Civil/Structural Technician I

Golder Associates Farmington Hills , MI 48336

Posted 2 weeks ago

At Golder, we thrive on challenges.

Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership.

Do you have the desire to learn? The drive to excel and thrive in an engaged, collaborative environment?

Golder has a new opportunity for a Construction Quality Assurance Technician. This is an entry level position, responsible for work on earthworks and geomembrane liner for projects related to the power and solid waste industry.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Performing field activities either individually or as part of a team that may include the collection of field data, completing field tests, observation of construction activities, implementing health and safety procedures, and oversight of related subcontractor services and other field related activities;

  • Assisting with field oversight and documentation programs to ensure projects are completed in accordance with the project design drawings, technical specifications, quality assurance testing plans, and project specific health and safety plans;

  • Assisting with field sampling and testing soils, geosynthetic products, and other construction materials;

  • Assisting with field interpretation of project design drawings and technical specifications and communicating finding with the project engineers;

  • Assisting with the review and documenting project record documents, contractor requests for payments, requests for additional information, change orders, and certificates of completion;

  • Assisting with the development and distribution of field notes, meeting minutes, project action item lists, internal tracking of projects activities, and general project coordination activities in support of project managers;

  • Documenting construction activity with a daily report.

The preferred candidate will possess the following skills and attributes:

  • Understanding of civil and geotechnical engineering design, and a background in earthwork construction, including the ability to read and understand technical civil design drawings and technical memos.

  • Travel, including travel for extended assignments.

  • Daily report writing and construction documentation.

  • The ability to communicate constructively with contractors, owners, and Senior Golder personnel is essential

  • Strong computer skills including MS Word, MS Excel, and database software preferred;

Additional Information

Local candidates only. Relocation is not available for this position.While we appreciate the interest of all candidates, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Your benefits at Golder will include:

  • Employee owned structure - own the business, own the result

  • Competitive benefits and remuneration packages

  • Opportunity to deepen your expertise in a dynamic work environment

  • Innovative and collaborative multidisciplinary projects

  • On the job training, mentoring and coaching

Renowned for technical excellence, Golder is a leading, global employee-owned engineering and consulting firm with over a half century of successful service to its clients. With over 165 offices in over 30 countries, Golder's 6,500 professionals are driven by a passion to deliver results, offering unique specialized skills to address the ever-evolving challenges that earth, environment and energy present to clients across the infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and power sectors.

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

Golder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Golder is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

To learn more about our company and culture click here to view The Promise of Golder video.


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