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Geotechnical Field Technician

Company: Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd.
Location: Frederick
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

What You'll Do

As a Geotechnical Field Technician, you understand the true meaning of hard work. You are smart, strong, and willing to get dirty. Both your internal project managers and external clients are pleased with your evaluations, since documentation is something you take pride in. You go above and beyond in order to ensure that the client receives a quality evaluation and report. Need a little extra training? No worries, we offer paid certifications. We believe our technicians are worth it - and that's why you'll have all the opportunity for career growth within our company you'll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here.

You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you proficient in:

  • Operating and maintaining pressure meter testing equipment

  • Laying out borings and test pits with conventional surveying and Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

  • Observing and classifying test pits and performing hang auger borings

  • Being involved in site seismic testing and Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) testing

  • Classifying samples obtained from drilling operations

  • Testing, sampling, and inspecting soil

  • Performing routine field and laboratory tests

What We're Looking For

  • High school diploma or GED; BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university preferred

  • 0 - 2 years of experience

  • Some serious GRIT and have no problem carrying 40 - 70 lbs multiple times a day or occasionally lifting 85 lbs to waist height

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 68 in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2021) and 154 in Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2020). To learn more about us, click here.

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

COVID-19 Update

We care about the health and safety of our colleagues and their families, as well as our clients, potential candidates and the communities we serve, is our highest priority. We have established COVID-19 protocols including personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing, cleaning and personal hygiene practice recommendations.

Keywords: Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd., Frederick , Geotechnical Field Technician, Other , Frederick, Maryland

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