CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS TECHNICIAN

Location:

Tuscaloosa, AL

 

Requirements:

ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Certification

Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. College coursework or degree preferred. Emphasis in physical sciences and/or math.

Ability to communicate professionally orally and in writing

Good driving record

Perform heavy lifting up to 50+ lbs

Possess sufficient stamina to work in outdoor (hot & cold) environment

 

Testing experience in soil, concrete, earthwork, and asphalt is strongly desired. Inspection experience and/or ACI/ICC/NICET certifications (reinforced concrete, masonry, structural steel, etc) is strongly desired.

 

Description:

Performs routine field and laboratory tests and inspections for the purpose of verifying conformance to construction plans and specifications.

Monitors, observes, and samples the materials used in construction work.

Follow proper procedures, perform accurate computations, and maintains cordial relationships with coworkers, clients, contractors, etc.

Prepares daily reports and data sheets. Operates with close to moderate supervision.

Typical activities include, but are not limited to: observation and monitoring of backfilling of subgrades, installation of reinforcing, fresh concrete sampling, base stone, and asphalt densities.