Geophysics Field Technician

ARM Group was founded in 1998 and has grown to be a premier science and engineering consulting firm headquartered in the sweetest place on earth (Hershey, PA). ARM has been recognized by the Engineering News-Record (ENR) as a Top 200 Environmental Firm and a Top 500 Design Firm in the US, selected by the Central Penn Business Journal as one of the “Best Places to Work”, and viewed by clients, the legal community, and regulators as an industry leader in innovation, quality, and service. ARM has over 200 employees across 11 locations throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region, including some of the most highly-regarded experts in a multitude of disciplines. At ARM, the entrepreneurial spirit thrives and applying science and engineering to leave the world a better place is our purpose!

ARM is looking for an energetic Geophysics Field Technician who is looking to learn, grow and embodies an ownership mentality. As a Field Technician, you will collaborate with a team of multi-disciplined engineers and scientist, project managers, and other staff to provide a wide range of field based observation and testing services during the design, study, implementation, and/or construction phases of geophysical projects related to environmental cleanup, water resources, geotechnical, and oil & gas.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring subsurface investigations including exploratory borings, geoprobing, and environmental sampling.
  • Perform infiltration testing.
  • Participate in geophysical field investigations.
  • Monitor and test earthwork, concrete work, and geosynthetics installation.
  • Monitor foundation/geotechnical and related construction activities.
  • Operate borehole geophysical equipment.
  • Collect surface geophysical data using EM31, EM61, magnetometer, seismic, electrical resistivity imaging, ground penetrating radar (GPR), radio detection utility locating tools, and gravity.
  • Download data loggers and equipment; verify field data.
  • Operate differential global positioning system equipment.
  • Prepare daily field reports and test summaries documenting the work being performed.
  • Collaborate with other team members to meet deliverables on project and obtain further knowledge and experiences.
  • Effectively communicate with key stake holders including project managers, project engineers, and other members of the project team.

Base Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience using a Nuclear gauge testing device; Certification preferred.
  • Familiarity with downhole tools including caliper, resistance, SP, resistivity, heat pulse flow meter, optical and acoustic tele viewers preferred.
  • Possess excellent analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Team orientated with the ability to perform independent hands-on fieldwork.
  • OSHA 40-hr HAZWOPER, MSHA Surface Mining and/or Safeland training preferred.
  • A self-starter possessing strong communication, and organizational skills.
  • Requires travel to job sites including out of the local area overnight stays.
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Desire to work outside in all climates and conditions.
  • Valid Drivers license in good standing required.

Our best-in-class compensation and benefits package includes competitive salaries, an excellent health care plan, dental, vision, and life and disability insurance, FSA’s, 401(k) plan with a company match, 3 weeks of PTO, internal training and professional development, tuition reimbursement, and an unmatched opportunity to learn and grow.

Interested and qualified candidates should email credentials to hr.resumes@armgroup.net. Submit all documents in doc or pdf format.