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Field Testing Coordinator - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Geotechnics is looking for a Field Testing Coordinator to act as a technical coordinator in providing deep foundation testing on bridge structures, building foundations, power plant foundations and wastewater treatment plants.  Using a Pile Driver Analyzer (PDA), the foundation testing involves attaching two force and two acceleration gages to steel piles and then pile is driven into the ground with a large driving hammer.   

Geotechnics is looking for a person with the following key education and skills:

  • Civil/Structural engineering or geology education
  • Experience in heavy construction
  • Read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Soils and concrete testing and inspection
  • Computer
  • Excellent verbal and written skills

 Responsibility will include but not limited too:

  • Set-up and perform dynamic testing/monitoring of deep foundations on construction sites.  Monitor hammer/driving system performance, pile driving stresses, pile integrity and asses the test piles ultimate static bearing capacity using CAPWAP and the Wave Equation Analysis software.
  • Perform analysis of collected data and prepare reports for the clients in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Update and maintain PDA computers and software as well as all equipment dealing with PDA testing.
  • Geotechnical test in the lab.

 Work Schedule:

  • Normal workweek is 40 hours per week.  With this said, Geotechnics provides a service that must be responsive to the immediate needs of our clients and their project schedules.  The work schedules can sometimes stretch into the weekend or into extra hours.

 

Geotechnical Laboratory Lead Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
Seeking talented geotechnical laboratory lead technician with 1-3 years experience performing laboratory testing, as well as a general understanding of triaxial strength testing, permeability testing, direct shear, consolidation and classification testing.  Successful candidates must have strong communication, math and interpersonal skills.  NICET, ACI certifications preferred but training and certifications available. Candidate must be able to work independently and be a team player. A valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as necessary.

Education Requirements: Prefer college coursework in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science. 

 

Geotechnical Laboratory Lead Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
Seeking talented geotechnical laboratory lead technician with 1-3 years experience performing laboratory testing, as well as a general understanding of triaxial strength testing, permeability testing, direct shear, consolidation and classification testing.  Successful candidates must have strong communication, math and interpersonal skills.  NICET, ACI certifications preferred but training and certifications available. Candidate must be able to work independently and be a team player. A valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as necessary.

Education Requirements: Prefer college coursework in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science. 

 

Geotechnical Laboratory Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
Seeking enthusiastic geotechnical laboratory technician. To be considered, you should have up to 3 years experience in laboratory testing, along with a general understanding of performing classification testing such as moisture contents, Atterberg Limits, Grainsize, etc. 

Successful candidates must have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET, ACI certifications preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are open to candidates who are willing to learn in a laboratory setting. 

 

Geotechnical Field Technician – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Our next star geotechnical field technician has 1-3 years experience performing in-place density testing of soils and a solid understanding of soil placement with regard to compaction, moisture content and various compaction methods. Successful candidates must have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET, ACI certifications preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are open to candidates that are willing to learn and work in both field laboratory settings. 

 

Geotechnical Field Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
Our next star geotechnical field technician has 1-3 years experience performing in-place density testing of soils and a solid understanding of soil placement with regard to compaction, moisture content and various compaction methods. Successful candidates must have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET, ACI certifications preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are open to candidates that are willing to learn and work in both field laboratory settings. 

 

Geosynthetic Field Technician – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
If you have experience as a geosynthetic field technician, we’d like to hear from you. Ideally, you have 1-3 years experience performing construction monitoring services including documentation of site activities and are familiar with the placement of geomembranes, textiles, geogrids, geocomposites and GCL materials. Successful candidates have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET certification preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are open to candidates that are willing to learn. 

 

Geosynthetic Field Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
If you have experience as a geosynthetic field technician, we’d like to hear from you. Ideally, you have 1-3 years experience performing construction monitoring services including documentation of site activities and are familiar with the placement of geomembranes, textiles, geogrids, geocomposites and GCL materials. Successful candidates have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET certification preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are open to candidates that are willing to learn. 

 

Highway Field Technician – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
We’re looking for a good PennDOT QMS Asphalt certified roadway technician.  Preferably, you have 1-3 years experience performing construction monitoring services including documentation of site activities and are familiar with the placement of asphalt and soils. Successful candidates have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET certification preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are willing open to candidates that are willing to learn. 
 

Highway Field Technician – Raleigh, North Carolina
We’re looking for a good NCDOT QMS Asphalt certified roadway technician.  Preferably, you have 1-3 years experience performing construction monitoring services including documentation of site activities and are familiar with the placement of asphalt and soils. Successful candidates have strong communication, math  and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player and able to work independently. NICET certification preferred but training and certifications available.  Valid driver’s license required, as is ability to work overtime as needed. 

Education Requirements: Prefer some college coursework or technical training in Civil Engineering, Soils, Geology or Environmental Science.  However, we are willing open to candidates that are willing to learn. 

 

We have many employment opportunities available, so please email your resume to testing@geotechnics.net or fax to (919) 876-0460. 

You may also send a paper copy of your resume to:
Geotechnics, Inc.
Attn: HR Director
2200 Westinghouse Blvd.
Suite 105
Raleigh, NC 27604


For questions, please call 919-876-0405.