We engineer superior methods that make pavements more safe, affordable, comfortable, and socially responsible for the benefit of our clients and the world. Most pavement designers are skilled at applying the current state of the practice, but Transtec is different: since we conduct both engineering and research, we invent new methods that change the industry and advance the state of the art. Every day we seek new ways to reduce costs and increase the performance of pavement facilities around the world. Our passion is to make practical, significant improvements for the benefit of everyone who uses transportation.
Pavement Surface Testing Specialist
We are seeking a skilled and enthusiastic Pavement Surface Testing Specialist to join our Engineering Services team.
JOB LOCATION: Our headquarters in Austin, Texas, USA.
SALARY: Negotiable-$75k – $90k: Based on your skills and experience.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in mathematics, computer controlled test and measurement, and digital signal processing. In addition, application experience in pavement surface characteristics, noise and vibration engineering, vehicle NVH, vehicle dynamics and handling, and/or digital surface scanning is highly desired.
*Support and maintain measurement systems and devices for pavement surface characteristics including texture, friction, grip, surface irregularity, elevation profile, and sound absorption.
*Analyze large sets of data using statistical and mathematical methods to identify trends and patterns.
*Develop and implement digital signal processing algorithms to extract useful information from noisy data.
*Write efficient code to automate data acquisition from multiple sensors and related data synchronizing and processing tasks.
*Conduct experiments and collect data to support field testing efforts.
*Analyze test data and provide insights and contributions to research and reports.
*Support Transtec’s Quality Management System that includes writing/reviewing data collection protocols and verification processes; develop software utilities for automated verification process; plan and schedule calibration; and conduct equipment verifications.
*Project management to include preparing quotes, plan and schedule field testing, conduct field testing, process and analyze data, review draft reports, prepare final reports.
*Provide technical support to field team when they are onsite performing measurements.
*Bachelor’s degree or higher in Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or a related field.
*3+ years of experience with automating data collection and data analysis systems.
*Experience in pavement surface characteristics, noise and vibration engineering, vehicle NVH, vehicle dynamics and handling, test and measurement, and automating data acquisition is highly desired.
*Proficient in programming languages such as Python, MATLAB, C++, VBA, or LabVIEW.
*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
*Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
*Enthusiastic and willing to travel.
*Passionate about delivering superior quality work to our clients.
*Fantastic attention to detail.
*Friendly, upbeat, and easy to get along with.
*Consistently sets and meets deadlines.
*Driven to succeed and to make coworkers successful.
*Willing to quickly adapt and improvise when plans change.
*Able to accept criticism without hurt feelings.
We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and a dynamic work environment. If you are a highly motivated and skilled Pavement Surface Testing Specialist who is passionate about solving complex engineering problems, we would love to hear from you.
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