Construction Inspection and Materials Testing Technician
Company: Pioneer Technical Services, Inc
Posted on: February 15, 2021
Pioneer Technical Services, Inc. is currently recruiting for a
Construction Inspection and Materials Testing Technician in its
Geotechnical and Materials Testing Laboratory located in Bozeman,
MT. This office is looking for a self-motivated, committed
individual that works without frequent direction. The individual
selected for this position would be tasked with working
approximately 50% of the time out of the Bozeman MT office and
remaining 50% of the time in Libby MT. The position will be 40 to
50 hours per week and some work on Saturdays may be required.
This position will consist of providing field inspection services
and geotechnical/materials testing in the laboratory. Field
Inspection services include field density testing using a nuclear
density gauge, fresh concrete and grout sampling, shotcrete
testing, and rebar inspection. Laboratory testing will include
performing Atterbergs, proctors, sieve analysis and numerous other
geotechnical soils testing. Other duties will include data
management, equipment maintenance, and sample organization. The
Technician will work under the direct supervision of the Laboratory
Manager or Project Engineer. Project experience in general
construction, field density testing, concrete testing, soil
sampling, and materials testing as well as experience with
Microsoft Word and Excel programs is preferred but not required.
Pioneer will provide on the job training to perform field testing
and laboratory testing tasks. Candidate must have a valid Class D
driver's license and will need to travel.
Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential
function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the
Communicate with Contractor or Site Supervisor regarding testing
results and any failing tests or problems.
Confer with supervisor to determine project details such as plan
preparation, acceptance testing, and evaluation of field
Inspect project site and evaluate contractor work to detect
deficiencies and ensure conformance to design specifications and
Prepare daily field inspection reports that document project
activities and data.
Conduct materials testing and analysis using provided tools and
Basic Computer Skills.
Team Player - Ability to work in a team environment.
Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
Analytical Skills - Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve
Communication, Oral - Ability to verbally communicate effectively
Motivation - Ability to diligently reach a goal and/or perform to
the best of their ability.
Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under
Reliability - Ability to complete tasks in a dependable and
Integrity - Ability to record field and laboratory data accurately
Skills and Abilities
Education: High School Diploma. College education preferred, but
Field of Study: Engineering, Soil Science, or related/equivalent
Experience: Construction experience helpful, but not required
Computer Skills: Must be able to complete Basic Computer tasks that
include Excel, Microsoft Word.
This position will include working on field/construction sites
where you will be exposed to the elements and also includes working
within a soils laboratory environment that requires frequent
standing and lifting, and the use of a wheelbarrow. When working on
the Libby project site, the technician will be required to wear a
full face respirator and Tyvek suit. All Required safety training
will be conducted prior to use of such equipment. Candidate must be
available to work out of town approximately 50% of the time,
lodging and per diem will be provided while working out of
The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that
essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is
intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the
employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not
intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions,
responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and
requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.
This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the
company reserves the right to change this job description and/or
assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem
Keywords: Pioneer Technical Services, Inc, Bozeman , Construction Inspection and Materials Testing Technician, Professions , Bozeman, Montana
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