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Materials Testing Technician

Company: WSB and Associates
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Job Description:

Forge ahead with WSB. WSB was founded on the understanding that culture drives results and we've dedicated ourselves to the value of strong relationships, collaboration, and forward-thinking ideas. We've inspired each other to discover thoughtful and creative solutions that look beyond the needs of today to the opportunities of tomorrow. We invite you to forge ahead with us.

We are continuing to grow in the Minnesota market and are looking to add construction materials testers to our team. Applicants should have a willingness to learn and grow in their career and have a strong work ethic. Construction Materials Technician will be hired on a full time or seasonal basis in our Burnsville office based on level of experience and workload.

Become part of one of the largest Construction Services Groups in the upper Midwest with exceptional opportunities to grow within the Construction Testing and Inspection industry. If you want more than a job and are looking for a career with opportunities and a chance to be a leader, WSB is the place for you.

What You Will Do:

You will be part of our Materials Testing team within our Construction Services Group.

  • Performing field sampling and testing on soils, aggregate, concrete, and asphalt materials.
  • Verify compliance with the plans, specifications, and schedule of materials.
  • Prepare and produce project documentation for private, municipal, county, MnDOT and federal projects.
  • Documentation will include field test reports, helping with cost estimates on projects, and other relevant project documentation.
  • You may also help with proposals, project budgets and schedules and may be involved in geotechnical investigation, construction inspection, pavement management, and a variety of other technical related activities.
  • This position will provide you an opportunity to continue to build your career and work in an enjoyable and challenging work environment.
    What You Will Bring:

    We are looking for individuals experienced in:
    • Construction materials testing who want to better themselves and want to be challenged.
    • 1+ years of construction materials testing, or related experience is wanted but not required. (3+ years of experience preferred)
    • Excellent technical, communication, organizational skills.
    • Material testing experience as well as current MnDOT technical certifications are preferred. Qualified candidates should include their current MNDOT certification ID card when applying.
    • Valid driver's license with a good driving record is required.
    • You must have the ability to work in a variety of weather conditions and terrains associated with construction sites.
    • A two-year technical degree from an accredited school, or a degree from a four-year accredited college in a field related to civil engineering construction is a plus and will increase your opportunities but is not required.
    • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
      You must be comfortable working in all weather conditions. Due to the physical nature of the work, you must be able to lift 50 lbs. - 75 lbs. periodically. You're required to work with your hands, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. At times you may be working at or on uneven terrain, slopes, in confined spaces, or reinforced trenches.

      Who We Are:WSB is a design and consulting firm specializing in engineering, community planning, environmental, and construction services. We provide solutions for the places, spaces and systems that support our lives. We offer services in more than 30 complementary areas across the nation.

      WSB does not accept resumes from third parties.

      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: WSB and Associates, Burnsville , Materials Testing Technician, Professions , Burnsville, Minnesota

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