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Field Technician

Company: Shannon & Wilson Inc
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevel EntryJob Location St. Louis, MO - St. Louis, MOPosition Type Full-timeEducation Level High School-GED -Travel Percentage 10%Job Category Engineering Description Shannon & Wilson is an employee-owned consulting firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Committed to technical excellence and high-quality service, we provide integrated geotechnical engineering, engineering geology, environmental and natural resource services for clients worldwide. Since 1954, we have delivered comprehensive engineering and environmental solutions for the most challenging infrastructure planning, design, permitting and construction conditions.

We are dedicated to improving our communities, preserving the environment and utilizing the most innovative science practices in all our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform laboratory testing on soil and rock.
  • Use and maintain scientific testing equipment.
  • Process test data using computer software.
  • Communicate test progress and present test results.
  • Interact and communicate with clients, vendors, and staff at all levels.
  • Follow Shannon & Wilsons Quality Assurance policy.
  • Follow and promote Shannon and Wilsons Health and Safety and Loss Prevention policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by your supervisor, potentially including field testing and operating a nuclear densometer.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • 0 to 4 years of experience as a field and/or lab technician.
    • Proficient in mathematics, including Algebra.
    • Ability to earn certifications in soils, concrete, and asphalt testing (WAQTC, ACI, and NICET)*
    • Ability to accurately record lab readings, field notes, and sketches to document work.

      *Arrangements and payment for training will be made for the successful applicant after their hire date.

      Typically, depending on an applicants education, experience, other qualifications they possess, if they are a fit for the company and local office culture, and the current business needs, an Entry-Level Field/Lab Technician typically would be placed at a Shannon & Wilson Technical Services I, II or III level.

      Shannon & Wilson offers a competitive benefits package to support our employees. These benefits include:

      • Employee ownership
      • Comprehensive medical, prescription, vision, and dental coverage.
      • Pre-tax health and daycare FSA
      • Life and disability insurance
      • Long-term care insurance
      • Profit sharing and 401(k) plans
      • Paid time off for vacation and sick leave
      • 10 paid holidays
      • Paid volunteer day
      • Free parking

        Shannon & Wilson is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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