Materials Testing Technician
Juneau, AK

About $57,000 - $78,000 a year

Location: Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Kake, Aleutian Islands, and elsewhere in Alaska

Position Description:
The Materials Testing Technician reports directly to the Project Engineer and is responsible for sampling
and testing a variety of materials at the project site or in a laboratory. He or she will perform testing on
soils, sand, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, cement-treated bases, and other materials, and will report
the results after performing calculations. The Materials Testing Technician must ensure all reports are
accurate, timely, and completed in accordance with contract documents and the Alaska Construction

The Materials Testing Technician will often work without direct oversight for extended periods and must
be comfortable working on remote project sites that may require travel by boat, aircraft, or off-road

Minimum Qualifications:
  • At least two seasons experience in construction inspection, materials testing, or equivalent. In lieu of
two seasons experience, formal education in construction management, construction technologies, or
engineering may be considered.

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ideal candidate will possess:
  • Experience working on airport, highway, bridge, and/or marine projects
  • Experience working for or on behalf of state and federal government agencies
  • WAQTC or equivalent materials sampling and testing certification/experience
  • Nuclear density gauge certification and experience
  • American Concrete Institute certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Hourly wage DOE, overtime eligible
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement program
  • Lodging, per diem, travel reimbursement for work assignments outside of home city
  • Eligible for annual performance bonus
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