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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Building Enclosure Testing Technician

  • Lawrenceville, Georgia
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 20968BR
  • United States
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Job Description

Terracon's Atlanta office is looking for a Building Enclosure Testing Technician to work in our Structural Diagnostics group. This is an entry to mid-level position in a growing group and will provide the successful applicant with significant on-site experience and an opportunity to grow a long-term career with the group and company.

Although this position will be focused on Structural Diagnostics you'll be joining a Facilities team that also works directly with our Mechanical, Electrical, and Building Enclosures staff and team of Registered Professional Engineers and Architects.  We work with our senior professionals and project teams to continually integrate and develop new and exciting technology for best-in-class project delivery and processes. For us, quality and doing what's right for our people and our clients is key.  If you are up for an exciting and challenging opportunity and career, we look forward to visiting with you!

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Roof Installation Quality Assurance Observations – perform observations of roof system installations by contractors for compliance with project plans, specification and approved shop drawings.

  • Existing Roof System Condition Assessments – perform field assessment of existing commercial and residential roofing systems to determine current and existing deficiencies warranting repair;/replacement.  Assist in developing scope for repair of deficiencies/replacement of roof system. Perform visual assessment for storm (hail/wind) damage on existing roof system.

  • Building Enclosure System Testing (BEST) – perform visual observations and testing of air barrier systems coating adhesion and air infiltration, visual observations and air testing of fenestration systems (window, curtain walls, sloped glazing’s) for air infiltration and water penetration and visual observation and testing of exterior wall finish systems.  Will set up and operate field testing equipment associated with our BEST services.

  • May sample suspect asbestos-containing building materials in accordance with AHERA guidelines after receiving required training and obtaining necessary certifications.

  • May assist in the preparation and working of basic reports after performing field observations of the installation of basic building enclosure projects.

  • Shall perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.

  • Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

  • Ability to work in both a field construction environment and office / laboratory environment.

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.


  • Associates degree in Engineering Technology or similar related field.

  • WABO / ICC / ACI certifications in construction inspection disciplines.

  • Relevant experience understanding, performing and documenting ASTM, ANSI or similar test procedures.


About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.
COVID-19 Safety Response
Committed to Our Employee Safety!

Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you!

Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It’s that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being “Best at People,” here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:

  • On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as well
  • Requiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projects
  • Empowering employees to speak up and say “no” to working in unsafe conditions
  • Providing an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closures
  • Ensuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kits
  • Utilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to drones
  • Following all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labs

If your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you’re interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today!
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