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Construction Technician - Multiple Locations - 5+ Years of Experience at Orchard Hiltz & McCliment Inc. in Kalamazoo, Michigan

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Come work for OHM Advisors, the community advancement firm.


With the singular mission of Advancing Communities, our diverse, 500+ member team works collaboratively across multiple service areas including architecture, engineering, planning, surveying, and construction engineering to create better places for people.


We are a team of experts with individual specialties working together, driven to make a difference through people-focused problem solving, design, and ideas. In everything we do, we put people first. We create places for communities of people that help solve a problem and drive them forward—advancing the whole community today and well into the future.


 *Positions are available in Ann Arbor, Livonia, Kalamazoo, Detroit, Midland,  Saginaw, Mt Pleasant, and Auburn Hills


What You’ll Contribute to OHM Advisors


The Construction Technician performs construction inspection and materials testing on various road and bridge projects. Coordinates daily with owners and contractors on a construction project. Review daily construction field reports. Interprets construction drawings and specifications on construction projects Determines if encountered field conditions require a change to the construction contract. Performs a wide variety of materials testing, including concrete, aggregates, and density testing both in the field and lab settings. Tracks and records as-built information for incorporation into project record drawings.


Your Responsibilities



  • Perform daily field inspections of construction work and prepare daily work reports

  • Interpret construction drawings and specifications on construction projects

  • Determine if encountered field conditions require a change to the construction contract

  • Experience in implementing RFI’s submittals and shop drawings into real-world construction projects

  • Perform a wide variety of materials testing, including concrete, aggregates, and density testing both in the field and lab settings

  • Track and record as-built information for incorporation into project record drawings

  • Communicate with the project team throughout the process.

  • Demonstrate strong project organization skills

Your Team


As a trusted member of OHM Advisors’ Field Services Group, you will join a growing, mission-driven team of innovative thinkers who collaborate daily, using our combined gifts and talents to continually advance the communities we serve.


What You’ll Need to Succeed



  • High-school diploma or equivalent required with an Associate’s degree or completion of a technical trade school in drafting, construction lab, engineering technology, surveying, or drafting preferred.

  • A Construction Technology or Construction Management Degree a plus.

  • 0-5 years of experience with local agency programs and MDOT inspection experience.

  • ODOT experience and NICET Certifications is a plus.

  • Experience in implementing RFI's, submittals, and shop drawings into real-world construction projects.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must

  • Experience in Field Manager/Field Book and ProjectWise is a plus.

  • Computer literacy – knowledge of MS Office (Word and Excel)

  • Capable of working as a team member with other disciplines

  • A Construction Technology or Construction Management Degree a plus.

  • Certified Erosion, Sediment, and Storm Water Inspector (CESSWI) is a plus.

  • Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control (CPESC) is a plus.

 Growth at OHM Advisors


Advancement isn’t just for our clients. We’re committed to moving our team forward, too. At OHM Advisors, you’ll enjoy challenging, meaningful work at a growing company creating innovative solutions for forward-thinking clients. But there’s not just cool work on big projects. You’ll be empowered to create your own career path in a culture that supports your individual professional development goals and encourages your pursuits through continued opportunities for growth. Read about some of our opportunities for career growth and enrichment on our website.


OHM Advisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Experience

Preferred
  • 5 year(s): Local agency programs and MDOT inspection experience

Education

Preferred
  • Associates or better in Construction Engineering or related field

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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