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Actalent Engineering Technician in Manassas, Virginia

Our client, ENR top rated Engineering firm is looking to make an addition to their field tech team.

This field technician will be responsible for sampling and testing soil and concrete. This candidate will be working on a VDOT project in the Northern, VA area and must be willing to work full time and occasionally more than 40 hours a week.


-Performs construction-engineering services related to earthwork, concrete, asphalt and utility construction for DOT, municipalities, and private sector clients.

-Responsible for inspecting and reporting on specific aspects of construction works in progress, such as concrete pours, rebar placement, pipe replacements as examples. May be responsible for inspection and sampling of construction materials.

-Performs computations with formulas, plots data and draws simple curves and graphs.

-Assists engineers in field during soil and materials investigations.

-Ensures that job site tests/observations, including quality control, quality assurance, and verifications are performed in accordance with the standard test/observation methods, project specifications and other contract documents.

-May perform lab testing and observation of soils, concrete and asphalt.

-Performs inspections for construction projects to ensure contractor compliance with state specifications, plans, and/or proposals for roadway work, roadway, and pavement.

-Verifies plan quantities and calculations as bid plans.

-Prepares and maintains project records and reports.


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Additional Skills & Qualifications:

-ACI Grade I/WACEL Concrete/VDOT Concrete, VDOT Soil, VDOT Asphalt (preferred but not required)

-Must have 1+ years of experience working in field. (Geotechnical Education can be considered in place of field experience)

-Must have experience and able to write field reports/read plans/use iPad for report writing

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.