Colliers Engineering & Design

Construction Technician

Job Location(s) US-NJ-Montvale
Regular Full-Time
# of Openings


Colliers Engineering & Design is seeking a Field Technician to perform Construction Observation / Special Inspection services for public, commercial and industrial projects for our Montvale office in New Jersey.


  • Work primarily on active construction sites to perform observation, documentation, and material testing of earthwork, asphalt, foundations, reinforced concrete, masonry, and/or structural steel.
  • Prepare daily field reports, including summaries of test results, field sketches, and photographs using software such as Word, Excel, and Adobe.
  • Daily communication with site contractors, project managers, and other technicians.
  • Work Environment: Construction job sites. Regular exposure to ALL outside weather conditions, moderate to loud noise conditions, exposure to heights.
  • Some weekend, evening, and overtime work may occasionally be required; out of town travel may occasionally be required with this position.


  • A minimum of a high school diploma or AA/AS degree.
  • Preferred: 0-2 years' (+) relevant experience.
    • Nuclear gauge certification is a plus.
    • ACI Grade I certification is a plus.
  • Basic math skills, strong oral and written communication skills (English)
  • Ability to read drawings, follow directions, and interpret engineering and construction plans.
  • Ability to work outside under various weather conditions, walk on uneven ground, and carry up to 75-pound equipment.
  • Candidate must have consistent means of transportation to/from project sites and a valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • Drug testing may be required.

What We Offer

At Colliers Engineering & Design, our people are our most important resource. That’s why we are committed to providing all our employees with a safe, comfortable work environment, potential for career advancement, and the ability to impact society through their projects as well as Company sponsored activities.


Our interns are given opportunities to learn in a variety of settings. Multidisciplinary engineering, surveying, and architectural design projects provide interns an opportunity to see the work in real-life settings, working side by side with other professionals in their chosen field.  They are also able to participate in educational opportunities that build a variety of transferrable skills valuable in every career. Our Career Exploration Series provides interns with chances to network and learn from the professionals doing the work and growing our business. Interns also complete a series of reflections, problem solving activities, contests, drawings, and create end of summer presentations which help showcase their learning and experiences.  Additional networking and trainings specific to the students' areas of study are also made available to students throughout the Summer Internship program. 


Our internship program is designed to help grow our organization organically with talented individuals starting their careers all over the country. On average, we make full-time, permanent offers to students approaching graduation within a year more than 50% of the time. We want great talent to start their careers with Colliers Engineering & Design and its affiliates!  

We have created an internal culture that provides the resources and technology needed to encourage personal and professional growth opportunities through reimbursement for education; a free in-house resource for hundreds of educational and self-enrichment courses; mentorship program; wellness program; Women’s Organization and ongoing philanthropic opportunities. We make as many of these opportunities available to our interns, as well as our regular employees as possible. 


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