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Soils Technician - Geotechnical

Company: Tetra Tech
Location: Diamond Bar
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world's most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science -.Tetra Tech's geotechnical office in Diamond Bar provides a very broad range of services to a very broad range of clients. Our projects include dams, levees, surface mining and reclamation, landfills, brownfield redevelopments, infrastructure projects, and of course conventional geotechnical engineering projects involving foundations for hi-rises, commercial, industrial, single-family buildings, landslides, and embankments, as well as offers forensics, expert, and agency review services. Our clients include federal, state, county, and local government agencies as well as private entities. Our staff includes certified and mostly higher degree geotechical engineering, geology, and field construction staff. Although most of our projects are in Southern California, we routinely provide services in Northern California, Arizona, and New Mexico, and occasionally across the country and internationally. To support the growth, our office is seeking a Soils Technician. The ideal candidate will have experience in grading observations and compaction testing, soil classification, percolation testing, pile/tieback/soil nail construction observations, landfill liner installation observations, and vibration monitoring. Duties include but are not limited to field construction quality assurance activities, and preparation of daily field reports for submittal to engineers. Familiarity and competency with basic laboratory testing is welcome. Your Role: Primary responsibility is performing and documenting field grading observations and testing including removal observations, bottom certifications, and compaction testing Secondary preferred responsibilities include: Percolation testing Pile/tieback/soil nail construction observations Landfill liner installation observations Vibration monitoring Sample processing and laboratory testing Soils logging and field borehole preparation Qualifications: Nuclear gauge certification 40-hr HAZWOPER training Experience in a geotechnical consulting firm preferred Familiarity with common geotechnical engineering analyses Familiarity with Unified Soil Classification System ASTM D2488 Strong attention to detail and organizational skills Willingness to work in the field as needed Ability/willingness to travel The applicant must be able to work outdoors under varying weather conditions, travel by foot over rough terrain, and lift at least 40 pounds At Tetra Tech, health and safety play a vital role in our success. Tetra Tech's employees work together to comply with all applicable health & safety practices and protocols, including health orders and regulations related to COVID-19 that are mandated by local, state, and federal authorities as well as project requirements. About Tetra Tech:Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees-21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:LinkedIn: @TetraTechCareers Twitter: @TetraTechJobs Facebook: @TetraTechCareersTetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech's core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.Please no phone calls or agencies.

Keywords: Tetra Tech, Diamond Bar , Soils Technician - Geotechnical, Professions , Diamond Bar, California

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