Construction Technician (Entry-Level)

Engineering Consulting Services, Ltd. Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 4 days ago

What You'll Do

As a Construction Technician (Entry-level), you strive for excellence and have a great eye for detail. You put your construction materials testing expertise to use by performing field and laboratory tests on soils and concrete. Both your internal project managers and external clients are pleased with your evaluations, since documentation is something you take pride in. You go above and beyond in order to ensure that the client receives a quality evaluation and report. Need a little extra training? No worries, we offer paid certifications. We believe our technicians are worth it - and that's why you'll have all the opportunity for career growth within our company you'll want. For highlights of others who have taken their amazing skills and grown their careers with ECS, click here.

You will be part of a dynamic, growing, and energized team - and your role is key to the success of ECS. While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, here are some areas we expect to see you become proficient in:

  • Observing and documenting field activities

  • Sampling, testing, and inspecting soils, aggregates, concrete, grout, masonry, asphalt, and structural steel placement

  • Performing calculations and data reduction of test results along with drafting

  • Using field screening equipment and documenting readings

  • Reading maps, following directions, and interpreting engineering and construction plans

  • Interacting and communicating daily with contractors, technicians, and project managers

  • Don't forget - we offer paid certifications and training

  • This is an entry level position with opportunities for advancement

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What We're Looking For

  • High School diploma or GED; BS in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited university will be considered

  • 0 - 3 years of experience

  • Some serious GRIT and have no problem lifting/carrying 40 - 100 lbs. multiple times a day

  • Must be able to provide suitable transportation for use on job sites - Mileage will be reimbursed

Who We Are

Founded in 1988, Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is a leader in geotechnical, construction materials, environmental, and facilities engineering. ECS is currently ranked 69 in Engineering News-Record's Top 500 Design Firms (ENR, April 2020) and 154 in Engineering News-Record's Top 200 Environmental Firms (ENR, July 2020). To learn more about us, click here.

We love our employees and we show this through providing some great benefits. Click here to see how we show our passion for our people.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

COVID-19 Update

We care about the health and safety of our colleagues and their families, as well as our clients, potential candidates and the communities we serve, is our highest priority. We have established COVID-19 protocols including personal protective equipment (PPE), social distancing, cleaning and personal hygiene practice recommendations.

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