Construction Materials LAB Technician (Transportation Construction Tech 3)

State Of Arizona Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 6 days ago

ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (ADOT)

Driving the future of transportation with a diverse and innovative team

To learn more about our team CLICK HERE

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.

Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)

CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LAB TECHNICIAN

(Transportation Construction Tech 3)

To learn more about the Infrastructure Delivery and Operations Division (IDO)

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LOCATION
1221 South 2nd Ave Tucson AZ 85713 Building# 2183

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibilities of the Transportation Construction Tech 3 are;

  • Perform test in laboratory on, Soils and Aggregate materials, Asphaltic bituminous materials, and Portland cement materials.

  • Calculations and reporting of 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 skills needed for advancement to journeyman technician level work system. Attend corporate and mandatory training, and meet Construction Lab Technician training matrix

  • Trains new workers on the job to perform tasks that will become part of everyday work routine. Drive state vehicle in the course scope of daily work

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

  • 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

  • Operation and maintenance of a variety of materials testing and inspection measuring devices

Skills in:

  • Testing hot mix asphalt, portland cement, and soils & aggregates

  • Reading and mathematics

  • Verbal and written communication

Ability to:

  • Perform complex mathematical calculations used in materials testing and highway construction.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

The ideal candidate for this position will have;

  • Completion of the Construction Technician certification matrix the technical 3 level

  • Arizona Technical Testing Institute Certification: Soils & Aggregates and Asphalt

  • American Concrete Institute Certification: Concrete Strength Testing, Field Technician Grade 1.

REQUIREMENTS FOR POSITION

  • Physical is required

BENEFITS

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Affordable medical, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance plans

  • Top-ranked retirement and long-term disability plans

  • Accrued vacation at 4.00 hours bi-weekly for the first 3 years

  • Sick days at 3.70 hours bi-weekly

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Deferred compensation plan

  • Wellness plans

Please visit http://www.azdot.gov/Inside_ADOT/HR/Employment.asp to learn more about benefits given to ADOT employees.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

This position requires possession of a valid Arizona Class D Driver License. Candidates for this position must complete page 5 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. R2-10-207.12 (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.

All newly hired employees will be subject to the E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification Program.

ADOT supports a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of the Agency, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

To submit your resume click the "APPLY NOW" button below

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call (602) 542-4700 for assistance.


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