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Intertek Staff Engineer - New Graduates in Kansas City, Kansas

Staff Engineer - New Graduates

PSI, an Intertek company, is searching for Staff Engineers to join our Building & Construction team in our Kansas City, KS office. This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a versatile career in the architectural, engineering, and construction (A/E/C) industry!

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.

The Staff Engineer role performs various evaluations, documents observations related to sample collections and testing, and may represent the company in client interactions. The ideal Staff Engineer candidates will be college graduates within the past 24 months with an Architectural, Construction, Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering Bachelor's Degree!

What you’ll do:

  • Performs a variety of assignments that include independent evaluations using standard techniques, procedures and criteria using judgment to make minor adoptions and modifications to these standards

  • Performs preliminary report writing and review

  • Reviews project plans and specifications prepared by others

  • Attends client site meetings

  • Communicates effectively with client and project teams

  • Works on one or multiple projects at a time

  • Trains Technicians

  • May perform on-site observations, sample collection, and specific tests

  • May work both in the field and laboratory regularly

  • Must be aware of, and adhere to, safety practices and policies to ensure your own safety, as well as the safety of others who may be affected by your actions at work

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Architectural, Construction, Civil, Geotechnical, or Geological Engineering from an accredited Engineering / ABET School

  • Relevant work experience is preferred, but not required

  • EIT certification preferred

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively in verbal & written communication

  • Ability to work off shifts and overtime

  • May travel up to 25% of time

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift, move, push, and pull 30 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 (https://intertek-cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/www-intertek-com/media/investors/2017/intertek-history-480p.mp4) and What We Do (https://www.intertek.com/what-we-do/) .

Intertek is committed to a safe work environment for our employees and clients. Learn more about our COVID-19 Policy (https://www.intertek.com/about/update-on-COVID-19/) .

What we have to offer:

When Working with Intertek (https://www.intertek.com/careers/north-america/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 (https://d95zk70sfear3.cloudfront.net/intranet-intertek-com/media/stories/2017/our-people-480p.mp4) are our strongest tool for success. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://www.intertek.com/careers/eeo-diversity/) 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 hr.eeoc.data@intertek.com or call 1-877-694-8543 (option #5) to speak with a member of the HR Department.

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