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Civil Field Technician - Municipal Focus

Company: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber
Location: Novi
Posted on: January 27, 2023

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Civil Field Technician - Municipal Focus


Novi, MI

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Civil Field Technician


Novi, MI

Job Summary

Fishbeck is seeking a full-time Civil Field Technician to work in our Novi, MI office. The primary duties of this position include field observation for municipal or Michigan Department of Transportation projects including documentation of construction contractors' activities for conformance with contract requirements. Applicant must be willing to travel and work in an outdoor environment.

Primary Functions

  • Prepare daily reports detailing the status of the work, including confirmation of work completed, available resources and jobsite conditions.
  • Document that construction adheres to design requirements.
  • Assist with Requests for Information.
  • Verify and document proper execution of project designs.
  • Identify and assist with resolution of construction issues and/or contractor non-compliance.
  • Communicate with residents, business owners, and municipal client representatives regarding construction progress, questions and issues resolution.

    Minimum Physical Requirements

    Ability to stand and sit as needed on project sites. Ability to drive a motor vehicle to reach work sites and maneuver project sites with uneven terrain. Ability to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

    Desired Education

    High School Graduate required. Associates degree or equivalent experience is a plus.

    Desired Degree

    Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management, or Concrete is a plus.

    Desired Skills/ Experience

    • 1-3+ years' experience.
    • Experience with or knowledge of municipal construction inspection and documentation is required. Experience with or knowledge of Department of Transportation construction inspection is a plus.
    • Experience with basic survey or knowledge/understanding of introductory survey principals included the use and understanding of construction stakes and cut sheets is preferred.
    • Experience specifically with water main, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer is preferred. Additionally, experience with HMA and concrete pavements is a plus.
    • Experience using Fieldbook is a plus.
    • Must have a valid driver's license with good driving record and be available for occasional travel, long hours, and weekends.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, interact with the public and with clients/owners, follow direction, and work independently.
    • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel is a plus.

      What we offer

      Our staff members enjoy a comprehensive compensation package that includes:

      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
      • Wellness reimbursement and activities
      • Reimbursement and support for tuition, continuing education, and professional/personal development
      • Vacation and sick time, volunteer PTO, parental leave, and paid holidays
      • 401(k), profit sharing, and stock options (we're 100% employee owned!)
      • And more!

        About Fishbeck

        Fishbeck is one of the premier professional consulting firms in the nation, with 14 regional offices and more than 450 employees. Engineering, environmental sciences, architecture, and construction management are the cornerstones of Fishbeck's services and integrated project approach. We are a hands-on and design-orientated practice with the technical capabilities and understanding to take the largest projects from internal concept to completion. Our team of experts takes pride in our commitment to reliability in design, connection to our clients, and creativity at our core.

        We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

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Keywords: Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Novi , Civil Field Technician - Municipal Focus, Professions , Novi, Michigan

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