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Construction Materials Laboratory Technician I

at Terracon

Posted: 11/17/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3896635

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General Responsibilities:
As a Laboratory Technician with Terracon, you will perform construction materials laboratory testing as directed by the lab supervisory or department manager. Essential functions in the lab and duties will include: compressive/flexural strength testing of concrete, laboratory compaction characteristics of soil (proctor) testing, soil classifications, aggregate gradations, inputting of laboratory data, documentation of laboratory quality procedures, and equipment calibrations.  May also assist in the field in soil, concrete and asphalt testing on project sites.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Under close supervision of higher level technicians or staff professionals, assist on tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties.
  • Provides clear documentation of findings and results.
  • Communicates information to Project Manager and discusses accuracy of data in preparation for submittal.
  • Submits documentation and communicates results as directed by the Project Manager
  • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in work assignments.
  • Maintains assigned equipment.
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.  Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work.  Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 6 months experience required.
  • Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Preferred Certification:
  • ACI concrete strength testing technician


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Posting Title
Construction Materials Laboratory Technician I

Employment Type
Regular, Full Time

City, State (Office Location)
Franklin, WI

About Terracon
Terracon is a 100 percent employee-owned consulting engineering firm providing quality services to clients. Since 1965, Terracon has evolved into a successful multi-discipline firm specializing in environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services. Terracon currently has more than 4,000 employees in over 140 offices with services available in all 50 states. Terracon’s growth is due to valued employees exceeding expectations in client service and growing their careers with new and exciting opportunities in the marketplace.

Terracon offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

EEO Statement
Terracon is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.

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