Company: Wood
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities :
  • Under general supervision, perform routine laboratory testing of soil, aggregate, and concrete in accordance with established procedures and the standard methods established by AASHTO, ASTM, NCDOT or other agency with appropriate, properly calibrated testing equipment
  • Prepare and submit accurate, legible, comprehensive and complete testing and/or inspection reports on a daily basis in accordance with established quality procedures
  • Review plans, specifications, general notes and drawings for assigned activities prior to performing assigned duties
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of testing data.
  • Maintains assigned equipment and related calibration
  • Mentor and train less experienced construction engineering technicians on sampling/testing procedures and construction observation techniques
  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects; performs pre-task planning prior to executing work; report any safety issues or concerns to management


Skills / Qualifications

Basic/Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • 2+ years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience
  • 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
  • Basic knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • 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 Qualifications, but not Required

It is preferred that experienced technicians have and maintain one or more following certifications:
  • ACI certification in one or more of the following areas:
    • Concrete Testing Lab Technician Grade I
    • Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I
  • Certified in Radiation safety and Nuclear Density Gauge operation
  • NICET Level II certification in Construction Materials Testing in one or more of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils
  • NICET Level II certification in Geotechnical in one or more of the following categories: Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist

Physical Demands
  • Physical examination required to obtain medical clearance to work
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Clean driving record and capable of being insured for driving company vehicles

Able to work in variable outside conditions, including extreme heat or cold

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.