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Field Technician

Company: Shannon & Wilson Inc
Location: Concord
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevel ExperiencedJob Location Concord CA - Concord, CAPosition Type Full-timeEducation Level High School-GED -Salary Range $25.00 - $50.00 HourlyTravel Percentage 50%Job Category Engineering Description Shannon & Wilson is an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Committed to technical excellence and high-quality service, we provide integrated geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental and natural resource services for clients worldwide. Since 1954, we have delivered comprehensive engineering and environmental solutions for the most challenging infrastructure planning, design, permitting and construction conditions.

The Bay Area office located in Concord is looking for an experienced soils technician to help us with a wide variety of grading and foundation projects. We have numerous large grading projects breaking this summer to complement our other construction projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform field testing.
  • Perform laboratory testing.
  • Operate a nuclear densometer.
  • Use and maintain scientific testing equipment.
  • Process test data using computer software.
  • Communicate test progress and present test results.
  • Supervise and review the work of lower level field and lab technicians.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon and Wilsons Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
    • Minimum 10 years of experience as a field and/or lab technician.
    • Proficient in mathematics, including Algebra.
    • Field and construction observation experience
    • Current Nuclear Gage Safety and Transport Training*
    • Current certifications in soils, concrete, and asphalt testing (WAQTC, ACI and NICET)*
    • Current HAZWOPER certification*
    • Must produce accurate field notes and sketches to document work.

      *Arrangements and payment for training will be made for the successful applicant after their hire date.

      Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, a Senior-Level Field/Lab Technician typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Senior Technical Services level.

      Shannon & Wilson offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

      • Employee ownership
      • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
      • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
      • Life and disability insurance
      • Long-term care insurance
      • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
      • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
      • 10 paid holidays
      • Paid volunteer day
      • Free parking

        Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Shannon & Wilson Inc, Concord , Field Technician, Professions , Concord, California

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