Jacobs Field Sample Handler in Dugway, Utah

Field Sample Handler


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and construction services for industrial, commercial and government organizations globally. The company employs over 74,000 people and operates in more than 40 countries around the world.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Blocking off areas to a test site (road guard), escorting visitors to and from test sites, relocating vehicles to and from test sites, set up and tear down of test sites, equipment including reclamation.

  • Additional duties may include: moving office furniture, obtain supplies from local vendors, general cleaning and ensuring that work sites are safe and free from harm.

  • The ability to operate a motor vehicle is required.

  • Knowledge and use of hand and power tools is preferred, Shift work, long days and overtime may be required.


Education and Experience:

Specialized training and experience in the operation of vehicles and testing of peculiar equipment such as aerosolsampling devices, test instrumentation, and fueling of generators and vehicles.

May be required to lift and handle heavyitems, stand and walk for extended period of time, and the ability to climb towers up to 150 tall.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

  • Generally an outdoor environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

  • An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).

  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot and cold climates.

  • Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management.

  • No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.

  • Office is located on site in Government spaces at: Dugway Proving Ground, UT.

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

  • Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen.

  • Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

  • There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.

Equipment and Machines

  • Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


  • Regular hours will be between Monday-Thursday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.

  • Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.

  • Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.

  • Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required.

  • When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

The Jacobs System Lifecycle Group (SLG) enables the success of Department of Defense (DOD) and other Governmental organizations by providing unmatched systems life-cycle solutions. As a partner to our clients, we focus on innovative and cutting edge solutions that drive value. We take pride in sustaining a strong culture by remaining true to our three Core Values: We are a Relationship-based; Growth is an Imperative, and People Are Our Greatest Asset. Jacobs offers a partnership in which you can grow personally and professionally with the advantages of strong leadership, competitive compensation and rewarding career paths. Come join the team whose work is destined to have a long-range effect on future generations.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Jacobs does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

Primary Location United States-Utah-Dugway

Travel No

Req ID: SAL0001X1