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Field Technician/Scientist

Haley & Aldrich
San Jose, CA 95101
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Field Technician/Scientist
San Jose, CA, US | req805

Field Technician/Scientist - San Jose

At Haley & Aldrich, our goal is to deliver exceptional service to our clients and our communities. And we know that to do so, we need diverse and unconventional thinkers. That's why we foster a culture that provides collaboration, flexibility, and support - so our staff can bring their unique value to bear and explore the areas they're passionate about.

Are you looking to work in an environment where you can be your authentic self and work on projects that are meaningful to you?

The Building & Infrastructure Business Unit atHaley & Aldrich is growing we are currently seeking a motivated andaccomplished self-starter and effective team player to serve as a Field Technician/Scientist to perform all tasks consistingprimarily of field related technical duties with minimum supervision. Thisposition entails working outside of the office setting 95% of the time. This isa full-time position reporting to our SanJose, CA Office.

The successful candidate will:

  • Perform site reconnaissance to observe existing conditions, assess site access for subsurface explorations, and identify important site features.
  • Monitor subsurface exploration activities that include the use of test boring and geoprobe rigs and machine excavated test pits to gather soil and bedrock samples.
  • Collect soil and groundwater samples in accordance with applicable ASTM standards and other industry standard guidelines. Effectively utilize the USCS soil classification system.
  • Perform groundwater sampling.
  • Perform field tests on soil and rock.
  • Conduct construction monitoring of geotechnical and environmental remediation projects.
  • Prepare detailed notes and take photographs to document the procedures used and observations made during field work and/or construction monitoring.
  • Perform operation and maintenance activities on remediation and or monitoring equipment.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Adhere to Site Specific Health and Safety Plans prepared for each project site.Participate in site safety briefings and audits by both contractors and Haley & Aldrich.
  • Coordinate scheduling with contractors and subcontractors.
  • Coordinate with internal Haley & Aldrich team members on a daily basis.

  • Associate degree in General Science (desired)
  • 1-3 years of related field experience - ideally directing subcontractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic Microsoft Excel and Word capabilities
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation
  • Must be able to lift and transport 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Current OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER training, 10-hour OSHA Construction training and/or Nuclear Gauge Certified - desired
  • Ability to travel to job sites and on temporary assignments as needed
  • Must comply with the Guiding Principles and Code of Behavior articulated in our Company Charter
  • Must comply with company and client Health & Safety protocols

About Haley & Aldrich

Haley & Aldrich, Inc. is committed to delivering the value our clients need from their capital, operations, and environmental projects. Our one-team approach allows us to draw from our 700 engineers, scientists, and constructors in 30 offices for creative collaboration and expert perspectives. Since our founding in 1957, we have one goal in all we do: deliver long-term value efficiently, no matter how straightforward or complex the challenge. In 2020, Haley & Aldrich acquired Hart Crowser, an engineering and environmental consultancy with extensive expertise in the Pacific Northwest and recognized for its cutting-edge performance-based seismic design methods. Visit http://www.haleyaldrich.com.

Haley & Aldrich is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, age, disability, veteran or any other legally protected status. We offer excellent career growth, a highly competitive total compensation plan and a solid benefits package that includes; health, dental, vision; Short-Term/Long-Term Disability; 401(k) with match; generous vacation plan and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; long-term care, and more. Interested candidates should apply online on our Careers page.


ACCOMMODATIONS FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES AND LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENCY Haley & Aldrich, an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and pursuant to Executive Order 13166, applicants with disabilities or limited English proficiency that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 1-617-886-7400 for assistance.


Posted: 2021-05-15 Expires: 2021-06-16

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