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TERRACON INC Summer 2021 Engineering Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

See Terracon's Safety Response to Covid-19 belowJob DescriptionGeneral Responsibilities for Materials Testing Engineering Technician:Perform field and/or laboratory testing, observation, and inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, and steel). Communicate with project manager, engineering technicians, client representative, contractor's representative and others as applicable regarding the construction site, project requirements, and testing, observation, and inspection requirements and results. 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 as work is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager. Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles and work areas. May assist with scheduling and dispatch of Technicians to project sites. Adhere to strict safety standards.Essential Roles and Responsibilities:Under close supervision of higher level technicians or staff professionals, assist on tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties.Provides clear documentation of findings and results.Communicates information to Project Manager and discusses accuracy of data in preparation for submittal.Submits documentation and communicates results as directed by the Project ManagerMaintains assigned equipment.Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.Requirements:Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history.Terracon's Safety Response to COVID-19Committed to Our Employee Safety!Terracon is passionate about your safety before, during, and after the COVID-19 pandemic. As Terracon continues to move forward and grow through this time, we are continuing to take every precaution to ensure the safety of our employee-owners. If you are as committed to your success as we are committed to your safety, then Terracon is the company for you! Our goal has not changed. For Terracon, our guiding principle has been and will continue to be the safety of our employee-owners. It's that simple. We want our employees to be able to work safely in every situation and go home safely each night. As we continue our vision of being "Best at People," here are some of the things Terracon is doing to safeguard every employee-owner:On-going communication with ALL employee-owners on a dedicated COVID Response page, and a portal for their families to have access to resources as wellRequiring specific COVID-19 Pre-Task Safety Planning Protocols for all tasks and projectsEmpowering employees to speak up and say "no" to working in unsafe conditionsProviding an additional 40 hours of sick leave to anyone impacted by COVID-19, including those impacted by daycare and school closuresOffering voluntary reduced work schedule for anyone needing extra time to care for othersLoad leveling work assignments across regions to maintain high productivity and chargeabilityEnsuring proper PPE and sanitation on all project sites by providing field employee-owners with mobile hand washing stations and supplies, masks, and sanitizing kitsUtilizing technology for more remote work opportunities and innovation using everything from video conferencing to dronesFollowing all CDC guidelines including social distancing on job sites, in offices, and in our labsImplementing a stand-by leave program to ensure our employees continue service and health insurance benefits during regional work shortagesIf your passion lies in working with a company that truly cares for your safety, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization that will help you grow and quickly progress in your career, consider Terracon and apply today! About TerraconTerracon

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