Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/13/2020
Job Category:
Science
Soils Field/Laboratory Technician Intern
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Alchemy Systems | Austin, TX
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Job Description

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services, is looking for Geotechnical Soils Field/Laboratory Technicians Intern to join our Building and Construction team in Austin, Texas.

Ranked #15 on the 2019 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and with more than a hundred offices across North America, the building and construction team provides the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.

The Technician Intern will support the Building and Construction business by testing of soils in general accordance with applicable procedures and standards.

Duties

* Setting up test apparatus, operating equipment, maintaining equipment and facilities
* Preparing test samples
* Obtaining and recording test data in accordance with standards
* Performing basic analysis of test data and routine calculations
* Report any observations, for example inconsistent data, to management.
* Follow all health safety and housekeeping policies, including keeping the work area organized
* May draft technical reports

Requirements

* Needs to be a self-starter, work independently after proper training and clear expectations
* Ability (and experience preferred) to show a capacity to work with others in team setting
* Needs to be committed to a schedule of completing tests properly and on time.
* Ability to read, understand and follow ASTM/AASHTO/TX APA standards
* Understand importance of QC in the laboratory
* Post high school education preferred.
* Ability to receive training and complete in-house and/or third-party certifications for soils, concrete, and asphalt
* Provide Proof of Clean Driving Record

A career with Intertek means joining a global network of professionals dedicated to bringing quality and safety to life. Our vision is to become the world's most trusted partner for Quality Assurance and we offer our employees the chance to make an impact with attractive growth opportunities in this industry on a global scale.

We offer a competitive wage.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Intertek is a drug-free workplace. As a condition of employment, all hires are required to pass a pre-employment drug test.

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About Alchemy Systems

Alchemy creates and sells innovative, interactive computer-based training solutions that help our customers increase profitability, productivity and regulatory compliance by effectively training entry-level workers. Our innovative SISTEMÔ products (Standard Industry Skills Training and Education Media) create a complete solution for companies seeking to train entry level or other difficult-to-train workers. One or many employees can participate in 10 to 15 minute, highly engaging, interactive, multimedia training sessions that teach critical skills for worker success. SISTEMÔ products may be purchased as complete turnkey solutions for a company's training needs or in its component parts to meet the specific training requirements of smaller companies, government or social service agencies.