Construction Materials Testing Technician I
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Construction Materials Testing Technician - Level I
A Level I Technician will have a minimum of 6 months experience and
a current ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician certification.
This position exists for the purpose of providingtesting
observation on the assigned field project according to the
applicable specification for independent testing laboratories.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, sample
preparation, collection & testing, field observations, and
documentation of construction activities on site pertaining to
soil, concrete, grout, mortar and asphalt. The position requires
the incumbent to clearly identify, verbally communicate, and
document test results and activities.
Here's a few videos on our technicians in the field!
Building & Earth offers a competitive benefits package including
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans, 401(k) with company match,
Flexible Spending Account, and Group Short Term Disability and Life
Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and
responsibilities to this position at any time as needed. Reasonable
temporary modifications for a period of time do not waive any
essential functions of the job requirements. The position requires
an incumbent to be trained to: Receive, understand and execute
written and verbal directions Review specifications for civil and
structural plans and identify sections applicable to the scope of
work Perform tests, general construction inspections and
observations according to project requirements with some
supervision. Submit daily field reports to document testing,
inspections and field observations Document and communicate
non-conforming items to designated project supervision Clean,
maintain and calibrate all assigned equipment according to
applicable codes and standards Transport, operate and care for a
nuclear density gauge as assigned, meeting all safety, care and
maintenance guidelines as outlined in the Radiation Safety Program
Policy. Understanding of Proctor Compaction Test and USCS Soil
Classification. Trained & demonstrated competency in One-Point
Proctor testing in the field. Must be validated.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Competencies) Fundamental
knowledge of sample preparation, collection & testing, field
observations, and documentation of construction activities. Must
pass relevant tests and/or achieve valid signatures. Ability to
create and maintain accurate and confidential test records and to
prepare easily understandable reports for documentation. Skilled in
the use of computers and common software applications. Ability to
learn company specific software and programs. Ability to drive a
company vehicle and adhere to all company guidelines for operation
and safety. Ability to be trained and to follow directions. Ability
to communicate effectively. Ability to build and maintain effective
working relationships. Ability to dress, speak and act
professionally & appropriately.
Ability to deal with stressful situations, multiple priorities and
hectic schedules calmly and courteously. Ability to work ethically,
honestly and safely at all times. Ability to drive a company
vehicle and adhere to all company guidelines for operation and
Physical Requirements1. Must be able to move, lift or carry objects
or materials up to 50 lbs. without assistance.2. Ability to climb
ladders and scaffolding3. Ability to physically maneuver
construction sites and excavations4. Visual/hearing ability
sufficient to comprehend written/verbal communications in the
English language, including the ability to communicate directly and
over the telephone and be understood.
Minimum Education, Training, Certifications and/or Experience High
School diploma or equivalent Minimum 6 months Experience ACI
Concrete Field Testing Technician Level I Certification Portable
Nuclear Gauge Safety Training Certification Understanding of
Proctor Compaction Test and USCS Soil Classification Trained &
demonstrated competency in One-Point Proctor testing in the
Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis position is generally full
time, with a normal work schedule of 7AM to 5PM, Monday through
Friday.Hours will regularly be adjusted to meet construction
schedules of clients and may include weekend rotations, night work,
and early morning work.
TravelDaily travel to and from construction work sites, generally
within 100 miles from the home office, is expected. Short term,
out-of-town work, generally lasting less than 2 weeks, is probable.
Long term, outof-town assignments may be required occasionally with
advance notice of planned dates.
Special Requirements1. Possession of a valid state of residence
2. Ability to be insured under all applicable Corporation insurance
policies and requirements.
Other DutiesPlease note: this job description is not designed to
cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all reasonable
activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the
employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may
change at any time with or without notice. Associated topics:
building engineer, civil, compute, design engineer, designer,
drafter, project engineer, stability, structural, structure
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