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Terracon | Boise, ID
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Job Description

Job Description

General Responsibilities:

Partner with and provide support to engineering staff on current and future projects. Perform administrative tasks of a technical nature related to specific engineering or environmental projects, draft specific written report sections, and track project status and related contracts. Work will include performing and/or leading field investigations, engineering analysis, calculations, and recommendations, design and development of plans and specifications, observation and inspection, and the writing, preparation, and review of related reports for the services provided.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

* Prepare specific written report sections and associated drawings and attachments.
* Draft proposals and fee estimates for standard or routine projects.
* Maintain updates to project status including subtask timelines and deliverable dates including financials.
* Draft, track and maintain project change orders.
* Perform project registration and invoicing tasks.
* Maintain inventory of contracts for each project including status and ensuring signed contract is on file.
* May prepare request for information responses regarding design changes.
* May assist with utility locating services and clearances.
* May perform other engineering support tasks including development of drawings and directives for proposed boring and test pit locations and plans, preparation of boring and test pit logs and coordination of drilling, and field classification of soil and rock samples.
* Schedule and communicate with the client regarding project report status and delivery schedule.
* Follow safety rules, guidelines and standards for all projects. Participate in pre-task planning. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
* Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.


* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Environmental Science or related field and 2 years' experience in engineering/scientific support role. Or, in lieu of a degree, a minimum of 6 years' related experience.
* Experience with gINT Geotechnical software and AutoCAD LT preferred.
* Valid driver's license with acceptable violation history

Preferred Certifications:

* Engineer-in-Training (EIT) or Engineering Intern (EI) designation
* ACI Field Grade 1
* ACI Strength
* ICC Certification for Reinforced Concrete, Structural Masonry, Structural Steel and Bolting, and Structural Welding
* WAQTC Certification for DTT, EBTT, AgTT, and AsTT/AsTT II
* Prior experience with soils and aggregate testing and inspection in accordance with ASTM, AASHTO, and ITD specifications.

About Terracon

Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon's growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement

Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

About Terracon

Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials and facilities services from nearly 100 offices nationwide with more than 3,000 employees. Terracon currently ranks 41st on Engineering News-Record's List of Top 500 Design Firms.