A person in this position generally, but not necessarily has 3 to 5 years’ experience in the field of employment
Graduation from high school or GED certification
Shall possess a valid driver’s license within the applicable jurisdiction and meet firm’s auto insurability requirements
THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS AND TRAINING ARE PREFERRED:
Completion of Troxler Manufacturing or equal radiation safety course to utilize nuclear gauges
ACI Field Testing Technician Grade 1
TXAPA Soils and Base certifications
TXAPA Hot Mix Asphalt certifications.Successful applicants without the above certifications or training may be required to pursue successful attainment of the certifications. Related experience may be substituted with the approval of the client.
CONSIDERABLE KNOWLEDGE OF:
Material characteristics as they relate to laboratory and field testing
Laboratory and field testing procedures
Materials used in highway construction
WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF:
Communicate effectively orally and in writing to communicate problems, status of work, daily reports, etc.
Lift 60 lbs.
Move 100 lbs.
Distinguish colors and shades of colors to analyze laboratory results
Read and understand procedures, specifications, instructions, labels, reports, etc.
Maneuver within confines of laboratory
Travel to project sites and maneuver over rough and uneven terrain
Access shelves, cabinets, etc. that have been constructed to preserve the integrity of the physical conditions of samples
Understand and follow verbal and written instructions
Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external personnel
Use hand tools such as sledgehammers, shovels and picks
Lead the work of others
Visually classify materials
Ability to drive company vehicle, manage and complete all assigned jobs, efficiently and on time
Present a professional appearance to best represent the firm
Possess the dexterity to utilize delicate and small laboratory equipment
Comply with all attendance requirements as noted in most current edition of Corporate Policy Manual
Pursue technical certifications such as: ACI Field Testing Technician Grade 1, ACI Concrete Strength Testing, ACI Aggregate Testing, TXAPA Soils and Base and Hot Mix Asphalt certifications
Communication to interact with clients and project managers
Laboratory material classification
Evaluate materials and material tests results to assess material quality
Works in laboratory environment containing 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
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