Working at Universal
Since its inception in 1992, Universal Testing & Inspection Services, Inc has grown from a construction materials testing and inspection company, to a full-service nationally accredited professional technical services firm with project experience on local, national and international levels. We accomplished our leadership position we hold today through one primary means- the skill, experience and professionalism of our people! Universal is always seeking to add to its team of professionals. Please take a moment and view the open positions that are currently available.
Universal fosters a collaborative, goal-oriented and professionally environment in which you'll work with talented peers from construction-related fields. We also know that our firm's success as well as its staff depends on hiring the best talent. Universal is dedicated to attracting, cultivating and retaining team members devoted to their fields and rewarding them with a supportive, edifying and entrepreneurial environment in which they can grow. A company is only as successful as its staff!
Universal is offering exciting career opportunities! If you are looking to join a growing and dynamic organization that invests in professional growth and offers opportunities for advancement, please view our current job openings or submit your resume through the link below.
Current Job Openings
Special inspection and CMT Services Department
Universal currently has various positions that are available. Candidates must possess one or more of the certifications identified below with a min. of 3 years of experience in that particular scope. Candidates must have clean valid driver’s license and vehicle. Project assignments are located within the NYC 5 Boro, Long Island, Westchester and Northern New Jersey.
- ACI Level I Field Inspector
- ICC Pre-stressed/ Precast Concrete or PCI Level II
- ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector
- Certified Asphalt Density Technicians (NYSHMA Certified with or without core drilling experience)
- Certified Asphalt Plant Technicians (NYSQC/QA)
- NICET Level II or III Certified Inspectors in: Soils, Asphalt and/ or Concrete. Note: other NICET Certs do not apply for this position.
General Support (Facilities)
Laboratory and Shop Support Technician (does not require certification) Duties include, but are not limited to: processing inbound/ outbound samples, support Laboratory Staff, clean/ maintain various work areas, ensure drilling department is stocked with supplies such as: asphalt/ concrete patch, etc…clean/ maintain drilling department facilities, equipment and drill rigs, load and prep trucks, assist on drilling projects. Candidate must have a clean valid driver’s license. Forklift experience a plus. GREAT OPPORTUNITY with overtime potential.
Universal offers a wide range of benefits. Many benefits are provided at no cost, while some require employee contributions. Employees have the flexibility to select the benefit programs that best meet their unique needs. Our employee benefits programs are for full-time and part-time and may include:
- • Medical Insurance including Prescription Drug Coverage
- • Dental Insurance
- • Vision Plan
- • Long-Term Disability
- • Pension Plan Retirement
- •Vacation, Sick and Personal Time
- •Paid Holidays
- • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- • Emergency Travel Assistance
- • Professional Certification Incentives
- • Tuition Reimbursement
- • Professional Development
- • Certification Betterment Program
Certification Betterment Program
Training and certification achievements are an extremely important parts of everyone’s career here at Universal. We pride ourselves on being leaders in all the service platforms offered as a company and having trained and certified personnel is what drives our leadership.
Universal is a proactive firm that fosters employee growth and is committed to the betterment of our staff’s range of know-how and skillsets. We pay and/or reimburse employees for advancing their professional qualifications for the following expenses:
- • Study material
- • Outside Training Courses
- • Total exam fee and costs
- • Technical Seminars
- • Lodging (if required)
- • Air Travel (if required)
- • Continuing Credits Seminars (Professional Engineers and Architects)
- • Continuing Credit Seminars (ICC Special Inspectors)
Employer Note: Universal Testing & Inspection Services and its affiliated Companies are equal opportunity employers. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment or career development.