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Stantec Geotechnical Engineering Technician in Lexington, Kentucky

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Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a full-time Engineering Technician to work with our Construction Quality Assurance group on large, long-term construction projects in the Power and Dams sectors. Potential projects that you will be assigned to are typically located in the Southeast United States. This is a great opportunity for a motivated, individual who wants to challenge their abilities in a dynamic work environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Construction observation and monitoring

  • Testing of soils, concrete, asphalt, and/or geosynthetic materials

  • Monitoring of instrumentation.

  • Interaction with Client Representatives, Contractors, and Engineers.

  • Operation of computerized and digital testing equipment.

  • This position will require primarily field work with the willingness and ability to relocate and/or travel regionally for the duration of the project.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Ability to interpret and understand design drawings, specifications, and CQA plans.

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

  • Experience with field construction activities is a plus.

  • 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.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • 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. Certificate or Associate in Civil Engineering Technology or similar program a plus.

Minimum 2 years related experience preferred.

This position will require relocation to the assigned construction site in the Southeast US.

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-Ohio-Cincinnati, United States-Kentucky-Louisville, United States-Tennessee-Nashville, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-Tennessee-Chattanooga

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 180000M5