Geotechnical Laboratory Manager

Posted on June 27, 2018

Position Summary: Responsible for all activities related to our in-house AASHTO-certified geotechnical and construction materials testing laboratory for soils, aggregates, concrete, and asphalt.
  • Maintain laboratory safety and certification standards.
  • Ensure all testing is complete in a timely manner.
  • Perform laboratory testing of soil, concrete, asphalt, aggregate, and masonry mortar/grout for compliance with ASTM, AASHTO, DOT, and/or project specifications.
  • Communicate laboratory testing results with project management staff and clients.
  • Calibrate of field and laboratory equipment to industry codes and standards.
  • Oversee the proper organization and appearance of the laboratory area, including keeping the area and equipment clean and uncluttered.
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • At least 2-5 years of experience in construction testing/inspections of soil, concrete, masonry, and/or asphalt materials preferred;
  • Effective communication skills (speaking, reading, and writing), using the English language, required;
  • Ability to routinely lift 40 to 50 lbs. (field/laboratory samples and equipment), required;
  • Willingness to work in varying environments, including in a laboratory and outdoor setting.
  • The following certifications are a plus: ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician, Concrete Lab Testing Technician, Aggregate Testing Technician Ability to obtain certification by qualified national, regional or state authorities (ACI, NICET, DOT)