Field Technician

Posted Date 2 months ago(5/28/2024 5:58 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-FL-Miami Lakes
Regular Full-Time


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


  • Monitoring activities on construction sites and performing testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt pavement materials, etc. A company truck, phone, and safety equipment will be provided at our office.
  • This position will require candidate to perform field testing and observation of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt).
  • Communicate with project manager, engineering technicians, client representative, contractor’s representative and others as applicable regarding the construction site, project requirements, and testing, observation.
  • Transport material samples with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for further testing and analysis.
  • Tabulate, prepare, and submit data and observation in the form of written and digital reports. Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles and work areas.


  • This position will be subject to outside environmental conditions, including weather conditions such as wet and /or humid environments, extreme cold and/or heat, dusty and noisy work environments.
  • Work will primarily be in the field involving long-term standing and frequent walking as well as include common hazards at construction and project sites.
  • Must be able to carry, lift and push/pull up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally.
  • Must be able to walk over rough and uneven terrain and be able to stand up to 10-12 hours a day on occasion.
  • Must have the ability to see, smell, hear, talk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel and twist, crouch, crawl, reach, grasp, sit, stand, and walk.
  • Weekend and overtime work and/or overnight work and travel may be required.
  • Additional physical duties may be required, as necessary.


  • Experience in materials testing and certifications from ACI, Troxler and FDOT are preferred.
  • Will train employees without work experience; but prefer that candidates have at least some construction-related work history.
  • Qualified candidates should have basic math and writing skills.
  • Strong work ethics
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • A valid driver’s license with an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) is required. A background report will also be required as part of our onboarding process.


  • ACI, Troxler & FDOT appreciated, but will train.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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