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Materials Testing Technician

Job Summary

This position is responsible for testing, sampling, and inspecting construction materials or elements in a laboratory or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications. Materials Testing Technician’s technicians test, sample, or inspect one or more construction materials or elements

Job Accountabilities       

  • Perform quality control testing on one of the above materials in either a lab or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Collect/prepare samples of one of the following construction materials; soil, aggregate, hot mix asphalt (HMA) or Portland cement concrete (PCC) in either a laboratory or field setting.
  • Prepare, calculate, and analyze results of laboratory testing utilizing math and problem solving skills to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Perform inspections on one of the above materials in either a lab or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Communicate testing and inspection results to supervisors and/or operations personnel and help formulate solutions to ensure quality control standards are satisfied and process changes can be implemented.
  • Participate in and promote safety procedures and policies to promote a safe working environment.
  • Comply with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations in order to perform duties in a safe manner.

Education and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

  • Regional or State Agency certification for material being sampled, tested and inspected preferred

  • Entry level position (0-3 years of work experience)

 

Position: Materials Testing Technician
Organization: Graniterock
Location: Redwood,  CA 
United States
Salary:
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 7/27/2020
Requirements

Job Summary

This position is responsible for testing, sampling, and inspecting construction materials or elements in a laboratory or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications. Materials Testing Technician’s technicians test, sample, or inspect one or more construction materials or elements

Job Accountabilities       

  • Perform quality control testing on one of the above materials in either a lab or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Collect/prepare samples of one of the following construction materials; soil, aggregate, hot mix asphalt (HMA) or Portland cement concrete (PCC) in either a laboratory or field setting.
  • Prepare, calculate, and analyze results of laboratory testing utilizing math and problem solving skills to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Perform inspections on one of the above materials in either a lab or field setting to ensure compliance with the supplier and/or owner specifications.
  • Communicate testing and inspection results to supervisors and/or operations personnel and help formulate solutions to ensure quality control standards are satisfied and process changes can be implemented.
  • Participate in and promote safety procedures and policies to promote a safe working environment.
  • Comply with OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations in order to perform duties in a safe manner.

Education and Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

  • Regional or State Agency certification for material being sampled, tested and inspected preferred

  • Entry level position (0-3 years of work experience)

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be able to work in alignment with Graniterock’s Safe Work Practices, Core Purpose, Values, and Objectives, and support "One Company" principles.

  • Basic computer skills, basic proficiency Microsoft Excel
  • Basic algebra skills required
  • Good oral and written communication skills

Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record

  • Must be able to work various shifts, including overnight, as required by business needs

  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs safely from floor to hip height repeatedly throughout day
Status: This listing expires on: 8/18/2021
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Organization Information
Name:
Graniterock
Address:


Redwood,  CA 94059
United States
Email:
tpadilla@graniterock.com
Phone:
(831) 768-2061
Fax:
Contact:
Tanya Padilla