Geotechnical/Materials Testing Technician
Job duties include: field and laboratory geotechnical and construction materials testing on commercial, municipal and WisDOT projects. The position will also include entry and processing of field and laboratory information and may offer opportunities for surveying.
Qualifications: Must have a valid drivers license and be available for summer/fall (May-December) co-op position. Geotechnical and materials testing class completion is helpful but not required.
Job duties include: A significant portion of OMNNI’s hydrogeology services consists of conducting Phase I environmental site assessments, site investigations and remediations of sites. The position requires gathering data on potentially contaminated sites, including all phases of planning, soil boring and monitoring well installation, monitoring well development, water and soil sampling, analyzing and interpreting site data, recommending remedial actions, ensuring that proper documentation is completed for all stages of the project, subcontractor oversight, and project management.
Candidates should have experience in: Conducting Phase I environmental site assessments, site investigations and remediations of sites including: detailed knowledge of geology, hydrogeology, contaminant transport, chemistry, vapor intrusion, soil science, remedial system design, and biological processes in subsurface soil and groundwater environments.
Qualifications: Our ideal candidate for this position meets the definition of hydrogeologist as defined in Chapter NR 712 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code or is on track to meet the definition. The candidate must possess a strong attention to detail, be able to clearly communicate verbally, be comfortable talking in front of people, have excellent written communication skills, and be able to respond professionally to both internal and external comments. Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is essential. AutoCAD experience is a plus. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dependable, self-starting team player who is organized and able to work effectively in both a team environment and with minimal supervision. Team work and the ability to interact successfully with co-workers, clients and regulatory agencies are essential. An ideal candidate should have at least three years of related experience.
Salary: Salary dependent upon education and experience.
 From Chapter NR 712 of the Wisconsin Administrative Code: “Hydrogeologist” means a person who is licensed as a hydrologist or registered as a geologist with the Department of Safety and Professional Services, and is a graduate of an accredited institution of higher education and who has successfully completed 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours of course work in geology. At least 6 semester hours or 9 quarter hours of the geology course work shall be hydrogeology, geohydrology or groundwater geology. This person shall also have acquired, through education and field experience, the ability to direct the drilling of borings and the installation and development of wells, describe and classify geologic samples, and evaluate and interpret geologic and hydrogeologic data.
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