Materials Lab Technician Specialist

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:
Verifies, records and prioritizes incoming material samples.
Performs, directs the performance or monitors the performance of all aspects of standardized and specific materials testing.
Conducts or directs difficult, non-routine tests for special studies, circumstances and investigations.
Performs calculations, generates and distributes reports providing required documentation on test processes and results.
Completes analysis and interpretation of test results to determine if additional testing is required, materials meet specifications and tolerances.
Maintains, tests and calibrates and documents materials lab equipment.
Performs technical certification program training for agency and external personnel.
Assists Lab Supervisor with ASSHTO: resource lab accreditation.

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!

Four years of experience performing materials testing
Three years of experience performing materials testing and one (1) year of experience in any roadway construction, engineering support or roadways maintenance areas.

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 records.

Aggregate Production
Level 1 Grading and Base
Level 1 Bituminous Plant
Level 1 Concrete Plant
Level 1 Concrete Field
Concrete Strength: Within 1 year of employment
Level 1 Bituminous Street : Within 1 year of employment

APPLY ONLINE BY 4/19/2021:

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