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Engineering Field Technician
Charlottesville, VA

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SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc. is currently seeking a Engineering Field Technician to join our Building Solutions team in our Charlottesville, Virginia office.

We are looking for a team player that is motivated, responsible, and has a desire to make a positive impact in the society by working on a wide variety of projects, including high-profile engagements.

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Two-year technical degree preferred with four years work experience in construction, building envelope, roofing and/or testing. Must have basic knowledge of construction practices, terminology and materials.  Willingness to pursue Registered Roof Observer (RRO) certification desired.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word) and Bluebeam.  AutoCAD experience a plus.

Responsibilities of the position include performing field tests, assisting engineers with building and materials investigations and assessments, documenting observed conditions during construction, preparing test reports and construction monitoring related to the repair of existing buildings for a wide variety of projects and clients.  Must be able to travel 60% of the time to job sites, including overnight periodically.

Capabilities: Must be physically capable of working on a construction site, on scaffolds, at heights and in tight spaces with the aptitude to assemble and operate field testing equipment.  Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, effective problem-solving skills, strong organizational, self-motivation, and decision-making skills.  Exceptional customer service and interpersonal skills to be able to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with coworkers, clients and contractors.  Must be able to work with a team, as well as, independently.  Must be able to adapt to changing demands and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and to work outside regular business hours to meet business needs.

SKA offers competitive salaries, training, growth opportunities, and comprehensive benefits.

If you feel your experience is a match and you are seeking a professional firm with which to develop your career, please submit a cover letter and your resume for consideration.

SKA Consulting Engineers, Inc., is an award-winning, multidisciplinary engineering firm established in 1957 and headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina.  SKA provides MEP, fire protection, and structural engineering services, as well as comprehensive building solutions, for clients across the United States and Mexico. SKA’s discerning clients select SKA for its reputation and commitment to quality, integrity, and innovation. With 7 offices located across the southeast, SKA serves clients across a broad range of market sectors, including: education, athletics, commercial, industrial, healthcare, transportation, multifamily housing, parks, entertainment, water resources and religious. To learn more about SKA, please visit http://skaeng.com.

SKA Consulting Engineers is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of protected classes in the United States.  SKA Consulting Engineers is a drug free environment.