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Geotechnical Laboratory Technician (MI)

Taylor, MI
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Somat Engineering, Inc. (Somat) has immediate openings for geotechnical laboratory technicians in our Taylor, Michigan, office. We are seeking energetic and personable experienced staff who are interested in growing their career in this field.

Somat is a diverse group of professionals that deliver sustainable infrastructure solutions and services for a better tomorrow. We specialize in geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing known for our excellence in service and quality and doing the right thing.

The geotechnical laboratory positions we are seeking to fill involve a mix of project pursuits, task management, and laboratory management. Some of the types of activities that you will be involved with are:

  • Performing laboratory testing tasks on construction materials and soils
  • Report preparation
  • Laboratory maintenance
  • Maintaining and operating laboratory equipment

This position will require some out-of-town work assignments depending on the project requirements.


  • Detail oriented
  • Familiarity in working in a laboratory setting; experience working in an AMRL certified lab preferred
  • Familiarity with geotechnical investigations preferred
  • May require the lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • HAZWOPER & OSHA Construction Safety and NHI Soil Classification certification preferred
  • Demonstrates motivation to modify schedule as required to meet deadlines and/or client needs.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience collaborating and maintain relationships across offices.
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship.
  • Acceptable driving record.

Somat prides itself on performing any task with promptness and quality, which our clients have grown to know and expect. Somat employs some of the most experienced geotechnical engineers in Michigan and Ohio, providing years of knowledge to both our clients and our employees.

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