This position will work as a field and lab technician under the direct supervision of the Structures Lab Supervisor. This position will perform engineering construction inspection, sampling and testing for major prestress/precast concrete structures, as well as minor precast items, such as concrete pipe, precast box culverts, MSE panels, retaining walls, manhole materials, etc. The technician will also inform the supervisor or Manager of any materials issues or deficiencies found or witnessed during production. The technician will verify calibration of testing equipment, and maintain project materials records. The technician will maintain equipment and facilities. Duties may require the technician to work weekends, holidays, and varied work hours, in all weather conditions. Duties may require overnight and extended overnight travel to perform sampling and testing.
Perform engineering construction inspection, sampling, and testing for mayor prestress/precast concrete structures. Daily decisions concerning material and quality of final products conform to plans and specifications.
Sampling and testing using ASTM, AASHTO and/or AZ test methods to determine compliance with applicable specifications.
Perform engineering construction inspection, sampling and testing for minor precast and concrete structures including concrete pipe, precast box culverts, MSE panels, retaining walls, manhole materials, etc.
Review plans and specifications.
Notify supervisor of conflicts in contract documents for omissions, errors and/or beneficial changes.
Instruct and train employees.
Engineering principles and practices related to duties assigned
Plans, specifications and technical review. Knowledge of construction inspection methods, procedures and techniques
Materials sampling and testing procedures based on AASHTO, ASTM, AZ test methods, AZ STD Specifications
Operation of complex instruments and testing equipment
Interacting with customers, vendors, and other employee in a team environment
Evaluate materials per visual inspection and technical journals
Research of materials and construction practices
Set up and preparation for material testing
Analyze Highway and Structural blueprints Evaluate materials testing results for compliance
Working safety in a construction area with cranes, ladders, travel lifts, concrete delivery vehicles adjacent to inspection areas
Withstand extreme temperatures during inspections
ACI Field Testing Certification, ACI Strength Testing Certification, ATTI Soils and Aggregate Certification, Prestress Concrete Institute QC/QA Level II Certification, Post Tension Instate "Bonded" Certification, NICET Level II Concrete Certified. Five years experience working at a Precast plant.
This Position will require a physical
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
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.
ARIZONA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (AMS)
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.