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Terracon Consultants, Inc.

Materials Laboratory Technician

  • Jacksonville, Florida
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 22099BR
  • United States
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Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Perform laboratory testing of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, and asphalt). Communicate with project manager, engineering technicians, and others as applicable regarding the laboratory testing results. Tabulate, prepare, and submit data and observation in the form of written and digital reports as work is performed for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager. Maintain and clean equipment and work areas. Adhere to strict safety standards.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Performs testing as directed in accordance with training and the specified procedures.
  • Provides clear documentation of findings and results.
  • Performs basic analysis of data to verify accuracy before communication and submittal to the Project Manager.
  • Communicates information to Project Manager and other personnel as directed by the PM.
  • Assists higher level laboratory technicians on complex tasks.
  • Maintains assigned equipment and related calibration.
  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all laboratory projects. Performs pre-task planning prior to executing work. Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.
Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant experience or the equivalent in training and related experience.
  • Experience with laptop computer use and Microsoft Word and Excel
  • ACI certification in one or more of the following areas:
    • Aggregate Base Testing Technician
    • Aggregate Laboratory Testing Technician
    • Concrete Strength Testing Technician
  • Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history
Preferred Certification:
  • Certifications in one or more of the following areas:
    • Florida Department of Transportation Limerock Bearing Ratio certification.
  • Other national, regional, state, and local Materials related certifications requiring experience and written examination will also be considered if deemed appropriate by the Terracon Department Manager.

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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