of employment is required
Preferred Education and Experience:
NETTCP or ACI Lab certifications are highly preferred!
Degree or skills acquired from a College or Technical school
General knowledge of the construction industry and the ability to read plans
Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive wages and Use of company vehicle for customer visits
Paid time off and holidays
Employer-matching 401(k) retirement plan and ESOP Program
Health care benefits through United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan.
Employer-paid life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
Tuition reimbursement and more!!
Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.