Universal Engineering Sciences

Field Operations Specialist III-Precast

US-FL-Gainesville
5 months ago
ID
2017-1184
# of Openings
1
Category
Construction Materials Testing

Overview

Universal Engineering Sciences is the largest family owned business of it's kind in the nation! Building Inspection Services is just one of the many Engineering Services we offer. We also provide materials testing, threshold inspection, environmental and geotechnical services, drilling services and more! We have an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, 401k match, company vehicle, and much more. Come join the UES family!

Location

  • State Materials Office (SMO), located at 5007 NE 39th Avenue; Gainesville, Florida 32609. Approximately 25% of the time will be worked at SMO, and the rest in the six FDOT Districts spread throughout the State of Florida.

Schedule

  • 40 work hours per week.
  • Contract period (Approximately): January 2018 to May 2019. TEMPORARY POSITION
  • Travel Requirements

    • Ability to travel overnight at least 75% monthly with a possible travel day of Sunday.
    • Hotel stay will be required when away from SMO.

    Other Requirements

    • The Company shall provide transportation and lodging resources to support overnight travel (FDOT will not provide these resources).

Responsibilities

  • Performs Independent Assurance (IA) evaluations for qualifications (Concrete Field and Concrete Strength) to the active FDOT technicians assigned as described in Department procedures and the Federal Aid Policy Guide. Perform these evaluations in an objective and professional manner. Document and report findings.
  • Participate with the FDOT Districts when required/planned in the inspections, troubleshooting, and problem solving of the identified problems in the production of cementitious materials and precast/prestressed concrete products at the plants and/or project sites.  Provide technical recommendations with minimal assigned errors within the required time frame.
  • Review documents (quality control plans, construction plans, specifications, procedures, and other appropriate documents) as required limiting assignable errors that impact customer service.
  • Provides materials related technical support to District and Central Offices in the area of concrete precast pipe and drainage structures. Provides technical support to the District Materials Offices during the review of the producers' proposed quality control plans.
  • Performs field inspections of the pipe and precast drainage structures plants during their initial and routine annual plant qualification reviews.
  • Makes arrangements for the annual Precast Concrete Pipe and Drainage Structures Technical Advisory Group meetings.

Flexible and able to adapt to varying work schedules. Provides a professional and quality product with core values of Integrity, Respect, Commitment, Trust, One FDOT, and Customer Driven to accomplish the Departments Mission

  • Familiar with the FDOT Procedures covering the job duties and the computer programs necessary to perform these duties.
  • Ability to work outdoors in a Florida.

Ability to stand and walk on uneven terrain for a period of four to five hours at one time during precast yard inspections

Qualifications

  • Minimum two year experience in Precast/Prestressed Operations.
  •  

    Required Certifications

    • CTQP Concrete Field Technician – Level I
    1. Hold a current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician certification.
    2. Pass the FDOT Concrete Field Inspector Specification Examination.
    • CTQP Concrete Laboratory Technician – Level I
    1. Hold a current ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician Certification or, hold a current ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1 Certification.
    • FDOT Concrete Laboratory Specification Examination.
    • FDOT 450 Specification Course.
    • Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Quality Control Personnel Certification Level II
    • FDOT Materials Acceptance and Certification (MAC) System Training

    Complementary Certifications

    • American Concrete Pipe Association (ACPA) Quality School – Level I & II
    • National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) Production and Quality School Level I
    • National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) Production and Quality School Level II
    • Precast Concrete Pipe Quality Assurance Personnel Qualification BT-17-0040
    • Precast Concrete Drainage Structures/Box Culvert Quality Assurance Personnel Qualification BT-17-0041
    • Quality Control Manager Certification
    • FDOT Concrete Batch Plant Operator
    • Construction Math Course BT-06-0007
    • Contract Plan Reading BT-06-0008
    • Portland Cement Concrete Testing Course BT-06-0015

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed