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Eng. is looking for highly motivated individuals with a background in construction to fill our seasonal (April – November) Materials Testing Technician roles. The selected candidates will act as on-site representatives observing Contractors at construction sites and performing basic field soil and concrete tests under the direction of other Eng., Inc. technicians or engineering professionals to ensure that testing, sampling, or inspection is performed consistent with project specifications.  A successful applicant will excel in oral and written communication and maintain a working knowledge of construction operations.  Full time positions are available for those applicants capable of other engineering and surveying skillsets during the winter months.

Primary duties include:

  • Observes, measures, and performs testing on soils, concrete, asphalt, and other construction materials on construction related project.
  • Prepares daily reports of observations and measurements made on job sites.
  • Prepares detailed and complete field reports with all relevant test results and observations provided.
  • Performs basic laboratory tests on soil and concrete and preparing reports of results.
  • Evaluates site conditions on construction projects and provides recommendations. Communicates with clients, contractors, and engineering and technician staff regarding construction issues.
  • Verifies conformance of projects with approved construction documents.
  • Communicates in an effective and professional manner with project manager, contractor, and owner/owner’s representative throughout project.
  • Performs maintenance and calibrate/verify status of laboratory testing equipment.
  • Compiles, analyzes, computes, edits and processes lab data and accurately perform various tests in accordance with applicable standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 2 years of experience in general construction work
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings and contract specifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible availability with frequent overtime and weekend work anticipated
  • Valid driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in municipal construction (sewer, water, pathway, road)
  • 2 years of college level construction/engineering courses
  • Technician Certifications such as American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certification, ICC or MCA are preferred but not mandatory.
  • Previous construction inspection and/or materials testing experience a plus

About Us

Eng., Inc. is an award-winning Civil Engineering and Surveying firm working primarily for Michigan municipalities on projects including streets, water and sewer infrastructure, sidewalks, pathways, and parking lots, and Drain and Water Resources Commissioners on storm water management and complex water resources projects, having received multiple MACDC awards.

Our team lives the core values of Pride, Passion, & Performance; Work Hard & Live Well; Responsive & Accountable; and finally, Be the Best.  These values are demonstrated by being enthusiastic about the work we are undertaking and delivering a great product to the best of our ability, promoting professional growth and personal enjoyment with the ability to go the extra mile when required, the ability to do what way we say we will do and take ownership of our responsibilities and achieve them on a daily basis, and being the best versions of ourselves every day both professionally and personally.  We take pride in having fun at work in a positive work environment, and we provide countless planned activities outside of work for fun as well.

We offer varied opportunities for experience, growth, professional development, leadership, and ownership in a flexible team-based culture. It’s hard to quantify our passion for mentoring, training, coaching and inspiring employees to reach their full potential.

We have offices in Lansing, Grand Haven, and Grand Rapids.  This position can be strategically based out of any of our three office locations.

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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability.