Stantec Geotechnical Engineering Technician in Lexington, Kentucky

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Your Opportunity

Build the foundation for a lasting and successful career in geotechnical engineering by starting with a good team. From field exploration and laboratory testing to the design and construction management of complex geotechnical structures, our team does work that’s rock solid. We perform geotechnical studies to solve pressing infrastructure and construction rehabilitation issues. Sometimes, we break new ground with our ideas. Other times, we’re bringing stability to a project. We push the boundaries as leaders and experts in our field and encourage our fellow team members to do the same. Join our team today!

Stantec is seeking a full-time Geotechnical Engineering Technician to assist with all aspects of operations associated with our Geotechnical group located in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, energetic individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Testing of soils, concrete, asphalt and construction monitoring.

  • Construction Quality Assurance of installed geosynthetic materials.

  • Monitoring of geotechnical instrumentation.

  • Interact routinely with Client Representatives, Contractors, and Geotechnical Engineers.

  • Operate computerized and digital testing equipment.

  • Field data collection and reviews of construction.

  • This position will require primarily field work and does require the ability to travel regionally with overnight stays.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Experience with laboratory and field construction activities is a plus.

  • Interested candidates should have (or have the ability to obtain) certifications related to the position (ACI, nuclear density gauges, NICET, geosynthetics, etc.).

  • A valid driver's license and good driving record are required.

  • A pre-employment drug screen may also be required.

  • Proficient with desktop office software applications (word processor, spreadsheets, etc.).

  • Working knowledge of codes and design requirements is a plus.

Personal attributes include:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self-starter/motivated.

  • Willingness to learn on the job.

  • Positive attitude.

  • Ability to work with a team on large complex projects.

  • Able to work under and meet tight deadlines.

  • Working understanding of policies and procedures for Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) protection, including client-specific training (as required).

Education and Experience

High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor of Science in related field is a plus.

Minimum 2 years related experience preferred.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Civil Engineering Technician/Technologist

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Lexington

Other Locations: United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Kentucky-Louisville

Organization: BC-1755 Water-GE-US

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Jul 13, 2018, 3:20:45 AM

Req ID: 180000M5