Senior Engineering Technician

Atlanta, GA /
Southeast (Contour & Geoservices) – Construction Services Department /
Contour Engineering, a Universal Engineering Sciences (UES) has an opening in our Construction Services Department. UES is a nationwide leader in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Building Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope.

As a Senior 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 to perform routine field testing including compaction testing, sampling and observations of soils, stone and asphalt, utilizing nuclear density gauges and drive tube methods. You will also perform concrete, grout and masonry quality control tests through sampling and visual observation, document and report your findings.

Job Responsibilities

    • Travel to various job sites
    • Ability to read/understand project plans and specifications
    • Perform sampling, testing, and inspection on construction materials, such as concrete, soils, post-tension, base stone, and asphalt
    • Document field activity and report the findings to clients and supervisors
    • Communicate with various field personnel and colleagues
    • Turn in paperwork every day attached to work order

Job Requirements

    • 5+ years of prior experience with construction materials testing and inspection required
    • One or more ICC Special Inspector certifications in Reinforced Concrete, Soil, Structural Masonry, Asphalt, Basestone and/or Post-Tensioned Concrete required
    • 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 
Why Work at Contour?
- Our family atmosphere promotes a small company feel, even as we continue to grow and expand our regional and national footprint.
- Health Plans – Contour employees can choose from three different plan options including our flagship Health Savings Account (HSA) plan with low premiums and company matching funds deposited directly into your own Health Savings Account!
- Our dental and vision plans offer both in and out of network benefits, giving you the choice to stay with a favorite dentist, orthodontist, or optometrist.
- Sign- On Bonus for certified applicants
There’s plenty of time off too! Contour employees accrue generous amount of Paid Time Off (PTO), and Paid Holidays!

Who We Are:  
UES provides essential engineering services for some of the most prominent and significant projects in the nation. Our team members, from our drillers to administrative staff, contribute directly to projects that transform communities. With some of the greatest talent in Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Materials Testing and Inspection, Code Compliance, Environmental, Occupational Health & Safety, and Building Envelope, we are committed to delivering groundbreaking solutions for our clients. At the core of our success is our team members who make it all possible. We know that the projects we deliver are only as good as our people, which is why we offer enriching opportunities for career growth at every level.
Growing in Excellence
As the #1 fastest growing AEC firm on The Zweig Group's Hot Firm list in 2021, UES is poised to lead our industry into the future. As we evolve from a one-man operation to a company spanning 60 branches and 2,500 employees, we’re looking for enthusiastic talent to launch their careers and grow along with us.
Why Work at UES?
We value the individual contributions of our employees, and we show this through providing great benefits. Click here to see how we support our people in and out of the workplace. Please ask your recruiter what benefits plans apply to you.
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