A well respected engineering consulting and testing firm is looking for a certified inspector/technician in their Vacaville, CA office to perform routine inspections, field testing, laboratory testing on construction materials such as concrete, soils, masonry, asphalt, etc. Laboratory Testing may include soil classification, sieve analysis, gradation, PI, moisture content, air content, slump, density, proctors, AC Content, Max. Specific Gravity, etc. Reporting to the Lab Manager, perform routine laboratory soil and construction materials tests in accordance with standard test methods including ASTM, AASHTO, and Caltrans Test Methods.
This position requires certification in geological inspection. Please do not apply without proper certification.
Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Must be self-motivated, reliable and have an attention to detail.
Must be able to work outside the office, in all-weather climates.
Must have a current valid driver’s license.
Must able to lift up to 75lbs.
Must have reliable transportation (preferably a pick-up truck) that will be able to hold, carry and transport testing equipment, various cylinder and/or soil samples for testing.
Must be able to prepare any and all daily field reports, test reports, and data sheets that are thorough and accurate.
Must be able to read and interpret plans and specifications.
Must be able to follow proper procedures, perform accurate computations, and maintain good relationships with coworkers, clients, contractors, etc.
Must be able to manage multiple tasks with ever changing priorities.
ICC, AWS, ACI, Caltrans certs and nuclear gauge training are desired.
Positive attitude, communicates effectively, willingness to ask appropriate questions when needed and a good work ethic is a must.
Perform routine maintenance of testing equipment and keeps laboratory clean and orderly.
Receive and log in samples from field operations, and organize samples prior to conducting laboratory tests.
Wage & Benefits:
Wage will be determined upon experience. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, 401k, health insurance, and working for a mid-sized company with growth opportunities.