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Technician 1 Entry Level

Intertek is searching for Technicians to join our Building & Constructionteam in our York, Pennsylvania office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in our Product Testing department.

The Technician is responsible for setting up and performing tests on a variety of building products including windows, doors, roof assemblies and wall panel systems. This is an entry level position with on-the-job training provided.

What you'll do:

  • 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 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
  • Learn test standards and test procedures (e.g., AAMA, ASTM, TAS, etc.)
  • Maintain tools and equipment; inventory supplies; maintain cleanliness of work area
  • Take responsibility for entry level testing projects under direct supervision as assigned, until signed off to perform testing independently
  • Computer modelling of building mock-ups and test chambers, if designated as CAD operator
  • Perform other work as required

What it takes to be successful in this role:
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associate's Degree in a technical field desired, or equivalent related experience
  • Technical competency to understand and communicate test procedures, specifications, and results and possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Familiarity with (or possess the ability to learn) 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 under 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
  • Valid driver's license and reliable driving record (required)

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.


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