Lab Tech – Data Entry in Atlanta

Full-time @WSP Global in Engineering
  • Atlanta, Georgia View on Map
  • Apply Before : August 18, 2022

Job Description

Join management and consultancy services provider WSP Global as Lab Tech – Data Entry in Atlanta Georgia. At the WSP you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply WSP Global career in Atlanta.


Position : Lab Tech – Data Entry

Work location : Atlanta, Georgia

Who We Are
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring future-ready pioneers to innovate. We’re looking to grow our teams with people who are ready to collaborate in building communities and expanding our skylines. To do this, we hire candidates of all backgrounds. That’s why here at WSP, inclusion, diversity, equity and belonging are core principles. Anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Golder is now officially part of WSP, adding approximately 7,000 consultants and service providers across Canada, the United States, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and Africa. Golder’s world class expertise within the Earth and Environmental sector and Mining industry will be added to WSP’s platform, creating new opportunities for employees and clients. Together we become the leading global environmental consulting firm, with approximately 14,000 environmental experts. 
Golder is not just a place to work, it is a promise of a living, dynamic environment where people collaborate, innovate, build enduring relationships, excel, and grow professionally in a strong culture of ownership. 
This Opportunity
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Laboratory Technician – Data Entry for our Altanta, GA  office. The lab is northeast of Atlanta, in Norcross, GA.  In this role you will have the opportunity to work in our engineering Construction Materials Laboratory.  Be involved in projects with our Earth & Environment Team  and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
Your Impact

Data entry:  Responsibilities are general office duties including data entry of laboratory tests, typing, editing, formatting, proofreading, filing, and assisting in the production of documents including reports, and correspondence.  Candidate must be able to respond to the needs of several staff members at once, interact with all levels of staff and prioritize multiple tasks
Performing laboratory tests on geotechnical (soils, aggregates, & rock), geosynthetics (plastics), and concrete to various standards (i.e., ASTM & AASHTO);
Shipping, receiving, logging, handling, storage, and disposal of samples; Cleaning, maintaining, repairing and calibration of laboratory testing equipment
Staying abreast of advancing technologies, methods, and research & development
Participating in training activities, mentoring, and transferring knowledge to other employees
Assisting with laboratory data entry
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills when responding to the needs of several staff members at once. Ability to interact with all levels of staff and prioritize multiple tasks
Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct, and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
Perform additional responsibilities as required by business needs

Who You Are
Required Qualifications

High school diploma at minimum required
Basic mechanical aptitude:  Repairing and maintaining laboratory testing equipment
Lifting of heavy (i.e., 25 to 75 lbs.) containers (buckets, boxes, tubes, etc.) of various sizes
Strong initiative, problem-solving, and attention to detail
Comply with safety guidelines and site-specific procedures which include but is not limited to, the maintenance of sample collection, laboratory documentation, written procedures, and field/work site logbooks
Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Excellent spelling, proofreading, and organizational skills
Able to work overtime including evenings and weekends (as needed)

Preferred Qualifications

Familiar with ASTM & AASHTO test methods. 
Experience in physical, mechanical, and materials testing (not chemical (analytical) or biological testing).
The ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment while maintaining strict quality standards.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and Adobe.

Additional Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

Additional Details

Travel Required: N/A – No travel required
Job Status: Regular
Employee Type: Full
Primary Location: ATLANTA – PEACHTREE RD
All locations: US-GA-Atlanta

About WSP
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of WSP, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the buildings, transportation, energy, water and environment markets. With more than 12,000 employees in over 200 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper.

WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be essential in meeting client objectives, goals and challenges. Are you ready to get started?

WSP USA (and all of its U.S. companies) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


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