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Construction Materials Testing Technician I

  • Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 21224BR
  • 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

  • Wheat Ridge, Colorado
  • Regular, Full Time
  • Job ID 21224BR
  • United States

Job Description
General Responsibilities:
Perform field and/or laboratory testing, observation, and inspection of construction materials (e.g. soils, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, and steel). Communicate with project manager, engineering technicians, client representative, contractor’s representative and others as applicable regarding the construction site, project requirements, and testing, observation, and inspection requirements and results. Transport material samples with associated identifying documentation to the laboratory for further testing and analysis. 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, vehicles and work areas. May assist with scheduling and dispatch of Technicians to project sites. Adhere to strict safety standards.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Under close supervision of higher level technicians or staff professionals, learn and assist with tasks and perform basic testing and observations duties.
  • Provides clear documentation of findings and results.
  • Communicates information to Project Manager and discusses accuracy of data in preparation for submittal.
  • Submits documentation and communicates results as directed by the Project Manager
  • Maintains assigned equipment.
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects. Perform 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.
  • 6 months experience required.
  • 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.
The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

Salary Range: $16.50-$23.25
The expected salary range for the position is displayed in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act. Final agreed upon compensation is based upon individual qualifications and experience.

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:

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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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