Construction Materials Testing Field Technician

Phoenix, AZ
West – Construction Services Department /
Full-Time /
As a Field Technician, you will be responsible for the in-the-field sampling and testing of concrete, soils, and other construction materials. Technicians will be required to complete and submit written reports daily. A company vehicle will be provided specifically for travel to and from scheduled job sites. Technicians will require sufficient ability to find project locations by address and/or direction. No previous construction materials testing experience necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Drives to project locations; Consistently shows up for work as scheduled.
    • Performs a variety of construction materials sampling and testing activities in a field setting on concrete
    • Perform work in close proximity to construction activity and heavy construction equipment.
    • Picks up and delivers samples to laboratory for further testing.
    • Once trained and operating independently, completes tasks and submits completed paperwork in appropriate timeframe.
    • Write detailed reports summarizing test results and observations.
    • Inform field representatives of observation and test results.
    • Communicate with managers, show commitment as a team player, organize work, manage time effectively, and adhere to established safety procedures.

Required Qualifications:

    • Willingness to obtain ATTI Certification and American Concrete Institute (ACI) Concrete Field Testing Technician - Grade I
    • 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 75lbs repeatedly
    • Ability to read and write, ability to use a computer
    • Must be able to work a variety of hours including late nights, early mornings, afternoons
    • Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time, climb ladders and maneuver loaded wheelbarrows; may be required to walk/carry/handle loads on uneven, unstable terrain
    • Prior experience as a field/engineering technician - preferred, but not required

Ideal Candidate

    • Must be fluent in English
    • Written – Handwriting must be legible; must be able to compose correspondence and prepare required reports, completely and accurately.
    • Verbal – Must be able to receive and follow through on instructions; must be able to communicate effectively with supervisor, coworkers, clients, and contractors.
    • Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from supervisors, dispatchers, co-workers, clients, contractors, and agencies.

    • Attitude – Presents a professional demeanor to management, co-workers, clients, and contractors; demonstrates a predisposition for working as part of a team; displays an interest in the work
    • Willingness – Completes assigned tasks with diligence and without complaint; does what is necessary to get the job done on time; follows through on commitments
    • Efficiency/Accuracy – Work is typically performed correctly the first time; demonstrates the ability to prioritize, re-prioritize, coordinate, and accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Initiative – Once assigned tasks are complete, searches out other work that needs to be performed or requests instructions from supervisor
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

Our Benefits

We understand that our team members are the glue that holds our business together. We value the individual contributions of each person, and we show this by offering comprehensive benefits, including medical insurance options, PTO, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and so much more. If you have additional questions about our benefits, please contact our Recruitment team at

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