Construction Materials Laboratory Technician

Position Overview

On the job training will be provided for this entry-level position. This position supports the Construction Materials and Geotechnical Laboratories by performing tests on soil, rock, or concrete samples for engineering/construction applications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Testing of soil, aggregate, or concrete
  • Perform data calculations
  • Other duties as directed by the Laboratory Manager and/or Assistant Laboratory Manager

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience in a laboratory setting is preferred but not required
  • Clean driving record with no more than two driving violations in the last 36 months

Skills and Abilities:

  • Need to work well as a team member and/or group leader
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions for test method compliance and project management direction
  • Able to multitask when needed
  • Flexibility and willingness to modify personal schedule as required to meeting deadlines
  • Basic math and computer skills required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Job Type:

  • Full-time, M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Overtime is routinely required 

Physical Requirements:

Physical Ability

  • Stand, walk, push, pull, twist, reach overhead, bending, crawling, climbing; lift minimum of 80 pounds

Visual Ability

  • Visual accommodation necessary for reading instructions/materials necessary to perform functions of job

Hearing Ability

  • Ability to monitor sounds for changes in machine function

Work Conditions

  • Work exposes the employee to laboratory testing devices, dust, soil and other external environment factors
Location: Dayton, Ohio

EOE/M/F/D/V/Alcohol and Drug-Free Workplace

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