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Soils Technician

Soils Technician

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
US-CA-Los Angeles
Department / Discipline 
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure is currently seeking a Soils Technician to join our team in Los Angeles.


Key Responsibilities

  • Perform inspection of soil related construction activities- micro piles, drilled piles, grading, compacted backfill, foundation excavations, shoring installation and testing, stone columns, soil improvement methodologies
  • Read and interpret project designs and specifications to determine what inspections are required
  • Clearly completely and accurately document the inspections performed

Skills / Qualifications

  • High School diploma minimum
  • ICC Certification in soils preferable
  • ACI Certification in concrete preferable
  • Los Angeles Deputy Grading Inspector license preferable
  • Must have and maintain required certifications to perform appropriate inspections
  • Ability to follow Construction Site Safety Precautions
  • Ability to communicate written and verbal
  • Good writing skills
  • Must be able and willing to work some weekends and occasional overtime as needed
  • Ability to walk around construction sites, climb ladders, platforms and carry test equipment
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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