Project Engineer – Fire & Certification

  • Intertek - PSI
  • Elmendorf, TX
  • Mar 03, 2024
Full time Quality Assurance Testing Construction Quality

Job Description

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification) Services, is looking for a Project Engineer to join our Building & Construction team. The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

 Intertek is searching for a Project Engineer – Fire & Certification to join our Building & Construction team in our Elmendorf, TX office.  

The Project Engineer – Fire & Certification is responsible for for all aspects of code compliance evaluations and supporting clients through all stages of product development, testing, and certification. The Project Engineer manages assigned projects from product sampling and witness manufacturing through creating final certification documentation within client budgeted timelines. 

The position will be primarily responsible for projects involving fire resistance and/or fire reaction disciplines. A solid experience as a fire testing engineer and/or project engineer working for a product evaluation or certification body is needed for this role.


What you’ll do:

  • Conduct research of building codes and related product standards
  • Develop product evaluation plans based upon research findings
  • Assume total responsibility for projects as assigned including, but not limited to the following:
  • Communicate with clients on building codes, test preparation, procedures, results and reporting matters
  • Coordinate product testing and inspection requirements; coordinate test schedule with available personnel and equipment schedule
  • Write test protocols when required and obtain approvals as necessary
  • Review and thoroughly understand contract requirements and document any deviations; advise clients of extra costs as they are incurred
  • Assist in preparation of major proposals via pre-bid meetings and on-site inspections. 
  • Perform necessary research on special test projects
  • Prepare and submit accurate and concise reports on all projects assigned
  • Perform necessary calculations to support designs and simulations
  • Perform engineering analysis of product and material performance attributes
  • Evaluate manufacturers' quality control procedures 
  • Develop correspondence and reports related to evaluation and conformance assessment of products 
  • Assist in all test areas as assigned
  • Represent Intertek and participate at industry, technical and standards committee meetings
  • Perform other work as required

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or closely related field of physical science
  • Professional license is preferred
  • Knowledge of construction material characteristics and applications, manufacturing techniques, supply sources and engineering principles
  • Knowledge of the U. S. Building Codes and applicable ASTM standards, building design and construction, and modern construction materials and methods
  • Complete working knowledge of all equipment, test methods, and applicable specifications associated with areas of responsibility 
  • Technical competence to effectively communicate test procedures, specifications, and results with customers while possessing skills in diplomacy conducive to working with clients through technically challenging compliance issues
  • Capability of working both individually and within a team
  • Good research, documentation, record keeping and technical writing skills
  • Ability to understand and apply new test methods and procedures for assigned projects
  • Expected to travel as business needs dictate

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.

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 or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.


Building-Construction Inspection, Production Quality Assurance