Lead Testing Technician - Building and Construction

  • Intertek - PSI
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full time Technician Testing

Job Description

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification) Services, is looking for a Lead Testing Technician to join our Building & Construction team in Cleveland, OH

What you’ll do:

  • Perform or assist with building enclosure performance field testing for curtain walls, windows, skylights air barriers, EIFS, and roof systems during mockup and construction
  • Perform construction quality inspections of building enclosure systems work at project sites, including below grade waterproofing, exterior walls, air barrier, masonry, metal panels, EIFS, curtain walls, windows, skylights and roofing systems for ongoing construction projects 
  • Prepare reports for inspection and testing work
  • Create and maintain building construction documents
  • Work with Clients, Project Managers and Project teams to schedule inspections and testing
  • Coordinate testing and inspections schedule with equipment schedule and other department testing
  • Check calibration status of test equipment prior to testing.  Read and be familiar with testing standards
  • Analyze test results and write accurate and concise test reports that summarize the test procedures and results using company templates
  • Communicate with senior project managers for internal QA review
  • Communicate with clients regarding test preparation, procedures, and results
  • Assist department admin in invoicing for all assigned projects
  • Learn test standards and test procedures (e.g., AAMA, ASTM, NFPA, etc.)
  • Maintain tools and equipment; inventory supplies; maintain cleanliness of work area
  • Assist in the sales and marketing of testing services to new and potential clients
  • Perform other work as required

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or GED, Degree in a technical field preferred
  • 2-5 years of successful experience in building enclosure testing preferred
  • Knowledge and experience related to the construction of exterior building systems (i.e., waterproofing, masonry, metal panels, water drainage systems, windows, curtain walls and roofing systems).  
  • Able to read and understand architectural and engineering drawings and specifications, as well as contractor shop drawings
  • Experience in construction, glazing, roofing or general construction, preferred
  • Must be technically competent to understand and communicate test procedures, specifications, and results and possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Must be familiar with Quality Assurance policies and procedures which relate to the control, storage, and disposition of test specimens
  • General construction/carpentry knowledge and experience using power tools preferred
  • Physical ability to routinely lift at least 50 pounds
  • Physical ability to sit, stand, crouch, bend, climb stairs and ladders, crawl, push, pull, etc. as required to perform job duties
  • Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Good computer skills using Word and Excel, and AutoCAD if applicable
  • Ability to travel as business needs dictates
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable driving record (required)


 Why work at Intertek?

Intertek is a world leader in the $250 billion Quality Assurance market, with a proven, high-quality business model and a global network of customer-focused operations and highly engaged subject matter experts. At Intertek, we exercise our spirit of innovation, the passion of our people and our unmatched customer commitment to realize our purpose of making the world an ever better, safer, and more sustainable place for all. Learn more about Our History and What We Do.

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy.

What we have to offer:
When Working with Intertek, you can expect salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market, including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and more.

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

Intertek believes that Our People are our strongest tool for success. 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.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, or who need assistance applying, please email hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.