• Title
    Field Technician 2
    Requisition ID
    2018-31770
    Work Location
    US-NC-Charlotte
    Department / Discipline
    Construction
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Field Technician to join our team in Charlotte, NC. The qualified candidate will work under general supervision to provide moderately complex test analytical support to environmental, engineering, field, laboratory, and/or design projects.  Performs standardized assignments under supervision including drafting simple standard reports, operating standard testing equipment or software of moderate complexity and performs routine analysis procedures.

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Conduct tests and investigations in the field or laboratory to obtain data for use by engineering personnel in determining engineering properties of soil, bedrock and construction materials
    • Perform laboratory and field tests according to prescribed procedures, processes, and standards
    • Collect soil samples, prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
    • Operate computer systems and peripheral equipment
    • Maintain results logs
    • Confers with Engineer and Scientific staff on test efforts
    • Set up, maintain, and calibrate equipment

    Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

    • May observe and document routine construction operations and write routine field reports
    • May assist and observe contractor work on short and long term construction projects and interact with client, contractor or subcontractor representatives accordingly
    • May perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and/or conducting office, laboratory or field activities
    • May assist in other non-technical projects as appropriate

    Skills / Qualifications

    Education, Experience and Skills Required

    • Combination of technical education or certification plus 2 to 5 years of industry experience
    • Understanding of applicable ASTM or ACI and Nuclear Density Gauge methods and technical methodologies
    • Ability to use test equipment in an effective and safe manner
    • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
    • Ability to prepare reports and documentation
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to follow instruction

    Physical Job Requirements

    • Ability to stoop, kneel, climb and lift up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to drive large pick-up truck
    • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
    • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
    • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
    • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required

    License / Certification Requirements

    • Qualifications to include experience and ACI and Nuclear Density Gauge certification
    • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record
    • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire
    • Materials:  ACI Level I; Nuclear Density Gauge

    Machines, Tools and/0r Equipment Used

    • May use a number of different pieces of equipment, e.g. slump and sond cones, screens density testing gauges, compaction testing equipment, concrete breakage test equipment, etc.; Employee will be fully trained in the use of equipment necessary to accomplish their work

    Work Environment

    • Work may be performed in a laboratory setting or may be performed on a jobsite away from the office, under a variety of environmental and climatic conditions, and on occasion for extended periods of time

    Travel

    • Field assignments typically require travel to urban or remote jobsites for work to be performed

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    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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