Lab Technician - Building and Construction

  • Intertek - PSI
  • Fridley, MN
  • Mar 06, 2024
Full time Quality Assurance Technician Testing

Job Description

Intertek, a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection, and Certification) Services, is looking for a Lab Technician 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.

Lab Technician

Intertek is searching for an Lab Technician to join our Building & Construction team in our Fridley, Minnesota office.  This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in Product Testing!

The Lab Technician is responsible for conducting tests on a variety of building products and components

What you’ll do:

  • Setting up test apparatus
  • Operating equipment
  • Maintaining equipment and facilities
  • Preparing test samples
  • May make recommendations regarding technical decisions relating to the interpretation and applicability of test standards
  • May communicate with clients and management
  • Performing other work as required       

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or GED required 
  • General construction/carpentry knowledge and experience using power tools  
  • Experience in carpentry.  Welding and fabrication is a plus
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Physical ability to 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.
  • Ability 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, Carpentry-Framing, Roofing



$25.00 - $35.00 per hour