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Engineering Technician

Schnabel Inc.
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
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Schnabel is an employee-owned, professional consulting firm that focuses on solving problems related to the earth and environment through specialization in dam, geotechnical, geostructural, and tunnel engineering. Schnabels high standards for quality, business ethics, and concern for the communities they live in and support, are a vital part of who they are and what they offer. Founded in 1956, Schnabel has experienced tremendous success and growth through its dedication to excellence in client service, high quality, and value-added solutions. Schnabel is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 10 Dams and Reservoirs Design Firm with 330 employees in 19 offices throughout the United States and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Recognized by CE News as one of the Best Engineering Firms to Work for, Schnabel provides employees with a competitive benefits package, including health, dental, life and disability. Engagement in Schnabels wellness program offers incentives for employees to pursue a healthy lifestyle, and the firm rewards employees through its Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


Schnabel Engineering, Inc. is seeking an organized, responsible, personable, and motivated individual to serve as an Engineering Technician in our Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania office. Primary responsibilities will be field support and construction observation related to geotechnical, geostructural, geophysical, instrumentation, wetland or ecological science, and dam engineering projects. It is essential that the candidate be able to work independently, work in a collaborative team environment, and able to cross-train and learn other roles and responsibilities within the various fields of engineering and geology performed across the company.


  • Assist on tasks and perform testing and observations duties as needed and use various testing equipment as it relates to construction, engineering, geological, geophysical, and instrumentation methods under supervision of higher level technicians or staff professionals.

  • Observation and oversight of construction projects including installation of support of excavation elements (piles, soil nails, tiebacks.)

  • Perform soil borings and load testing of installed construction elements.

  • Communicate information clearly and in a presentable fashion.

  • Record and document field observations.

  • Completes required paper work on time and in a neat and professional manner.

  • Works in safe manner using appropriate safety equipment to meet job site requirements.

  • Interacts with client, contractor, and office staff in a courteous and professional manner.


  • College degree in a STEM field or high school diploma /GED with relevant work experience

  • Valid Drivers License

  • Successful completion of mandatory company training

  • Able to perform mathematic computations and use and understand spreadsheets

  • Attentive to detail

  • Interest in working outdoors, at project sites, and on construction sites

  • Willingness to travel to project sites. The amount, location, and duration will be project dependent.

  • Candidates must be able to lift 50 - 75 pounds on an occasional basis and be physically able to navigate construction sites, climb ladders and work outside.

  • Construction, engineering, geology, or similar experience is preferred


  • Ability to pass a background check which may include criminal history, motor vehicle record, and credit check

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment employment drug screening

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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