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Laboratory Manager - Construction Material Testing

Company: Intertek
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Laboratory Manager - Construction Materials Testing

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for a Laboratory Manager to join our Building & Construction team in our Fort Lauderdale, FL office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry!

The Laboratory Manager will support the Building and Construction business by coordinating, managing, monitoring, and performing of assigned laboratory testing. We're looking for a candidate who can effectively manage and perform necessary testing's while providing exceptional customer service.

The Building & Construction team provides assurance, testing, inspection, and certification services and building science solutions to deliver Total Quality Assurance to the built environment. The team offers the architectural, engineering and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on site.

What you'll do:

Entering data gathered from laboratory tests into reports

Maintaining and development of laboratory testing programs

Handling of laboratory equipment, including performing equipment calibrations and keeping track of equipment maintenance

Must understand ASTM standards, AASHTO, and USACE documentation ACI, FDOT, ICC and/or NICET level 1 certifications required to manage an AASHTO accredited laboratory

This position will require the physical laboratory testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt in accordance with applicable ASTM procedures

Technical competence to interpret and effectively communicate test procedures, specifications and results with team members, customers, consultants, and specifiers

Complete knowledge and understanding of all equipment, test methods / methodology and applicable specifications associated with areas of responsibility

Experience and skills that facilitates an understanding of computers and software to perform the job duties efficiently and effectively

Physically able to work in the field, at construction sites as needed

What it takes to be successful in this role:

Associate degree from a technical or four-year school preferred

Minimum of 2 years' experience working in a construction material testing laboratory is required

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and basic computer knowledge

Valid Driver's License and reliable driving record (required)

Moderate lifting required as part of day-to-day job functions


ACI Concrete Strength Certificate

ACI Certified Aggregate Base Certificate

ACI Certified Aggregate Testing Certificate

Nuclear Density Gauge Operator Certificate

ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift, move, push, and pull up to 50 pounds frequently. Occasionally, over 50 pounds with assistance.

Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, (hearing) and to make the discriminations in sound.

Ability to kneel and squat occasionally

Ability to walk and stand for long periods of time

Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions (hot and cold)

Ability to climb occasionally

Why work at Intertek?

PSI, an Intertek Company, is a leading provider of ATIC (Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification) Services. We are ranked #15 on the 2020 ENR list of Top 500 Design Firms, and are able to provide the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry with a full suite of capabilities both in the lab and on-site. From testing, inspection and certification services to building sciences solutions, the company delivers Total Quality Assurance to the built environment.

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.

Keywords: Intertek, Fort Lauderdale , Laboratory Manager - Construction Material Testing, Professions , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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