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Job Description

  Geosyntec is seeking an Environmental and Construction Quality Technician to join our Construction Services team across the southeastern United States. The role is ideal for individuals interested in building a career in the environmental construction and consulting fields with a passion for the execution of real-world projects in the field and seeing their projects become reality. You will compile construction quality assurance (CQA) monitoring data; perform a variety of multi-media sampling efforts; oversee environmental and remediation construction projects; and provide additional field and office support to geologists and engineers for a diverse private and public-sector client base. You will work on your own or as a part of a larger field support team on site-specific project tasks. The ability and willingness to work outdoors, perform extensive fieldwork, and travel for extensive periods of time, including overnights, weekends, and holidays is required.  This position has significant opportunity for growth and long-term professional and personal engagement in increasingly more complex and interesting projects as your experience grows.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor contractor activities on job sites to ensure compliance with relevant contract documents (e.g. technical specifications, construction drawings, sampling plans, CQA plans etc.);
  • Perform field and on-site laboratory tests on soil, geosynthetics, aggregates, and other materials primarily associated with landfill and/or waste containment system construction;
  • Provide CQA observation and monitoring on several types of construction and/or environmental activities on enviro-civil construction sites;
  • Perform multi-media sampling in support of investigations, monitoring programs, and other data collection centric projects.
  • Prepare daily and weekly field reports, construction schedules & progress reports;
  • Ensure project documentation is correct and consistent with company policy & procedures;
  • Interact with project personnel (contractors, project managers, engineers & clients) and assist in cultivating an integrated team approach through open lines of communications and participation;
  • Assist in the preparation of the final data packages, health and safety documents, and the assembly of report appendices;
  • Observe and abide by the policies and procedures outlined in the site-specific project health and safety plans and the company’s Environmental Health and Safety Management policies and procedures; and
  • Perform tasks in other company practice areas including general construction services, environmental sampling, contractor oversight, or construction quality assurance activities, as needed. 

Here are some other things you should know about this position: 

  • Training: This position requires OSHA health and safety, first aid, and CPR training and medical monitoring, paid for by the firm. We also offer professional and technical development opportunities including in-house seminars, webinars, and mentoring, that allow our staff to build the technical and business skills necessary to become successful consultants. 
  • Fieldwork and overnight travel: Up to 90%

Your success is our success.  We encourage our technicians and professionals to continually develop their interests and skills.  Advancement is based on an individual’s own performance and initiative.EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE 

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED). (required); Associate’s degree. (preferred) 
  • Technical experience in construction services, geotechnical, environmental, or related engineering disciplines. (preferred)
  • Experience ensuring field activities comply with construction plans and specifications and the ability to monitor several different types of activities simultaneously. (preferred)
  • Experience reading and interpreting construction drawings, including survey and topographical drawings. (preferred)
  • Experience with the operation of industry typical monitoring and data collection equipment, including but not limited laptop and handheld computers, Troxler moisture /density gauges, scales, Elkins or GEM, and other equipment. (preferred)
  • Experience with multi-media sampling including soil, water, and air. (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word software programs. (required)
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, compute rate, ratio, percent, and draw and interpret bar graphs. (required)
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, and strong work ethic. (required)
  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors, perform extensive fieldwork, and travel for extensive periods of time, including overnights, weekends, and holidays. (required)
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 49 pounds unaided and 50-100 pounds with assistance and/or proper engineering controls. (required)
  • Ability to speak and hear, stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. (required)
  • Valid U.S. driver’s license, satisfactory driving record, and reliable transportation, for business travel. (required)

CULTURE/EEO STATEMENTGeosyntec strives to hire and retain the best and brightest people in their fields. We look for exceptional interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem-solving abilities, plus the passion for technical excellence and quality. We seek individuals with leadership potential, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth, and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with a growing Firm.Geosyntec is a great place to build a career. If you're looking for an exciting place to work, a place with challenging and rewarding projects, and a place that has been nationally recognized for its employees' quality of life, technical expertise, and business success, then Geosyntec may be the place for you. You can learn more about careers and employment at Geosyntec by visiting are proud to offer our employees a highly competitive benefits package. Learn more by visiting Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer including minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, and gender identity.