Overview / Responsibilities Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking a junior to mid-level field technician to join our specialty pavement consultancy based in Beltsville, MD (metro Washington, DC). We are seeking disciplined, motivated candidates equally comfortable on solo assignments as working in teams of 2-5 technicians and engineers. This is great opportunity for candidates looking for a career and not just a job.
Key Responsibilities Candidates are trained in a variety of field operations to evaluate the condition of roadway, airfield, terminals and other pavement networks. Projects are generally for existing infrastructure and only occasionally for facilities under construction Field work is performed using data collection trucks & vans, and by tablet computer while walking Operate specialized data collection vehicles using computerized imaging, laser and mechanical systems Duties include daily equipment checks & calibration, routine system maintenance and daily reporting Reads maps & schematic plans to collect data with GPS receivers, digital cameras, and measuring wheels Participates in subsurface investigations by coring and boring when necessary Supports multiple projects, working with different project managers Meets, communicates with and coordinates as necessary with clients to gain access to project sites, including secure facilities
Skills / Qualifications An associate degree in civil engineering, construction, electronics, computer science, or similar and demonstrated applicable work experience is preferred; Candidates with a high school diploma plus comparable experience will be considered A minimum of 2-3 years technical education and/or experience is required at the junior level 5+ years of technical education and/or experience will be considered at the intermediate level Computer user-skills and ability to learn computerized equipment operation is essential; Must have experience with Word, Excel, web searching, file copying and transferring Knowledge or experience with any aspect of pavement evaluation, design or construction is advantageous Experience with any of CAD/GIS mapping, handheld computers, GPS data collection, facilities condition inspection or surveying is advantageous Walking during site inspections (up to full days) Ability to lift 20 - 40 lbs. Must pass drug screen, background check, and employment check Must have an excellent driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy Operates full-size pick-up trucks and full-size vans. Some operations involve towing a trailer Involves considerable local, regional and national travel, including overnight; Some international travel requiring a valid passport Some night and weekend work required US citizenship required
Company Overview Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion. We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com
Diversity Statement We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.
Internal Number: 29886
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life-cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com