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Date Added: Sat 24/04/2021

Geohazard Mitigation Technician

Roanoke, VA, US
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Company: GEOSTABILIZATION INTERNATIONAL

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Who is GeoStabilization International®?

GeoStabilization International® (GSI) develops and installs innovative solutions that protect people and infrastructure from the dangers of geohazards. We specialize in emergency landslide repairs, rockfall mitigation, and grouting using cutting edge design/build and design/build/warranty contracting. GeoStabilization International is the leading geohazard mitigation and bridge rehabilitation firm operating throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Our expertise, proprietary tools, and worldwide partnerships allow us to repair virtually any slope stability or foundation problem in any geologic setting.

Our Culture

GeoStabilization’s culture is unique. It is fast-paced, family oriented, innovative & decidedly un-corporate. The mindset is geared towards constant challenges and will suit people who are driven to succeed, are not afraid to make decisions and those who are courageous and resilient enough to find their own way and believe that “good enough” isn’t good enough. Everyone working at GSI is a representation of pride, integrity, hard work, skill and overcoming challenges. GSI’s team includes some of the brightest and most dedicated professionals in the geohazard mitigation industry. We are a highly functioning family of gritty, hardworking, real men and women who aren’t afraid of getting dirty to get the job done.

What You Will Do

As a Geohazard Mitigation Technician working for GSI, there is no typical day and the scenery changes often. You will be working outside with your hands in a wide variety of climates. On one project you may be working on a slope installing a retaining wall and the next project you could be stabilizing a bridge. This is the perfect career for someone that does not want to work in a traditional setting like a warehouse or office. This is hard work. This is gritty work. It will be some of the best and most rewarding work you will ever do because you will have a hand in saving people’s lives. When GSI hires you, we believe we are hiring the next leader and everything we do is about setting you up to be personally and professionally successful. This is a career opportunity with significant advancement depending on your personal effort and willingness to learn our business. Additionally, we offer the best total rewards in the industry. We share our success with a meaningful profit-sharing plan plus Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short- and Long-Term Disability as well as a matching 401K.


How You Will Make a Difference

  • Move materials on a construction site
  • Mix, spray, run hoses, and operate shotcrete or grouting pumps
  • Operate rock drills
  • Operate construction equipment such as excavator, all terrain forklifts, man lifts, skid steers, and front end loaders
  • Reading and determining measurements
  • Maintain a clean and organized construction site
  • Working together in a team environment

What You Need to Bring

  • Any prior soil stabilization, grouting, or foundation mitigation experience OR
  • Prior construction industry experience as a carpenter or framer for example OR
  • Prior concrete experience such as a concrete finisher/form builder or shotcrete experience
  • Must not be afraid of heights
  • A CDL Class A or a clean Motor Vehicle Driving Record
  • The ability to travel at least 3 weeks out of every month
  • Reliability and a strong work ethic
  • Ability to get along with a diverse group of people

GeoStabilization International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

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