PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc. Geotechnical Engineering Technician (Portland, OR) in Portland, Oregon

PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc. (PBS) is a regionally distinguished and growing engineering and environmental consulting firm in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. Founded in 1982, our 200-plus person firm has a history of successfully serving major clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

As a leader in providing consulting engineering services in the Northwest, we are currently seeking a qualified individual for the following open position in our Portland, Oregon office:


The available position is ideal for a motivated individual interested in excelling professionally. Team players and client-focused individuals who are comfortable and capable of practicing as a professional leader with strong client communication skills will be considered. The successful candidate will benefit from working closely with a dedicated group of senior professional geotechnical engineers, engineering geologists, and environmental hydrogeologists and geologists.

Job Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Perform geotechnical materials testing and field exploration.

  • Collect and return field samples to in-house laboratory for analysis.

  • Document findings and communicate results to engineers and professionals.

  • Provide construction observation and monitoring to assure compliance with recommendations.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree in engineering technology.

  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience.

  • Experience in geotechnical materials testing.

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Strong math and reading skills.

  • Ability to prioritize workload effectively.

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

PBS has offices across the Pacific Northwest. We are committed to fostering a work environment that is conducive to the personal and professional growth of each employee. This is accomplished through a company philosophy that combines teamwork, open communication, and diverse projects. Many of our projects involve several consultants and contractors, requiring a collaborative team effort. We pride ourselves on our project management approach and experience.

PBS offers employment opportunities to experienced professionals who are excited by the challenges of meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations. We offer an excellent benefit package including vacation and holiday pay, medical/vision/dental/disability and life insurance, and 401(k).

PBS offers mileage-based reimbursement for the use of personal vehicles. For positions requiring transportation, use of a personal vehicle may be required.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

Do you meet the qualifications above? Apply for this position via our website!

No phone calls or direct emails, please.