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Soils & Materials Laboratory Technician, Burbank

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.

GEOCON’s Burbank office has an immediate opening for full-time employment for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, individual to assist in performing construction materials testing in our in-house soils and materials testing laboratory. The position is for full-time employment in our soils and materials testing laboratory in Burbank, California (near the airport). The ideal candidate should want to make a career out of this position. Geocon is willing to teach and train everything needed to make the candidate successful in this position. We only ask that the candidate have a good attitude and show up on time.

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Perks Include:

  • Easy-going work atmosphere
    • Jeans and T-shirt attire every day (work boots required)
    • Music playing in the background
  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with a company match, paid holidays, and more) and all the perks of being a full-time employee.

Compensation:

Starting pay will be $15-16 per hour with an increase when the employee has learned the basics, plus the opportunity for annual bonuses and salary increases.

Education:

No college degree required, but we prefer a high school degree or equivalent. This position will include training on the job

Essential Functions: 

The employee must be able to:

  • Learn and perform all tests certified to perform in that laboratory;
  • Understand the Geocon Illness and Injury Prevention Program and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Accept training from lab manager.

Physical Demands:

This job generally is limited to our laboratory environment but could include field time to collect samples.  It requires the ability to lift 50 pound samples or equipment.

Expected Hours of Work

Generally Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm

Contact:

For consideration, please email a resume and cover letter to:

Christine Horn, Marketing Manager, horn@geoconinc.com

In the subject line please include: “your name – Resume for Burbank Lab Tech”

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Competitive compensation (based on experience); 401(k); profit sharing; medical, dental, and vision coverage; life and disability insurance; vacation and sick time; paid holidays; training and development; numerous company events throughout the year; positive and fun working environment.  We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Senior Project Geologist, Los Angeles

Geocon has an opportunity in our Burbank office for a highly motivated individual seeking a senior project-level position to manage geotechnical and engineering geology projects throughout the Los Angeles and Southern California regions. We have a wide variety of public and private sector projects that range from fault hazard and slope stability investigations to tunnel instrumentation. The ideal candidate will have experience characterizing, evaluating, and solving complex geotechnical and engineering geology problems, designing and managing multiple project phases, and overseeing subcontractors and other field personnel. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to learn, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

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Job Description:

  • Review existing project data and requirements.
  • Prepare proposals, budgets, schedules, and reports needed to achieve project goals.
  • Conduct investigations to characterize and evaluate geologic & geotechnical conditions, and to identify geologic factors that could impact the design, construction, and/or long-term performance of engineered structures.
  • Install, maintain and monitor geotechnical instrumentation.
  • Perform client coordination and provide clear client communication
  • Attend client meetings, as needed.

Experience/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Geology
  • Professional Registration, PG required, (CEG preferred)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience.
  • Proficient in geologic field mapping, trench and downhole logging, and geotechnical logging and sampling.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Valid California drivers’ license, current DMV printout, and vehicle for use to travel to various sites
  • Must be a good physical condition, able to lift 40 lbs.

 

This is an immediate opening in our Burbank Office. For immediate consideration please submit resume to kasman@geoconinc.com

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE.

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

Materials Tester / Inspector
Sacramento, California

Geocon is a dynamic Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Engineering Geology, and Construction Inspection firm with 9 offices throughout Northern and Southern California. We have an immediate need for a dedicated and professional Materials Tester/Inspector for a wide variety of public and privately funded projects throughout the Greater Sacramento area. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude and who is organized, computer literate, detail-oriented, and works well under tight deadlines.  The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, a willingness to travel, commitment to client service, professionalism, accuracy, and for whom workplace health and safety are imperative.

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Experience/Requirements:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience
  • Caltrans certifications preferred but not required
  • Nuclear Density Gauge certification required
  • Valid California drivers’ license with a clean record (current DMV printout required)
  • Personal truck or SUV for use to travel to various sites
  • Must be able to pass a physical and routine drug tests
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a routine basis

Benefits:

Competitive compensation, expense/mileage reimbursement, 401(k) with company match, medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage options, company provided life and disability insurance coverage, paid time off, paid holidays, training and development opportunities, company picnics, holiday parties, and a friendly working environment. Compensation is based on level of experience and current certifications.

For consideration, please submit your resume to Bob Dail, Field Services Manager at dail@geoconinc.com.

Certified Asbestos Consultant
Los Angeles, California

Geocon, a full-service environmental and geotechnical consulting firm has an opportunity for highly motivated individuals seeking a project-level position to assist with environmental consulting projects for a wide variety of public and private sector clients. The ideal candidate will have experience performing asbestos containing materials and lead containing paint surveys, abatement monitoring, and environmental assessments. The desired candidate will also have the ability to perform independent hands-on fieldwork, and oversee subcontractors and other field personnel. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

This position requires the appropriate California certifications and experience performing and overseeing asbestos, lead-based paint, and hazardous building-material surveys and abatement oversight/monitoring. Desired certifications include a Certified Asbestos Consultant and Lead Inspector/Assessor/Project Monitor. Individuals with California asbestos and lead experience and certifications are preferred. Experience with other environmental work such as Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and subsurface soil and groundwater investigations is a plus. The candidate should have a minimum of five years’ experience conducting and/or managing relevant projects, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to work independently, and a willingness to occasionally work a flexible schedule.

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Experience/Requirements:

  • California CAC and Lead Inspector certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, geology or engineering preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with field investigations and report writing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training required
  • Valid California drivers’ license, current DMV printout, and vehicle for use to travel to various sites

Compensation/Benefits:

Competitive compensation (based on experience); 401(k); profit sharing; medical, dental, and vision coverage; life and disability insurance; vacation and sick time; training and development; numerous company events throughout the year; positive and fun working environment.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

For immediate consideration please email resume and salary history to Mr. Mike Conkle at conkle@geoconinc.com

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Full-Time Soils Technician
San Diego, California

Geocon has immediate openings for highly motivated, full-time field technicians. The candidate must have personal work truck/SUV, a clean driving record, and possess good writing/communication skills. Two to five years of grading experience or more preferred.

For consideration, please send a resume to Bobby Mertz at mertz@geoconinc.com

Environmental Geologist/Engineer
Bay Area, California

Geocon, a full-service environmental and geotechnical consulting firm has an opportunity for highly motivated individuals seeking a project-level position to assist with environmental consulting projects for a wide variety of public and private sector clients. The ideal candidate will have experience performing multiple project phases ranging from investigation to remediation with an overall career path towards senior project and client management. The desired candidate will also have the ability to perform independent hands-on fieldwork, and oversee subcontractors and other field personnel. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to learn, excellent communication skills, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

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Job Description:

  • Perform environmental site assessments (Phase I and II ESAs)
  • Assist in the development of scopes of work, perform site investigation coordination, oversee subsurface exploratory borings and trenches, install and sample groundwater monitoring wells, etc.
  • Assist in the development of laboratory testing programs
  • Complete test trench and boring logs, prepare geologic cross-sections, maps, and other illustrations
  • Preparation of reports of findings
  • Assist in the preparation of remedial alternatives evaluations, cost estimating, remedial action plans, community participation plans, etc.

Experience/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Geology or Engineering
  • Professional Registration (PE or PG) preferred
  • Graduate level education preferred but not required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with field investigations and report writing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training required
  • Valid California drivers’ license, current DMV printout, and vehicle for use to travel to various sites
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a routine basis

This is an immediate opening in our  Livermore office. For immediate consideration please email resume and salary history to Kim Goodrich, Business Development Manager, goodrich@geoconinc.com.

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Benefits and salary based on experience.

Geotechnical Engineer
Bay Area, California

Geocon has an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual seeking a project-level geotechnical engineering position. This position will provide project management and engineering support out of our Livermore office.

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Experience/Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of relevant field investigation, construction inspection, and geotechnical engineering experience on transportation, public works, institutional, and/or land development projects
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering or Geology (Master’s level education preferred)
  • Professional Registration (PE or GE) required
  • Strong organizational and written/oral communication skills are a must

Candidate will be responsible for the performance and management of geotechnical engineering investigations and construction, materials testing, and inspection oversight.

For immediate consideration please email resume and salary history to Kim Goodrich, Business Development Manager, goodrich@geoconinc.com.

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Benefits and salary based on experience.

Senior Remediation Engineer
Bay Area, California

Geocon has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual seeking a senior-level engineering position to manage environmental consulting and remediation projects for a wide variety of public and private sector clients. The ideal candidate will have experience designing and managing multiple project phases, perform fieldwork independently, and oversee subcontractors and other field personnel and prepare workplans, reports and other related documents. The position will also include the management and training of environmental staff. Flexibility to work on a multitude of diverse projects, a positive attitude, willingness to accept challenges, resourcefulness, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and commitment to workplace health and safety are imperative.

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Responsibilities:

  • Develop workplans, coordinate and perform site investigation field activities, and oversee subcontractors
  • Prepare/Review reports of findings
  • Prepare/Perform remedial alternatives evaluations, cost estimating, remedial action plans, remediation system design and O&M, and community participation plans

Experience/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil/Environmental Engineering (Graduate level education preferred)
  • California Professional Registration (PE) required
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training required
  • Valid California drivers’ license, current DMV printout, and vehicle for use to travel to various sites

This is an immediate opening in our  Livermore office. For immediate consideration please email resume and salary history to Kim Goodrich, Business Development Manager, goodrich@geoconinc.com.

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Benefits and salary based on experience.

Questions?
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Gabrielle New, PHR
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About Geocon

Geocon is a dynamic Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Services, Engineering Geology, and Construction Inspection firm with 9 offices throughout Northern and Southern California.

An Affirmative Action Participant EOE

Benefits

• Competitive compensation
• Expense reimbursement
• 401(k) with company match
• Medical, dental, and vision insurance
coverage options
• Company provided life and disability
insurance coverage
• Paid time off
• Paid holidays
• Training and development opportunities
• Company picnics, holiday parties, and a
great working environment
• Compensation is based on level of
experience.

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