Performs technical and specialized laboratory test for acceptance and research testing. Performs a full range of laboratory testing on soil composition, surfacing materials aggregate, asphalt mix, oil and water content, embankment compaction, plant mix density and factors as require in accordance with ASTM, AASHTO and Arizona test methods. Reports test results to laboratory lead worker and complete computer input into FAST database when required. Assist in proper maintenance, calibration and repair of laboratory equipment. Assist with field sampling as required. Performs calibrations and maintenance on laboratory equipment.
Performs test in laboratory on soil composition, surfacing materials aggregate, asphalt mix, oil and water content, embankment compaction, plant mix density and factors as require
Calculate and report test performed in laboratory
Computer input of test results in FAST database
Maintain and calibrate testing equipment used in the laboratory
Assist with field sampling and other duties as assigned as related to the position
Acquire knowledge and skill needed for advancement to journey technician level in work system. Attend corporate mandatory training, and meet Construction Lab Technician training matrix
Trains new workers on the job to perform task that will become part of everyday routine. Drive state vehicle in the coursed scope of daily work
Methods, procedures and techniques used in sampling and testing highway construction materials
Materials and equipment used for highway construction purposes
Principles and practices of office engineering and materials inspection
Operations and maintenance of a variety of materials testing and inspection measuring devices
Testing hot mix asphalt, liquid asphalt, and soils and aggregates
Reading and mathematics
Verbal and written communication
Perform complex mathematical calculations used in materials testing and highway construction
Completion of the Construction Lab Technician certification matrix though the technical 3 level.
Arizona Technical Testing Institute (ATTI) Certifications: Soils & Aggregates and Asphalt
American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certifications: Concrete Strength Testing, Field Tech Grade 2
Physically fit to stand on feet all day, be able to deal heat.
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
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.