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Construction Technician

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EEC Environmental is seeking a self-motivated, self-sufficient entry-level to mid-level construction technician at our office in Orange, CA.  The ideal candidate will be motivated to develop and build their personal knowledge and skills to assist with the growth and success of the construction team. A construction technician will perform general labor duties in all weather conditions and will collaborate with the other crew members to complete work safely and efficiently.

We offer a friendly, professional atmosphere with excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. A successful candidate will work alongside other laborers, staff engineers and staff geologists on a variety of projects throughout the Southern California area.

Responsibilities

  • 50% to 75% local field work during first two years
  • Perform general construction tasks. Assist to prepare site and be able to perform all manual labor functions such as:
    • Installation and replacement black and galvanized pipe threading
    • PVC and copper piping installation and repair
  • Assist with cost estimating, task management, as required by the project manager
  • Support the office project work and collaborate with project managers and staff to service clients and complete projects on time and on budget

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to related construction processes
  • Commitment to following safety policies and procedures and to wearing required personal protective equipment, essential for performing duties in a safe manner
  • Proven ability to support safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget
  • Proficient with hand tools and familiar with current construction practices and standard construction documents
  • Must possess and maintain a clean driver’s abstract and valid full-driver’s license appropriate to the requirements of the vehicle being driven
  • Ability to operate company vehicles and properly tow/back-up trailers
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project managers
  • Use excellent interpersonal skills to work with diverse personalities
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word & Outlook are helpful, other construction or spreadsheet software also helpful.
  • Working knowledge of office machinery such as laptop or PC, copy & fax machine
  • Be able to schedule via online calendar and/or use smart phone for communications
  • Ability to track materials and communicate daily production results
  • Must be able to lift up to 51 pounds on a regular basis and perform other physically demanding tasks, as needed
  • Comfortable working outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet) and able to perform work on uneven surfaces; experienced with climbing ladders, on/off equipment and work from various heights
  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team as well as with minimal supervision

Physical Demands:

  • Required to climb and stand on ladders, sometimes for extended periods of time
  • Required to work with tools while reaching above your head for extended periods of time
  • Required to lift up to 51 lbs
  • Occasional office work includes sitting and working on laptop/pc with use of monitors, mouse & keyboard

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location: Orange, CA

Experience:

  • 0-5 Years related experience and/or training
  • High school diploma, GED or vocational school training

Benefits offered:

  • Competitive market-based salary
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Life/Long Term Disability
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan after 1 Year
  • 5 Sick Days
  • 2Wks Vacation

EEC Environmental is an E-Verify Employer.

TO APPLY: jobs@eecenvironmental.com

Please submit your resume and brief cover letter. Thank you for your interest in EEC!

Keywords: Plumbing, Construction, Labor, Manual Labor, Project Work, Project Management, Equipment, Heavy Equipment, Safety, OSHA, Physical, Outside, Outdoor

Submit Resumes to:

EEC Environmental
1 City Boulevard West Suite 1800 Orange, CA 92868
Attn: Human Resources
Fax: (714) 667-2310
Email: Jobs@eecenvironmental.com