Geotechnical Field Technician

Job Locations US-WV-Martinsburg
Field Technician


As a Field Technician for Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC), you'll be part of a highly trained and experienced team that performs observations and testing during earthwork and building construction of various projects. Your projects will range from well pad, compressor stations, landslide repairs, pipeline inspections, and roadway, pavement inspection. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Communication with Company Project Manager while on project sites.
  • Daily report writing, reading and interpreting project drawings and specifications, and entering data related to the various job tasks. 
  • Interact with construction site personnel, engineers and state and federal representatives while presenting yourself as a professional representative of the company.
  • Perform field testing of soils, concrete and asphalt to determine compliance with project specifications.
  • Perform field tests using specialized equipment designed to collect data from the various construction materials, i.e.; nuclear density gauge, penetrometer, and hand tools. You will be required to keep equipment clean and in good working order.
  • Driving and maintaining the appearance and operation of company vehicles to and from job sites.


  • Minimum of 1-3 years Field experience working on commercial construction projects performing some or all of the following inspections or testing:
    • Earthwork inspections and field testing.
    • Concrete sampling and field testing.
    • Bearing grade inspections for foundations.
    • Structural steel inspections.
    • Concrete masonry unit inspections and grout testing.
  • High School education;
  • Ability to interpret project plans and specifications;
  • Strong computer skills including using Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat;
  • Ability to write accurate and concise field reports.

Certification and Degree:

  • NICET, ICC and ACI Certifications;
  • WVDOH Certification for Asphalt, Concrete and Aggregates

About Us

Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. (CEC) is consistently ranked as an Engineering News-Record Top 200 Design Firm, offering big firm opportunities with a small firm culture.  Not only will we help you develop professionally, but we will also provide you with the opportunity to become an owner of the firm and share in our success.  You will work on diverse projects while providing high quality service to our clients. 


In addition to offering company stock at all levels, we provide a matching 401(k), profit sharing, a performance bonus for all employees, medical dental and vision insurance, short and long term disability and tuition assistance.  Join our team where your contribution matters.

CEC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status), national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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