Elko, Nevada

Inspector & Lab Technician

Compensation: DOE
Employment type: full-time

Contact hr@summitnv.com with all inquiries.

Summit Engineering Corporation is looking to fill a full-time position for a Inspector & Lab Technician in our Elko & Reno office. Requires having basic math skills, being able to work outside in all weather conditions, monitor contractor work to assure construction is per plan and code, good communication skills, etc. Experience with inspection work or within the construction industry is a plus, but not required.  ACI, ICC, and NAQTC certifications are a plus. Room for advancement. Salary DOE. Email resume and contact information.

Inspector & Lab Technician


Materials testing and inspection along with lab work and recommendations for construction.



    • Adhere to the Mission Statement and Core Values
      • Summit Engineering Corporation strives to add value to our clients through the delivery of innovative, economical, and timely solutions to all types of engineering projects while honoring Western traditions, the values of our community and state, and respecting the environment.
  • Core Values: Family, Integrity, Knowledge, Professionalism, and Respect
  • Work under the direction of the Geotech Department Manager.
  • Conduct daily time entry.
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Follow all safety and administrative regulations.
  • Complete Vehicle Inspection Reports when using company vehicles.
  • Comply with SEC’s Employee Handbook, Safety Manual, and other company policies and procedures.
  • Nurture existing client relationships and pursue company growth through business development.
  • Facilitate the betterment of SEC through suggestions and actions.
  • Collect or prepare solid samples for analysis per industry standards.
  • Compile, log, or record testing data for review and further analysis.
  • Assemble, operate, or maintain field or laboratory testing, measuring, or mechanical equipment.
  • Participate in geological exploratory drilling and or excavations to assess subsurface conditions.
  • Describe soil samples in the field and submit them for analysis in our AASHTO-certified lab.
  • Test and characterize samples to determine their classifications in the field and using laboratory apparatus or testing equipment per AASHTO standards.
  • Monitor contractor work to assure construction per plan and applicable code.
  • Inspect earthwork, roadways, buildings, utilities, or foundations during and after construction for structural quality, general safety, or conformance to specifications and codes.
  • Attend project meetings and communicate clearly with clients, other construction companies, or other internal departments.
  • Maintain daily logs and supplement inspection records with photographs.
  • Maintain proper and accurate record-keeping and documentation.
  • Maintain laboratory or technical equipment.
  • Inspect equipment to ensure proper functioning.
  • Collaborate on projects interdepartmentally.
  • Maintain technical certifications for industry standards, including but not limited to 1704 Certifications, ACI, NAQTC, MSHA, OSHA, and HAZMAT.
  • Work schedule is Monday to Friday, with varying start and end times, due to construction schedules provided by clients.
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed to meet project deadlines.
  • Travel overnight as needed.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she may be required to follow any other instructions and perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.



Drug Testing, Valid Driver’s license & DMV Driver Report

  • Pre-employment and random quarterly drug testing mandatory 
  • Employees must maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record



Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials. Visual acuity with or without corrective lenses that allow for maintenance of driver’s license. Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds. 



Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.



Employees should be well groomed and dressed appropriately for the business and for their position. A professional appearance is important when employees work with customers or potential customers. The employee is dependable daily and is punctual.



CERTIFICATIONS – Not a must but a plus

  • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician & Strength, Aggregate & Concrete Lab
  • NAQTC Certification
  • ICC Certification

To apply for this position, click on the apply today button to the left and submit the application to our HR department. Any inquiries regarding open positions can be directed towards hr@summitnv.com.

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