LAB DIRECTOR, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING

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Thompson & Lichtner Co Inc
Canton, MA, United States

Phone: +16174922111
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Title:

LAB DIRECTOR, CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TESTING

Location:

Canton, MA 

Salary:

depending upon experience and qualifications

Job ID:

58920
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Job Description:

We are Number One! Direct and manage the first concrete testing laboratory certified by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Building Code Commission, and be part of a small business with a big 124-year history. Work on some of the most iconic buildings in New England and direct all aspects of this 5,000 sq. ft. in-house laboratory and in-field services.
 
DUTIES
  • Responsible for directing and managing Construction Materials Testing Laboratory, both in-house and in-field.
  • Prepares and generates proposals and executes contracts for laboratory services.
  • Ensures laboratory performs to high standards of practice and quality control.
  • Oversight of laboratory testing services provided are: soil inspection/testing, reinforcing steel inspection, concrete/precast concrete inspections, masonry inspections/testing, fireproofing/firestopping inspections, structural steel inspections including MP and UT testing, structural wood inspections, proof load testing, asphalt testing and inspection, jack calibrations, etc.
  • Coordinates with Engineering and Finance Department teams.
  • Reports directly to the CEO.
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Preferred: Licensed Professional Engineer registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts with minimum of five years of experience in construction engineering, construction materials testing, or structural engineering.
  • Acceptable: BS in Engineering, Materials Science, or Construction with three years of experience in a managerial position performing tests on concrete and concrete materials, including two years as a laboratory technician or supervisor.
  • Minimum: Eight years of soil/concrete and asphalt field and laboratory testing experience, including five years as a technician or supervisor.
  • Familiarity with Mass State Building Codes.
  • Must be able to interpret the results of tests on concrete and concrete aggregates as stated in ASTM E 329-07.
  • Must be able to direct and manage multiple staff working on diverse tasks in a small-team project environment in construction and materials testing laboratory.
  • Selection of the following certifications are preferred: ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1; Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1; and any additional ACI, NETTCP, NICET certifications.
  • Must be a dedicated team player with strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS-Office programs and document transfer software programs a plus
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background test.
  • Must have a valid U.S. drivers’ license with a clean record.
 
The Thompson & Lichtner Co., Inc. is a woman-owned civil engineering, testing, and consulting small business founded over 120 years ago. We perform a broad range of engineering, testing, quality control, advisory, building envelope, and forensic services to the construction industry, particularly in areas of weatherproofing, moisture penetration, and air and water penetration. Our in-house laboratory provides a wide range of routine and specialized services for the quality control of construction materials utilizing test specifications of ASTM, ANSI, Federal and other national standards setting organizations.