Candidates should possess certifications from WAQTC and ACI. Good communication (written & verbal) skills with solid time management skills and attention to detail are required. Ability to work independently and as a team player is a must.

The materials testing technician will be responsible for field observation, aggregate testing, density testing and concrete and asphalt testing on federally and privately funded projects. Federally funded projects consist of roadway and bridge projects for the Idaho transportation department and other local entities. Privately funded projects vary widely from residential developments and building construction to roadway construction and municipal work. Field and laboratory work should be anticipated.

Testing technicians will be expected to completed daily diaries and/or reports after tests and inspections to verify the data collected in the field. Testing technicians will be required to communicate with project managers, contractors and other project staff daily.