Roofing Lab Technician

Full Time

Nelson Forensics, LLC is a progressive, multi-disciplined consulting firm, dedicated to providing world-class responsiveness and expert solutions to a complex array of forensic problems.  Nelson Forensics has built a rock-solid reputation for providing detailed and fact-based investigations for property owners, for the insurance industry, and in the legal arena.  Nelson Forensics’ highly skilled investigators assess the cause and extent of damage from perils such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, explosions, fires, windstorms, hail, structural failures, design defects, and construction defects.  We continue to grow as a national firm and are looking to expand our testing laboratory.

Lab Technician to conduct basic laboratory testing on roof membrane samples according to written instructions and under the supervision of Lab Director.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintain cleanliness and functionality of laboratory facility
  • Conduct basic laboratory testing
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Catalog and track specimens
  • Photograph specimens
  • Work with liquid nitrogen
  • Produce written laboratory reports
  • Assist Professionals in the field as needed
  • Assist in specialized research projects
  • Assist in demonstrations and continuing education classes hosted for clients

Education & Experience:

  • Associates Degree required
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills required
  • Desire to learn and grow
  • Preferred skills:
  • Previous laboratory experience
  • Knowledge of roofing materials, especially built-up roofing membranes and modified-bitumen membranes
  • Certification as a Registered Roof Observer (RRO) or Registered Roof Consultant (RRC)
  • Certification as an engineer-in-training (EIT) or currently holding a professional engineering (PE) license

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