Lab Technician III - Building Products and Components at Architectural Testing Inc

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Kent, Washington

Job Description:

Lab Technician III

Intertek is searching for a Lab Technician to join our Building & Constructionteam in our Kent, WA office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in product testing!

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

What you'll do:

  • Take full responsibility for assigned projects
  • Manage all assigned jobs through Oasis (proposals, job progress, job notifications, invoicing, documentation of test data, reporting, job closure)
  • Review and thoroughly understand contract requirements, and obtain authorization for and document any deviations
  • Coordinate test schedule with equipment schedule and other department testing
  • Track and condition test specimens
  • Set-up/mount and perform standard and advanced/specialty tests on building products in accordance with referenced specifications and procedures
  • Check calibration status of test equipment prior to testing
  • Analyze test results and write accurate and concise test reports that summarize the test procedures and results
  • 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.)
  • Work with senior staff on major testing and research projects
  • Serve as back-up to Technician Team Leaders/Project Leads in their absence
  • Perform shipping and receiving duties, as needed
  • Maintain tools and equipment; inventory supplies; maintain cleanliness of work area
  • Computer modelling of building mock-ups and test chambers, if designated as CAD operator
  • Assist in training level II and II Technicians
  • Other duties as assigned

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Degree in a technical field desired, or equivalent related experience
  • 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
  • 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 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 .

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 or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification (ATIC) solutions for our customers' operations and supply chains. Working at Intertek means joining a global network of state-of-the-art facilities and passionate people who deliver superior customer service with a purpose of bringing quality, safety, and sustainability to life.

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