Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Protection Inspection and Testing of Water-Based Systems
Summary: The Construction Materials Project Manager is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of specific jobs. Duties may also include testing, sampling or inspection of construction materials or construction procedures, review of reports and paperwork on a timely basis.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Set up projects and review all paperwork for assigned projects.
Perform field and laboratory tests as necessary on soil, concrete, reinforcing steel, asphalt, foundations, drilling pier inspections, rebar.
Prepare necessary reports throughout the day recording testing data as tests are performed.
Inform client of all test results immediately should non-compliance items be noted and all test results prior to leaving the project.
Ability to write reports in clear, concise manner, using proper grammar and rules of English language
Oral and written skills to communicate problems, status of work, daily reports.
Math skills to analyze sample results.
Ability to work outside and work with equipment at construction sites.
Ability to read and understand instructions, labels, reports.
Ability to travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain
Ability to handle heavy lifting (100 lbs.)
Ability to work independently as a self-starter.
High school or GED certification is required. ACI or NICET certification strongly preferred.
Requires prolonged standing, some bending, stooping, stretching and lifting. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate testing equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports. Requires handling and lifting of testing equipment, samples and other items in excess of 100 lbs. Requires dexterity and strength to move a wheel barrow full of concrete on a project site. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people.
Aviles Engineering Corporation (AEC) has provided Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection & Environmental Site Assessment Services in the greater Houston area for the past 36 years. AEC’s professional staff of 65+ employees has broad and varied experience in providing geotechnical engineering and exploration; construction materials testing and inspection services; and environmental site assessments in Houston, the Gulf Coast area and the State of Texas.