Construction Field Representative - Soil - San Jose

    • Job Tracking ID: 512477-759920
    • Job Location: San Jose, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 02, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: January 5, 2022
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Job Description:

ENGEO is actively looking for an Entry Level Soil Technician/Field Representative, who is also interested in cross-training in Special Inspections.

Position Summary:?As an ENGEO FR, you will represent ENGEO on various job sites, delivering the highest quality client service. ?Our Soils Representatives perform a crucial role in the construction industry to confirm compliance with project and plan specifications, and engineering recommendations. Essentially, you are the eyes and ears on construction sites for our project engineers and project managers.

“As a Soils Representative at ENGEO you'll have the opportunity to work on many unique and challenging projects. Your primary duty is to utilize a gauge for moisture/compaction confirmation and communicate the results to the respective parties. Please inquire within the HR department for a ride along if you're interested in this career.” - Dylan Searle-Lively, Senior Field Representative

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform QA/QC field observations during site earthworks (grading) and site improvements (utilities, wall backfill, and street construction) following design plans and recommendations
  • Confirm compliance with project and plan specifications, and engineering recommendations
  • In-place density testing of engineered soil and rock materials during site development using a nuclear density gauge
  • Use a surface laptop (provided) to report accurate and detailed documentation of testing and observations. T&O reports are due daily to Construction Service Managers for review
  • Sample soil and rock and deliver the samples for geotechnical laboratory testing

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Interested to cross-train, such as Construction SWPPP, and ACI and ICC certifications
  • A team player who enjoys fast-paced environments
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Driven to go above and beyond in client service
  • Thrives on creative problem solving

Experience and Skills:

All Candidate Criteria

  • Required Education: High School or equivalent - college or A.A/B.S. in Earth Sciences, Geology, Civil Engineering or Construction Management a plus
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Show proof of car insurance – upon hire
  • Personal construction site appropriate vehicle (daily reimbursement available)
  • Good driving record and Drug-free
  • Ability to perform potentially strenuous field activity
  • 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
  • Strong basic algebraic math skills

Valid Certificates

  • Nuclear Density Gauge - required - will train if needed
  • ACI Field Testing Technician - preferred - will support training reimbursement if needed
  • ICC Reinforced Concrete - bonus - will support training reimbursement if needed
  • ICC Post Tensioning - bonus - will support training reimbursement if needed