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Field Technician - Civil Engineering/Construction

Boston, MA
We are currently seeking a motivated and accomplished self-starter and effective team player to serve as a Field Technician in our Field Services Group.  This position entails travel to job sites and working outside of the office setting 95% of the time monitoring contractor's geotechnical and environmental-related activities during construction.  This position will report out of our Boston, MA office.


• Construction monitoring of earthwork, piles, caissons, drilled-in piles, and slurry walls.
• The use of various geotechnical and environmental instrumentation and equipment.
• Preparation of detailed notes and taking photographs to document the procedures used and observations made during field explorations programs and/or construction monitoring for use by supervisory or project personnel.
• Preparation of daily/weekly field reports, including written reports with figures, photographs, and summary tables as required.
• Participation in team meetings.
• Adherence to Site Specific Health and Safety Plans prepared for each project site, including participation in site safety briefings and audits by both contractors and our company.
• Coordinating scheduling with contractors and subcontractors.
• Coordinating with internal team members on a daily basis.
• A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or related field is preferred
• 2-5 years of related field experience
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Basic Microsoft Excel and Word capabilities
• Must possess a valid driver's license
• Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. unassisted  
• Ability to travel to local job sites and on temporary out of town assignments as needed
• Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
• Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols
• Experience directing subcontractors
• Basic survey skills (optical or total station)
• Familiarity with set-up and use of engineering seismographs
• Familiarity with set up and use of GPS devices 
• ACI Grade-1 concrete technician
• Knowledge of New England Geology
• Current OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training 
• Nuclear Density Guage Training and Certification 
• 10-hour OSHA Construction training
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