Perform field and/or laboratory testing, observation, and
inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates,
concrete, asphalt, and steel). Communicate with project manager,
engineering technicians, client representative, contractor's
representative and others as applicable regarding the construction
site, project requirements, and testing, observation, and
inspection requirements and results. Transport material samples
with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for
further testing and analysis. Tabulate, prepare, and submit data
and observation in the form of written and digital reports as work
is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager.
Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles and work areas. May assist
with scheduling and dispatch of Technicians to project sites.
Adhere to strict safety standards.
Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
* Under close supervision of higher level technicians or staff
professionals, learn and assist with tasks and perform basic
testing and observations duties. * Provides clear documentation of
findings and results. * Communicates information to Project Manager
and discusses accuracy of data in preparation for submittal. *
Submits documentation and communicates results as directed by the
Project Manager * Maintains assigned equipment. * Follow safety
rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.
Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any
safety issues or concerns to management. * Be responsible for
maintaining quality standards on all projects.
* High school diploma or equivalent. * 6 months experience
required. * Valid driver's license with acceptable violation
history. * Obtain ACI certification within 90 days of hire. *
Successful completion of related internal safety
* Obtain Nuclear Density Gauge certification within 6 months of
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Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering
firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon
has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in
environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services.
Terracon currently has more than 5,000 employees in more than 150
offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth
is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service
and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in
Terracon's vision of "Together, we are best at people" is
demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits
package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many
programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k)
plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and
various bonus programs.
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority,
female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered
for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant
for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion,
national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender, disability, age, or military status.