Technician, Building and Construction

  • Intertek - PSI
  • Elmendorf, TX
  • Apr 10, 2024
Full time Quality Assurance Technical Support Technician Testing

Job Description


Intertek is searching for a Technician to join our Building & Construction team in our Elmendorf, TX office.  The Technician will support the Building and Construction business by performing fire testing of building materials as per standard methods or procedures, recording data, and performing routine calculations. Equipment and test methods are specified, and routine procedures are followed. We’re looking for someone with ability to read, interpret and understand standard test methods, Quality policy manuals, safety rules, and procedure manuals.

What you’ll do:

  • Set up test apparatus, operate equipment, main equipment and facilities
  • Prepare test samples
  • Small, intermediate, and large-scale specimen preparation 
  • Assist with client product installation (when needed)
  • Read, understand and interpret client and manager provided installation drawings and procedures 
  • Work with the Project Manager, technicians and clients to ensure the preparation of all project details are complete to satisfaction 
  • Follow all health safety and housekeeping policies, including keeping the work area organized
  • Implement ideas and execute practices to ensure safety , reliability, improved quality, reduce costs and comply with company policies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Ability to utilize basic shop equipment and various hand tools
  • Ability to review, understand, and convey technical information in an effective manner
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out test instructions
  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Ability to utilize basic shop equipment and various hand tools
  • Ability to Squat, lift and climb
  • Must be able to carry up to 80 pounds
  • Strong communication skills, in both verbal and written formats
  • Must be quality driven and customer focused
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable driving record (required)



Building-Construction Inspection, Carpentry-Framing, Flooring-Tiling-Painting-Wallpapering, General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades, Roofing



$15 - $22 per hour