GTA's office in Beaver Falls, PA is seeking candidates for a Geotechnical Field Technician position. In this position, you will provide a wide range of observation and testing services for geotechnical and environmental development projects for a diverse client base in the private and public sectors. Responsibilities include monitoring and testing the moisture and density of soils using a nuclear density testing gauge; testing of concrete, asphalt and other materials. You will also observe and document construction activities to assure compliance with technical specifications, prepare daily field reports and test summaries documenting the work being performed.

Geotechnical Field Technician Requirements:

  • Own Transportation, Valid Driver's License and Good Driving Record
  • Enjoy Working Outdoors
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to regularly lift to 60 pounds
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, self-motivated, possess a strong work ethic
  • NICET, WACEL and/or ACI certifications preferred but not required
  • Must have steel toe boots

Technicians require the ability and willingness to work almost entirely outdoors, perform extensive fieldwork and travel significant distances to project sites. Overtime may be required, depending on the project. GTA will reimburse you for mileage and tolls and pay you "time and a half" for overtime! GTA will provide you with Personal Protective Equipment, which includes High Visibility Vest, Hard Hat, Gloves, and Safety Glasses.

GTA offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays
  • Yearly bonus potential
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending
  • Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Educational Assistance Program up to $10,000 per year
  • Free membership to professional societies
  • Professional Growth & Advancement – we’ll help you get there! - Seminars, Conventions, Lunch & Learns, Mentoring, Software Training
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Company picnics and events and a great working environment!

This position may require standing for extended durations as well as repetitive motions such as lifting or hammering. The employee must have the ability to use their hands to handle, finger or feel; reach, climb or balance; crouch, stoop, crawl, kneel and sit, see and smell; including close, distance and peripheral vision, depth vision and ability to focus. The employee will regularly lift and/or move 60 pounds; and occasionally move 80 pounds or more (such as a loaded wheelbarrow of concrete or soil samples).

PLEASE NOTE: Any salary range listed for this position was assigned by Indeed, NOT Geo-Technology Associates, Inc. (GTA), and should not be considered accurate.

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