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  • 1) Studies and analyzes surface and subsurface soils to determine characteristics for construction, development, or land planning: Inspects proposed construction site, and sets up test equipment and drilling machinery to obtain data and soil and rock samples.

  • 2) Analyzes data and soil samples through field and laboratory analysis, to determine type, classification, characteristics, and stability of soil.

  • 3) Computes bearing weights, prepares maps, charts, and reports of test results.

  • 4) May make recommendations regarding foundation design, slope angles, grading or building heights.

  • 5) May participate in environmental studies and prepare environmental impact reports.




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DOT:   024.161-010

Job Number: 3578