Tetra Tech Staff Technician - Fort Collins, CO in Fort Collins, Colorado
Title: Staff Technician - Fort Collins, CO
Location: United States-CO-US-Fort Collins
Job Number: 11700000308
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, and technical services worldwide. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees --- 17,000 people working together across disciplines and time zones to provide smart, sustainable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resources management, energy, and international development. Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in 400 locations around the world. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our teams.
Tetra Tech invites you to consider a rewarding opportunity within our Fort Collins office as a/n geotechnical laboratory technician.
As a staff technician the candidate will primarily perform geotechnical laboratory testing in Tetra Tech’s Fort Collins geotechnical laboratory. Geotechnical laboratory testing may include unit weight and water content, particle size distribution (with and without hydrometer), Atterberg limits, specific gravity, consolidation/swell tests, Proctors, and other tests to evaluate the engineering properties of soils. The candidate will enter field borelog data and laboratory test results into gINT software (Bentley systems), or equivalent, before ultimately finalizing the borelogs based on laboratory test results and input from senior staff.
The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, details such as sample quality, laboratory progress, and progress issues with the laboratory manager during testing. The ability to independently develop a laboratory testing schedule based on field borelogs, samples, and knowledge of the project site is preferred. Additional tasks may include spreadsheet calculations, cost estimating, computer modeling, and other engineering support tasks as requested by the laboratory manager and senior engineering staff.
Experience with geotechnical investigations, construction quality assurance testing, construction oversight, geotechnical laboratory testing, gINT software (and other geotechnical software), is preferred.
The candidate must be able to work independently, should be a high school graduate and have completed college coursework in civil engineering, the geosciences, or a related field, or have equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must be proficient in spreadsheet applications and word processing software such as Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products.
Degree Requirements :
HS diploma is required. BS in civil engineering, geosciences, or a related field is preferred.
Tetra Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value workplace diversity. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Local candidates preferred.
For more information on our company, please visit our website at www.tetratech.com. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter on the Careers portion of our website at www.tetratech.com/careers.