Geotechnical Field and Lab Technician

Midwest’s Geotechnical Department is responsible for lab testing and evaluating clients’ site-specific soil samples to determine the best solution, as well as research and development testing. In addition to lab work, the Geotechnical Department is responsible for collecting and recording data in the field.

Successful candidate in this position will be primarily responsible performing soil testing and recording results for further evaluation.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Soils Testing including: Moisture Content Determination, Particle Size Distribution (PSD), California Bearing Ratio (CBR), Unconfined Compressive Strength, Proctor, Atterberg Limits, Hydrometer
• Logging samples into lab database
• Maintaining field and laboratory equipment in good condition
• Data entry in Humboldt Material Testing software
• Record video and visual observations in the field
• Performing testing and collect data in the field

Required and Desired Qualifications:

• Basic knowledge of soils and aggregates
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Good written and communication skills
• Ability to repeatedly lift and carry up to 75 pounds
• Must have a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
• High School Degree/GED; AS or BS degree preferred
• Related soils/aggregate laboratory/field experience a plus
• Previous lab experience a plus
• Knowledge of ASTM and AASHTO testing standards a plus

Work Environment:  working conditions include wet and/or humid weather, cold and/or hot weather, and dusty/noisy work environments. Noise levels can sometimes be moderate to moderately loud in the lab.

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Interested Candidates should apply by emailing their resume to:  EOE.   

Midwest Industrial Supply Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question.  We do not base our employment decisions on an applicant’s race, color, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law.