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Civil Lab Technicians - Aggregate & Ashpalt

Location: 

Fort Worth, TX, US

Requisition ID: 144979 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: South Central District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Quality Lab Technician, you will provide material testing across a variety of disciplines to ensure that our Project meets the Standard Specifications and the Project Agreement. Responsibilities include testing aggregate and asphalt in our production plant Labs.

District Overview

Kiewit's South Central District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects you could be working on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, utility and more.  Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to design.  

Location

Weatherford TX

Responsibilities

•    Perform testing on aggregates and asphalt for material properties for conformance to requirements.
•    Support team members in their roles as a program focal point for quality control, acting as a liaison with other functional departments. 
•    Develop a thorough understanding of the project scope and schedule as they relate to his/her specific assignment.
•    Understanding of TXDOT and local municipality specifications
•    Report test results to upper management and recognize failing materials
•    Ability to understand asphalt and aggregate properties

Qualifications

•    Degree in Geology, Civil Engineering or related field preferred
•    Self-starter with exceptional organization and interpersonal skills
•    Working knowledge of the specific trade of discipline (i.e. civil, structural, electrical) as assigned, with associated special processes, inspection and testing techniques - preferred
•    Working knowledge of construction industry preferred
•    Certifications issued from ACI, AGG101, SB101, SB102, Level 1A, 1B and level 2 preferred. Training provided and ability to obtain certifications within 6 months.
•    Ability to gain additional certifications to support project testing and inspection
•    Capability to work extended construction hours during high seasons and potential night shifts.
•    Ability to work as a team, strong communication skills, evaluate technical documents, some experience in a lab preferred.
•    Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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