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  • 508027
  • Full-time
  • Closing at: May 26 2022 at 23:55 MST


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Job Location:

Address:  1221 N 21st Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009

Posting Details:

Salary: $41,000-$56,000 

Grade: 19

Anticipated Salary:$51,700

Job Summary:

Performs laboratory test on soils & aggregates samples to ensure that materials used on state construction projects are in compliance with the specifications and/or provide preliminary engineering data to the Geotechnical section. Responsible for timely and accurate completion of assigned projects and complete documentation of all phases of assignment. Responsible for proper use, operation, maintenance, calibration and repair of assigned equipment.

Job Duties:

Perform Laboratory tests on Soils & Aggregates. Know and perform various test during the AMRL inspection every 18 months interval.

Enter laboratory data on test cards and into the computer daily. Perform mathematical computations.

Perform and assist with minor calibration on laboratory equipment. Perform document and record routine maintenance of the laboratory equipment.

Technical training for self and be able to coach/mentor other employees. Expand technical knowledge, test methods and testing skills/ability to prepare for any promotional opportunities. Keep current on mandatory training.

Clean laboratory work area and equipment daily. may drive a State Vehicle in the course and scope of performing state business.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:

ADOT's Construction Materials Testing and Acceptance Standards and Practice

AASHTO, ASTM, and Arizona Test Methods, Knowledge of soil and aggregate characteristics and physical properties

Skills in:

Personal computer, software particularly Excel, MS Word and Central Materials Testing Program (CMTP) and FAST

Mathematics and computations

Laboratory sample preparation and testing

Ability to:

Perform several tasks at the same time

Mentoring and training other employees

Selective Preference(s):

ATTI Soils and Aggregates and strong background in laboratory sciences. Strong background in Soils and Aggregates testing. Competent in mathematics.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

A physical is required

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 7 and sign the Driver Form on page 8 of the State of Arizona Application for Employment at the time of interview, which will allow ADOT to obtain the candidate's motor vehicle record (MVR). The most recent 39-month period shown on the MVR will be reviewed in accordance with A.A.C. R2-10-207.11 (H) and (I). The review must show an acceptable driving record prior to any offer of employment being made by ADOT. Employment is contingent upon an acceptable MVR.


The Arizona Department of Administration offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
• Sick leave
• Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
• Health and dental insurance
• Retirement plan
• Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
• Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


Mandatory participation in the Arizona Retirement System (ASRS) is required

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 712-7279. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. ADOT is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.