Company: Wood
Skills: Mechanical Technician
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Savannah, Georgia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is seeking an Engineering Technician/Inspector with Roadway Testing Technician certification to perform field and laboratory testing on the I16/I95 Interchange Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) roadway projects. Work may be performed in a laboratory setting or may be performed on a jobsite away from the office, under a variety of environmental and climatic conditions, and on occasion for extended periods of time.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Conduct tests in the field or laboratory to obtain data for use by engineering and scientific personnel in determining engineering, environmental, or physical properties of soil, bedrock, construction materials, air, and aquatic ecosystems
  • Perform laboratory and field tests according to prescribed procedures, processes, and standards for soil, concrete, and asphalt
  • Calculate test results
  • Gathers and maintains data records
  • Collect soil, concrete, and asphalt samples, prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
  • Use specialized equipment and apparatus to prepare analyses, reports, and/or technical drawings
  • Enter test results into a computer
  • Works closely with other technicians
  • Interact with the client (GDOT) personnel
  • Fulltime work expected 40+ hours per week, not including travel time

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications :
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Combination of technical education or certification
  • Understanding of applicable scientific methods and technical methodologies
  • Ability to use test equipment in an effective and safe manner
  • Ability to understand procedural manuals and execute work orders
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to follow instruction

Physical Requirements :
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to drive large pick-up truck
  • Ability to use hands to operate field equipment
  • Close, distance, and peripheral vision; normal auditory function
  • Must complete employment physical demonstrating ability to meet job requirements, including the ability to wear a respirator, as required
  • Completion of annual or bi-annual employment physical, as required
  • Will be standing and up on their feet most of the day
  • Will require some walking over uneven terrain and hard surfaces such as roadways
  • May require some work at night

License / Certification Requirements :
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • Must pass Health and Safety Training and Defensive Driving Courses upon hire
  • GDOT certifications will be required for these positions; Recommended that the candidate have current GDOT issued certifications in RTT, concrete, and asphalt (QCT)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

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.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.