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Laboratory Technician (Entry-level)
Burbank, CA

Geocon West has an immediate opening for an entry-level Laboratory Technician in our Burbank office. This is a full-time position with a work schedule of Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm, offering an hourly pay range of $18 -$21 to start with the potential for a raise based on progress and performance after 90 days.

No experience is necessary, but the successful candidate must possess a strong work ethic, excellent time management, organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment. The candidate should be capable of organizing and adjusting to changing priorities, strategically planning, efficiently coordinating multiple tasks, and maintaining a positive work attitude with a thirst for learning and achieving continuous improvement.

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Responsibilities will include preparing soils for laboratory testing, cleaning soil rings, and performing geotechnical laboratory testing. Additionally, the technician will assist the lab manager in reviewing visual classifications on-field boring logs, maintaining laboratory equipment, keeping the laboratory organized and in compliance with QA/QC initiatives, performing calculations, and other various laboratory duties.

The ideal candidate will have excellent written/verbal communication skills, general computer knowledge, as well as experience in a warehouse environment. A valid California Driver’s License, a clean driving record, and access to own vehicle are required.

Geocon West offers a benefits package that includes health insurance, 401k, short and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holidays, mileage compensation, and educational reimbursements. This opportunity also provides competitive salaries and unlimited potential for career growth.

If you are interested in joining our dynamic team, please submit your resume today!  For consideration, please submit your resume to Kevin Dougherty at dougherty(at)

Established in 1971, GEOCON is a dynamic Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Engineering Geology, and Construction Inspection firm with 9 offices throughout Northern and Southern California. GEOCON is ranked on ENR’s TOP 500 Design Firms year after year. We work on a wide variety of projects ranging from new and innovative school campuses to major transportation projects which help maintain infrastructure and alleviate traffic congestion in California.

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