Engineering Technician

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Recruiter Wood

Location Abingdon, VA, US

Salary Competitive

Posted 18 Oct 2019

Closes 17 Nov 2019

Ref 60691

Sector Oil and Gas

Category Management

Contract Type Permanent

Hours Full Time

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking Construction Inspection Technicians in the Abingdon area. The ideal candidate for this position is self-motivated, self-disciplined and able to work independently. Strong interpersonal and writing skills are critical. Proven technical writing skills and experience in site, building, roadway and bridge construction inspection and materials testing.

Key Responsibilities :

Perform inspection and testing of all work performed on construction projects (site development, buildings, roads, bridges)

Field and/or laboratory testing of concrete, soils, aggregates, and asphalt mix

Field oversight of multiple contractor crews

Field oversight of junior inspection staff

Routine documentation of all field activities and testing

Skills / Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications :

High school diploma or equivalent

At least 5 years of construction inspection and/or testing experience

Requires travel and willingness to work outdoors

Requires ability to lift 50 lbs. routinely

Ability to apply analytical or scientific thinking to define and solve problems and be able to execute field and office tasks

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Ability to work effectively with team members as well as independently

Strong mathematical skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Understanding of basic engineering principles

Demonstrated problem-solving ability

Valid drivers license is required

Due to field work responsibilities, a fit for duty physical is required

Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required

Must pass drug test, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Companys driving (MVR) policy Preferred Qualifications :

Bachelors degree in related field

Additional Preferred Certifications:

DEQ Erosion & Stormwater Inspector

VDOT Concrete Field or NICET Equivalent

VDOT Soils and Aggregates or NICET Equivalent

OSHA 10 Hour Construction

VDOT Asphalt Plant Technician

VDOT Concrete Plant Technician


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. ***************

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.

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