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Construction Materials Testing Technician I (Airport)

  • Midvale, Utah
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 20271BR
  • United States
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As a Construction Materials Field Professional, you are entrusted to protect our client’s biggest investments and work alongside our industry partners to help solve their construction related challenges. Your role includes performing critical materials testing, observation and inspection services on construction projects that impact the quality of our communities including: transportation projects, such as roadways, bridges, airports, large commercial developments, power generation and transmission, such as wind farms and solar farms, healthcare, K-12 schools and higher education facilities, and more. By using Terracon’s innovative technology you will provide high quality, high speed, documentation of your results/observations to our clients and industry partners. This service keeps everyone informed and allows our partners to address deviations quickly, saving time and money. Critical testing and inspections may include field or laboratory testing of soils, concrete, and asphalt as well as field observations and inspections for foundations, reinforcing steel, masonry and structural steel to improve the durability and safety and ensure compliance with project plans and specifications.

Highlights

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Annual bonus and spot bonuses

  • Opportunity to work in multiple locations

  • Paid Training

  • Safety focused

  • Company vehicle while on the job

  • 100% employee-owned company

  • Overtime opportunities

  • Cell phone reimbursement

Success Profile

  • Collaborative
  • Safety Driven
  • Timely
  • Quality Committed
  • Results Oriented
  • Good Communicator

Responsibilities

Construction Materials Testing Technician I (Airport)

  • Midvale, Utah
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 20271BR
  • United States

Job Description
Terracon is growing and hiring Construction Materials Technicians at our Salt Lake City Airport Project! Our Salt Lake City office is supporting the Salt Lake City Airport Project and we are looking for multiple candidates with several different skill levels. Working at the airport as a Construction Materials technician you will perform field testing, observation, and inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, and steel). In this position you will regularly communicate with project manager, other engineering technicians, client representatives, and contractor representatives regarding the construction site. You will be required to transport material samples with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for further testing and analysis. Additionally, you will tabulate, prepare, and submit data and observations in the form of written and digital reports for daily transmittal to the Terracon Project Manager. Maintain and clean equipment, vehicles and work areas.

If you’re career-minded, hard-working and energized by working on exciting new projects, and if you're interested in belonging to a 100% employee-owned organization, then Terracon is your kind of company!

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Performs testing, observation, and inspection as directed in accordance with training and the specified procedures.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.
  • 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 Project Manager.
  • Draft inspection reports for review by senior inspector and/or Project Managers.
  • May assist more senior inspectors on projects.
  • Maintains equipment and calibration.
  • Follows safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all 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.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history.
  • Obtain ACI certification within 90 days of hire.
  • Successful completion of related internal safety certifications.
Preferred Certification:
  • Obtain Nuclear Density Gauge certification within 6 months of hire.

Wondering what a day in the life as a Materials Technician at Terracon would look like? Watch this short video before applying.

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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.

Career Snapshot:

Construction Materials Engineering Technician

Wondering what a day in the life as a Materials Technician at Terracon would look like? Watch this short video.

Map out your career path

Here, you have the freedom to explore diverse opportunities – you’ll be able to evolve your occupational status with a process that includes an investment in long term learning and a commitment to personal fulfillment. No matter the path, you’ll soar sky high.

Benefits

To build an exceptional team like ours, you have to offer the best support.

  • Healthcare

  • Paid Time Off

  • Dental

  • 401(k)/ Retirement Plans

  • Professional Development

  • Life and Disability Insurance

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