• Construction Laboratory Technician

    Location US-TX-Austin
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/1/2019 10:03 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
    Construction Engineering Testing (CoMET)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Responsible to conduct laboratory testing, field observation and testing services to include field sampling, when needed.


    • Contacts Direct Report for priorities and deadlines both in the field and laboratory
    • Performs assignments in accordance with established procedures and specification
    • Performs assignments in order to meet project deadlines
    • Performs routine maintenance and calibration of equipment and maintains proper documentation of maintenance and calibration
    • Uses laboratory equipment in a safe manner to minimize wear and preclude damage
    • Assists in other areas of the laboratory or field when necessary as determined by Direct Report
    • Ensures safe usage and maintenance of company vehicles and test equipment
    • Updates Direct Report on progress, delays, and problems on every project
    • Understand, adhere and participate in the Raba Kistner Health and Safety and Behavior Based Safety Programs.
    • Other duties as assigned by Direct Report





    • High school or G.E.D. certification
    • Minimum of 1 year geotechnical laboratory experience
    • Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
    • Heavy lifting and carrying (45+ lbs.) to move equipment and sample containers
    • Maneuver within confines of laboratory. Access shelves, cabinets, and etc. that have been constructed to preserve the integrity of the physical conditions of samples
    • Communication skills with clients, coworkers, and project managers
    • Dexterity to utilize delicate and small laboratory equipment
    • Distinguish colors and shades of colors to describe soils and analyze laboratory results
    • Sufficient math and science skills to analyze laboratory results
    • Presents a professional appearance to best represent the company
    • Ability to comply with all attendance and tardy requirements as per company policy


    • Works in laboratory environment containing dangerous chemicals and solvents
    • Conditions include humidity, noise, dust, fumes, smoke, gases, electrical energy, and grease and oils
    • May be required to work protracted and irregular hours to meet deadlines
    • Work related responsibilities may require travel out of town to RABA KISTNER offices, client offices, and project locations

    Must pass a drug test prior to employment and will be subject to post-accident, random, and reasonable cause testing during employment.


    Raba Kistner supports a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law. Drug Free Workplace.  Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.





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