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Senior Construction Technician

Job Location

Lawrence, Kansas / Kansas City, Kansas

Type of Job

Full Time

About the job

As a Senior Construction Technician / Inspector you will have the following primary duties and responsibilities:

* Soil Subgrade and Foundation Testing
* Asphalt Testing
* Concrete, Mortar, & Grout Testing
* Structural Masonry Testing
* Spray-Applied Fireproofing Testing
* Aggregate Testing
* Moisture-Density Relationship
*Testing of materials during construction
*Report results to project superintendent and CFS project manager.
*Complete required paperwork and sketches.
*Read construction plans.
*Follow job specifications.
*Technician is responsible for the proper operation, field maintenance, and security of all assigned equipment.

Physical Demands
*Job entails extensive walking over varying terrain, and in varying weather conditions, squatting and bending over as required
*Perform light manual labor. Follow all safety guidelines. Assist in training technician trainees and others.
*Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds if required.

Equipment/Machinery/Vehicle Used
*Company provided materials testing equipment as needed.
*Computers/Internet to complete Certification

Additional Duties
*Must be able to make decisions based on the information and training provided.
*Must enter construction sites and be able to respond to questions.
*Must be a motivated self-starter.
*Must be capable of working independently with minimal supervision.


  • Experience is an asset, but not mandatory.

*High School Diploma or equivalent

*Excellent written and verbal communication 
*Valid Driver's License. 
*Must have legible neat handwriting and be able to create or copy simple location sketches. 
*Basic Construction Practice Knowledge 
*Must be able to read, write and understand English

Preferred Certifications (if possible)

Certifications in one or more of the following areas :

  • NICET Level II certification in Construction Materials Testing in one or more of the following categories: Asphalt, Concrete, Soils.

  • NICET Level II certification in Geotechnical in one or more of the following categories:

  • Construction, Laboratory, Exploration, Generalist

  • ICC certification in one or more of the following categories: Reinforced Concrete, Spray­

  • applied Fireproofing, Structural Masonry, Prestressed/Post-Tensioned Concrete, Structural Steel -Bolting, Structural Steel -Welding.

  • American Welding Society (AWS) Certified Associate Welding Inspector (CAWI)

  • American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Level II certification in more than one of the following areas: Visual Testing (VT), Magnetic Particle Testing (MT), Dye Penetrant Testing (PT), Radiographic Testing (RT), Ultrasonic Testing (UT).


• 401(k) Matching

• Health, Dental, Vision Insurance

• Disability and Life Insurance

• Paid Time Off

• Parental Leave

• Tuition Reimbursement

About us

CFS Engineers provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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