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AECOM Geotechnical Technician in Orange, California

United States of America - California, Orange

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Geotechnical Technician to be part of the Environmental team in Carson, CA.

This full time position is for candidates with a background in geotechnical engineering, or related field. All tasks consist primarily of field related technical duties with minimum supervision. This position entails working outside of the office 95% of time.


  • Perform soil density and moisture testing using nuclear gauge and sand cone method

  • Collection of organized and detailed field notes

  • Assist in providing construction oversight and safety oversight of subcontractors

  • Perform geotechnical and environmental sampling with the ability to understand and follow standard operation procedures

  • Oversee civil engineering tasks and ensure compliance with design specifications and adherence to Health and safety protocols.

  • Conduct environmental sampling as directed by the Field manager

Minimum Requirements

  • HS + 4 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Must pass a State and Federal criminal history/security pre-employment background check

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen

  • Physically able, with or without an accommodation, to perform moderate physically demanding work in indoor or outdoor environments with uneven terrain, variable outdoor conditions including noise, chemicals, radiation and vibration. Position requires frequently standing/walking, working in an environment of heavy, moving, dangerous equipment, and lifting less than 25 pounds; often performing repetitive bending & stooping; occasionally working with arms above shoulder level, power gripping/squeezing (hand tools, levers, etc.), climbing stairs, using portable ladders, performing keyboard/mouse operations, repetitive or fine hand movements, and lifting of 25-50 pounds; rarely operating vehicles, working at heights, wearing fall protection, and working in confined spaces. Position will include wearing associated personal protective equipment, including, but not limited to gloves, safety glasses/goggles, safety boots/shoes, hard hat, hearing protection, and fall protection equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • OSHA 10 Certification desirable.

  • 6+ years of experience in construction specifically in solar power preferred

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240179BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.