RABA KISTNER, INC.

Geotechnical Laboratory Technician

US-TX-Houston
4 months ago
Job ID
HOUSTON/2017
# Positions
1
Category
Construction Engineering Testing (CoMET)
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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

Responsibilities

  • Assists all areas of the laboratory (soils, concrete breaking, asphalt, specialty concrete, etc.) as necessary and determined by Direct Report
  • Contacts Direct Report for priorities and deadlines both in the field and laboratory
  • Performs assignments in accordance with established procedures and specifications
  • Uses laboratory equipment in a safe manner to minimize wear and preclude damage
  • Ensures safe usage and maintenance of company vehicles and test equipment
  • Understands, adheres to and participates in the Raba Kistner Health and Safety Programs and set a good safety example
  • Other duties as assigned by Direct Report

 

Qualifications

  • High school or G.E.D. certification
  • Desire and ability to obtain pertinent certifications within a time frame set by Direct report
  • Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Heavy lifting and carrying (60+ 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
  • Possess valid Texas driver’s license and meet company’s auto insurability requirements
  • Presents a professional appearance to best represent the company
  • Ability to comply with all attendance and tardy requirements as per company policy

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • 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.

 

HR Contact:  Mary Clark 210-694-3625

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