Field Technician

DUTIES

This position will consist of conducting Construction Quality Assurance (CQA)/Construction Quality Control (CQC) field inspections & material laboratory quality control testing. CQA/CQC responsibilities will include, but not be limited to field testing of concrete, soil & aggregate & bituminous paving materials. Candidate will receive on the job training to perform the following: field density and observations of soil placement, field testing of plastic concrete, including the preparation and formation of field and laboratory samples, field testing and observations of bituminous materials, hand auger borings under the direction of project manager, observe excavations & correlated the observations to soil boring logs. Proper reporting of test results will be mandatory in a timely fashion. Ideal candidate will have construction labor or observation experience, technical writing and strong language skills, and the ability to adequately communicate with Contractors and Owner’s representative. Basic computer skills. Experience in shoring, deep foundation & ground improvement inspection or NICET II registration, a plus.

The CQA/CQC position will also require the person to develop skills to perform laboratory tests on field specimens. These tests could include laboratory moisture content, proctor, gradation, concrete compression and bituminous tests.

EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

High School Diploma (or equivalent), 2 Year vocational, or college degree preferred. Physically capable of the physical labor required, including work at hazardous waste sites with personal protective equipment. MUST have the ability to lift 30-60 lbs from the floor to 2′, occasionally lift 60-100 lbs from the floor to 2′ and frequently carry 30-60 lbs for 10-30′. Occasionally carry 60-100 lbs for 10-30′, stand for up to 8 hours, often on uneven surfaces and move for up to 8 hours with frequent bending and stooping. Occasional outside work in inclement weather and travel for extended periods are a possibility.

The person to be accepted for this position MUST have a valid driver’s license without restriction. The person must have personal and reliable transportation to allow him/her to get from the residence to the work place and return. The person may be asked to use personal transportation for work related purposes. The person will be compensated for travel expenses at approved government rates. The person MUST pass a drug screening and a background check.

Interested candidates should email resume, expression of interest and salary requirements to lmelnick@geoscience.us. Please submit in rtf; doc; or pdf format.