JOB DETAILS
LOCATION
DULUTH, GA
POSTED
30+ days ago

Description

Position: Construction Services Laboratory Technician

We are recruiting for our client which is a leading, employee-owned, multi-disciplined professional services firm that responds to clients with innovative, sustainable solutions. Our client strives to create an environment where everyone can be their best by providing a supportive atmosphere of entrepreneurial growth, to build growing relationships, and to take on increasingly complex project opportunities. We recruit top talent and are currently seeking a full-time Laboratory Technician to join our team in Duluth, Georgia. This individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Review of project specific plans and specifications in preparation of laboratory testing and field observations on construction sites;
  • Performance of laboratory testing for compliance with ASTM, AASHTO, DOT, and/or project specifications;
  • Field testing and reporting on construction projects of soil, concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and masonry mortar/grout. NOTE: While the primary responsibilities of this position are performed in the laboratory, testing and observations on construction projects may be required, based on workload and project needs;
  • Daily use of Metafield, and/or other field and laboratory information management systems, for recording of testing results;
  • Communication of field and laboratory testing results with Construction Services Project Management staff, contractors, and clients;
  • Calibration of field and laboratory equipment to industry codes and standards;

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED, required;
  • Experience with laboratory testing of construction materials preferred;
  • Effective communication skills (speaking, reading, and writing), using the English language, required;
  • Math skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel required;
  • Ability to routinely lift 40 to 50 lbs. (field/laboratory samples and equipment), required;
  • An understanding of professionalism and tact, relative to interaction with all members of the design and construction team, including (but not limited to) co-workers, site laborers, project owners, site superintendents, architects, design engineers, and project managers;
  • Willingness to work outdoors in varying weather conditions (Company will provide Personal Protective Equipment and inclement weather gear, as appropriate);
  • Ability to work and maneuver equipment (such as a loaded wheelbarrow) on uneven ground and around active construction sites.

One or More Active Certification(s) Preferred:

  • American Concrete Institute (ACI)
    • Field Testing Grade I; Strength Testing Technician; Laboratory Technician; Aggregate Testing.