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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Laboratory Technician I

  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 22637BR
  • United States
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Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Safely perform laboratory testing of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, and asphalt). Communicate with supervisor and other lab staff as applicable regarding the project requirements, specifications, data and deadlines.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all tasks. Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Under close supervision of higher level staff memebers or staff professionals, assist on laboratory tasks and perform tests according to the applicable standards.
  • Provide clear documentation of test results.
  • Communicate information to supervisor and discuss observations about the material.
  • Submit documentation and communicate results as directed by the Laboratory Manager or direct supervisor.
  • Calibrating and maintaining equipment as required.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards at all times.
  • Will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and responsibility in laboratory testing assignments.
  • Must be able to work well with others in a team environment.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
Preferred Certification:
  • Obtain ACI Aggregate, Strength or Agg Base certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Obtain additional relevant certifications as requested by your supervisor.

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 5,000 employees in more than 150 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’s vision of “Together, we are best at people” is demonstrated through our excellent compensation and benefits package. Based on eligibility, role and job status, we offer many programs including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid time off and holidays, education reimbursement, and various bonus programs.
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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