Field Technician

Riverside /
West – Construction Services Department /
 As a Field Technician you will be responsible for in-the-field testing of concrete, soils, and other construction materials. You will use a company provided vehicle to travel to job sites in the area. We also provide on the job training and future construction materials testing certification possibilities. If you’re reliable, have a good work ethic, and can cooperate with co-workers and clients respectfully, this is the position for you.

Starting at $20/hour

*Salary is negotiable, depending on experience, skillset, and certifications.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Drive to job sites and conduct soils and other construction materials testing
    • Perform visual inspections of soils
    • Return samples to the office for laboratory testing
    • Report data in an accurate, complete, timely, and understandable fashion in accordance with applicable testing procedures
    • Read and accurately interpret construction plans and specifications
    • Ensure that all test equipment used is functioning properly, maintained as required by the company and/or manufacturer's policy and that all calibrated equipment is within its calibration cycle
    • Communicate with dispatching and/or field supervisor, advising of current job status and locations as required
    • Ensure that project requirements are met and are compliant with project specifications, requirements, and company policies or procedures
    • Attend all technician meetings
    • Complete daily time and labor reports accurately in accordance with company policy
    • Follow all company safety procedures and policies
    • Pass required testing certification classes
    •  Other duties may be assigned


    • Prior experience as field/engineering technician
    • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I preferred
    • MUST HAVE one or more of the certifications (ACI Asphalt, ACI Concrete, ICC Soils, NICET)
    • 1+ year(s) relevant experience performing special inspections on at least one type of construction material (such as soils, asphalt, concrete)
    • Valid Driver's License with an acceptable driving record
    • Must be at least 18 years old for entry onto job sites, must be able to lift up to 75 pounds (lbs) repeatedly
    • Ability to read and write, ability to use a computer
About UES

UES is a national leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental Consulting, Occupational Health & Safety, Virtual Design Consulting, and Building Envelope. With over 3,400 team members across 70+ branches in the United States, UES provides essential engineering services to some of the most prominent and significant projects in the country. As the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group’s Hot Firm list in 2021 and 2022, UES is poised to lead our industry into the future.

Our Team Members

Our team members bring unique skill sets, licenses and certifications, and experience to our firm, which diversifies our team and allows us to provide a wide variety of services uniquely grounded in excellence. Our team STRIVES to uphold our core values of safety, teamwork, responsiveness, integrity, value, and excellence to ensure we meet client expectations, support our communities, and build a strong, reliable team. Our UES team members are kind, passionate, and driven, which creates collaborative workspaces and a sense of camaraderie among our team members. At UES, we are eager to hire, teach, and train the next generation of industry leaders and learn from the expertise of each team member who walks through our doors. To learn more about UES, visit

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