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Job Description

General Responsibilities:

Perform laboratory testing of soils and rock samples, communicate with project manager, laboratory coordinator, engineering technicians and others as applicable regarding the project requirements, and testing results. Tabulate, prepare, and submit data in the form of written and digital reports as work is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Laboratory Coordinator (LC) and/or Project Manager (PM). Maintain and clean equipment and work areas. Adhere to strict safety standards.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

Performs testing as directed in accordance with training and the specified procedures.

Provides clear documentation of findings and results.

Performs basic analysis of data to verify accuracy before communication and submittal to the LC or PM.

Communicates information to LC or PM and other personnel as directed by the LC or PM.

Assists higher level technicians on complex tasks.

Maintains assigned equipment and related calibration.

Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.

Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.

Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Word and Excel.

Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.

Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.