Thielsch Engineering

Laboratory Technician, Construction Testing

Job Locations US-MA-Braintree
ID
2022-1130
Category
Laboratory
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.

 

 Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.

From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.

Responsibilities

As a construction testing 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 full time position will work out of the Braintree, MA location with occasional local travel within RI and MA. Training is available! 

  • Perform field and occasional lab 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.  

Physical Demands: 

Continuous:  

  • Lifting up to and over 50 lbs. in both a vertical and horizontal range of motion.  
  • Standing  

Frequent:  

  • Lifting over 75 lbs.  
  • Climbing stairs  
  • Sedentary work  
  • Reading, typing and computer input  
  • Stooping, walking, bending, reaching, pulling and pushing  
  • Clarity of vision at both over 20 feet and under 20 inches  
  • Able to judge depth, have a good field of vision, and identify and distinguish colors.   

Occasional:  

  • Outside work  
  • Navigate uneven terrain  
  • Driving  
  • Clarity of vision at both over 20 feet and under 20 inches  
  • Able to judge depth, have a good field of vision, and identify and distinguish colors.   
  • Sedentary work  

Qualifications

  • 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   

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays and Paid Time off (PTO)
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement, Professional development and more! 

 

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. 

 

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and 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.  

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