Materials Lab Technician

Minnesota Department of Transportation
April 15, 2021
St. Cloud, MN
Job Type


Examples of work for this specific vacancy include but are not limited to:
Examples of work for this specific vacancy include but are not limited to:
Verifies and records incoming material samples.
Conducts all aspects of standardized and specific materials lab testing.
Performs difficult, non-routine materials tests for special studies, circumstances, and investigations.
Calculates test results and inputs data to generate standardized reports.
Performs preliminary analysis of test results.
Maintains, and assists in the testing and calibration of materials lab equipment.
Assists in the delivery of technical certification program training.
Performs other duties as assigned.

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

11 paid holidays per year
Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
Earn 13 days paid sick time
Vision insurance available
Defined pension plan
Paid life insurance
Short & long-term disability available
Paid parental leave available
Training opportunities
And more!


  • Two (2) years of experience performing materials testing


  • One (1) year of experience performing materials testing or related activities and one year in construction inspection.

Note: A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four-year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying / Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

  • Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple record.

Within 1 year of employment must obtain the following:
Aggregate Production
Level 1 Grading & Base

  • Level 1 Bituminous Plant
  • Level 1 Concrete Plant
  • Concrete Strength

APPLY ONLINE BY 4/19/2021:

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