March 31, 2021

Field Technician (Entry Level) – Portsmouth, NH


John Turner Consulting, Inc. (JTC) is looking for Entry Level Field Technicians to join our engineering team with opportunities throughout New England.

Successful candidates will possess an outstanding attention to detail, can read and understand construction plans, accurately document and report collected information, and possess the ability to communicate effectively with clients.

This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. The individual will assist in performing field testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt. Must have strong work ethic, ability to work independently, be detail oriented and organized.


Perform internal and external inspections to determine if construction elements meet the acceptance criteria of a specific code, standard or document.
Interpret regulations, codes and industry standards to apply to daily tests and inspections
Compile and submit inspection reports, daily
Perform other construction materials testing and inspection, when necessary
Lifting required 40 to 50 lbs.
Basic math, writing and communication skills required
Proficient in MS Office Suite applications, MS Excel and Word a must
Access to a computer with internet access is preferred


The ideal candidate will have 0 to 2 years’ experience and:
Ability to work safely and efficiently while being assigned multiple tasks;
Thrives in a workplace where Positive Attitude, Self-direction, Motivation, and Personal Accountability are recognized and rewarded;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, Including Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred;
An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, supervisors, clients, subcontractors and regulators.
Work flexible shifts and to adapt to changing work schedules, including nights and weekends when necessary
Dependable transportation with a valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history
OSHA 10HR HAZWOPER training is preferred
Some construction-related experience will be advantageous
We will train the right candidate


An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship

Pay: $15.00 – $18.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off


Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
On call

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Experience: Construction Experience: 1 year (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Required)
ACI Certification (Preferred)
Work Location: Multiple locations

This Job Is:

A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Benefit Conditions:

Waiting period may apply
Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely: No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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