• Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Hillis-Carnes Engineering Associates is a top-tier, multi-disciplined engineering firm with a demonstrated history of success for the past 30 years (and counting!) Just ask Engineering News-Record who named us to its ranking of "Top 500 Design Firms in the Nation" for our continued rapid growth and success. Our achievements can be contributed to multiple facets, but above all we are successful because of our motivated employees who strive to make every day count. For this exact reason, we strongly believe in fostering teamwork, rewarding ambition, and providing opportunities for professional advancement.

We are looking for a Laboratory Manager to work in our Chantilly, VA office.

Your Role:

Primary job functions include overseeing of laboratory testing of soils, aggregates, concrete, grout, masonry, etc.


  • Ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Basic math and computer skills.
  • Familiarity with and ability to comprehend applicable ASTM standards.
  • Assist with annual laboratory accreditations.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 60-80 pounds (soil and concrete samples, nuclear gauges, etc.).
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
  • Participation in a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as required.
  • Previous experience with GeoSystems software or equivalent is a plus.

Primary responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

  • organizing the lab,
  • managing lab throughput,
  • tracking samples, results, and billing,
  • training lab staff,
  • maintaining, repairing and calibrating of laboratory and field equipment
  • maintaining lab accreditation,
  • assist in geotechnical investigations, design and analysis


We are proudly an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer an appealing benefit package. A few of these perks include: 100% Employer-Paid Benefits (Long-Term Disability, Basic Life & Employee Assistance Program), Health (W/ Health Savings Account Option), Disability, 401k w/ Company Match, Generous Compensation for Employee-Referrals, and many more!

Need another reason to join in on the success? We offer an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in which employees are given shares in the company and the more successful the company is, the more valuable the shares become.

Want to grow with us? Apply Now!

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