1+ months

Geotechnical Lab Manager

American Society of Civil Engineers
Elko, NV 89801

NewFields Mining Design and Technical Services is seeking a Geotechnical Laboratory Manager for our Elko, Nevada office.

Our Geotechnical laboratory performs soil, aggregate and construction materials testing in support of our Civil/Geotechnical engineering and construction management/QAQC services.  We are seeking a hands-on laboratory manager who can complete laboratory testing as well as oversee our daily laboratory operations and maintain our accreditation through AMRL and AASHTO.


In your role as the NewFields Geotechnical Laboratory Manager, you will perform laboratory testing, oversee laboratory technicians, complete and maintain QA/QC procedures, equipment calibrations, proficiency sampling, and annual inspections. In addition, you must be able to maintain our documentation, certifications, testing procedures, and supplies in an orderly manner that meets AMRL and AASHTO requirements.

NewFields is looking for an experienced and exceptional individual with the ability to self- manage and maintain our laboratory with a minimal amount of oversight.  You will be part of a dynamic, growing and energized team – and your role is key to the success of NewFields.  While your job duties may fluctuate day to day, the following are the Essential Roles and Responsibilities.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:

  • With oversight from Laboratory Services Director, supervises or monitors laboratory activities to ensure that the work is executed on time and in accordance with the client and project requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards.
  • Provides guidance and direction to the laboratory to ensure that the testing services are accomplished consistent with NewFields Quality Management System and in an orderly and efficient manner.
  • Directly supervises the administrative systems of the laboratory to ensure that data reports, and information required to serve the client are properly prepared and reported.
  • Oversees calibration, documentation and maintenance of the laboratory equipment to maintain AMRL and AASHTO laboratory accreditation requirements.
  • Proficiency in geotechnical and construction materials laboratory test procedures.
  • Ensures the proper organization and appearance of the laboratory area for which he/she is responsible, including keeping the area and equipment clean and uncluttered.
  • Evaluates the performance of all employees within the laboratory and assists them in their professional development and growth, consistent with company policies and procedures.


Additional Salary Information: Salary is based upon experience


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