Position:  Soils Field Technician (Entry Level and Experienced)
Location:  Las Vegas, NV
Job Id:  175
# of Openings:  2

GeoTek is a full-service consulting firm specializing in environmental, geotechnical, facilities and construction materials testing and inspection services that was incorporated in 1997. Our services are provided by a diverse team of professionals who are passionate about their careers and who carry a specialized knowledge of their profession. GeoTek is committed to the principles of client service and sound professional advice. We pay attention to these cost-effective basic values and pride ourselves on doing high quality work that presents real value to its clients. We approach every project with a team concept in mind, and our reputation for high quality and timely service, at competitive prices has established us as an industry leader.


GeoTek’s staff is a multi-disciplinary team of professionals that include civil/geotechnical engineers, geologists, hydrogeologists, geophysicists, and environmental scientists. These professionals have experience consulting on a wide range of projects.


GeoTek aims to build partnerships with our clients. With our comprehensive range of capabilities, we satisfy clients’ needs, as well as develop interactive approaches and cost-effective solutions that will allow them to concentrate on what they do best….running their business.


We are currently looking for the following position at our Las Vegas location. 


Entry Level Field Technician (Soils)

GeoTek is looking for field technicians to join our Las Vegas office. If you currently have a Nuke Gauge, NAQTC or ICC Soils certification you may still apply for this open position. However, we are also looking at hiring individuals willing to learn a new trade. Must be willing to work outside performing field testing in the construction industry, must have a truck, van, suv or similar type vehicle you are able to carry around equipment used for taking field samples (we pay you for the use of your own vehicle). Pay depends on certifications you have and experience level. For those without certifications/experience starting pay will be $12.00 an hour during training and you will receive pay increases upon receiving certifications.  Experienced technicians pay will be based on certifications and amount of experience.  You will also receive vehicle and gas reimbursements. If interested, please apply by sending in a copy of your current resume. This could be the start to that new career you have been looking for. 



Performs a variety of testing, project specific observations, and site assessment duties. Operates equipment, conducts tests/assessments and reports data. Works from drawings, specifications, diagrams, schematics and specific verbal and written instructions. Uses specific methods to observe site activities and take samples and perform tests. Makes minor adjustments and modifications as needed.



Effectively communicate with Supervisor and Dispatch to obtain daily work assignments. Prepares daily and data reports of testing and inspections. Competent in the performance of all tests and inspections assigned. Prepares and submits company documents related to the projects. Daily prepares and submits own time sheet for approval. Obtains proper field authorizations are signed by the client when required or when work beyond the original scope is requested. Advises Supervisor or Project Manager of any changes in work scope or of any potential budget over runs. Maintains positive business relationships with clients, contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, etc.



Certifications are not required as we will train you in this field, however the following are a plus if you have experience already;

    -Nuke Gauge
    -NAQTC Sampling & Density
    -ICC Soils

*Valid Driver's License.

*Ability to accomplish tasks under adverse weather and/or site conditions.

*May be required to work in confined spaces and climb and work at above average heights.

*Good or corrected vision and manual dexterity.

*Truck, Van or SUV suitable for performing job duties


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