Experienced Soils Technician - Valencia

    • Job Tracking ID: 512477-679697
    • Job Location: Valencia, CA
      Los Angeles
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 05, 2022
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: January 5, 2022
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Job Description:

ENGEO is hiring for Experienced Soils Technicians with 2+ years underground experience. 


Are you passionate about construction, field services, soils, and enjoy the outdoors? Do you thrive on working in a fast-paced environment with the opportunity for lots of responsibility? Are you a holistic problem solver and thrive on finding value added solutions for our clients? Are you up for the challenge of being the eyes and ears on construction sites for our project managers?  Do you have what it takes to wow us as well as knock socks off our clients? If so ENGEO may be for you!

As a Construction Services Rep you will represent ENGEO on a massive sites in Valencia ensuring the highest quality service and engineered standards are met as defined. The responsibilities include performing QA/QC field observations while work is in progress following design reports and documents, soil sampling using a gauge to test soil and rock materials to determine moisture-density content, and dropping off samples for laboratory testing of soil and rock.

During the testing and observation process, accurate and detailed documentation is gathered and communicated via a smartphone/Surface laptop. T&O Reports are due daily to Construction Services Managers for review. (SMART Phone and Surface tablet provided)


Experience and Skills:

Valid certificates:

  • Nuclear Density Gauge - REQUIRED
  • 2+ years Testing & observation experience with underground utilities REQUIRED 
  • Valid California drivers' license
  • Must use own field vehicle for the job - daily reimbursement available
  • Show proof of field vehicle insurance - upon hire
  • Clean DMV record - 5 years
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Willing to travel if needed
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a consistent basis
  • Strong basic algebraic math skills
  • Ability to read grading plans
  • Familiar with construction standards, terminology and methods
  • Willing to work OT and weekends as needed by the project/contractor demands
  • Comfortable working alone on jobs sites, with a practical and resourceful mindset
  • Knowledge of occupational safety
  • Strong desire to serve internal PMs, clients and contractors

Education: High School Diploma required - A.A or B.S. in Earth Sciences, Geology, Civil Engineering or Construction Management a plus.