Materials Technician

Requisition ID
2019-62281
Work Location
US-MI-Novi
Department / Discipline
Environmental
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
 
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is hiring Materials Technicians to join our team in Southeast Michigan. Wood EI&S provides construction materials testing and quality control services to a variety of clients from civil contractors to state and federal agencies. Our work spans many sectors including oil & gas, mining, hydro power development, highway infrastructure, municipal infrastructure, and commercial and industrial developments. 

 

This position is fulltime, permanent and offers exciting and valuable opportunities for the motivated candidate to become trained in key aspects of our other related lines of business including environmental sciences, site assessment, remediation, earth sciences and geotechnical engineering. The position may include rotational work both within the state as well as outside Michigan on field projects, typically comprising of two-four weeks in the field. However please note that positions can extend past this timeline. For these projects, mobilization, accommodations and meal cost will be provided or reimbursed. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform field and laboratory testing and inspections for concrete, soils, aggregates, and asphalt in accordance with relevant standards
  • Obtain field samples and conducting soil and asphalt compaction testing
  • Prepare field compaction reports, laboratory testing reports, and other office assignments
  • Ensure field and laboratory equipment is maintained, repaired, and calibrated as required
  • Maintain equipment, inventory and records required for an AASHTO certified laboratory
  • Identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Adhere to all company safety rules and policies

Skills / Qualifications

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician – Level I
  • MDOT Density Control Certification
  • MDOT Aggregate Inspection - Level 1 certification
  • Familiar with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel
  • Familiar with Quality Management Systems
  • Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills
  • Able to work independently in an office / laboratory setting and liaise with local office manager and supervisors
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience
  • Travel out of town and willing to work overtime and extended hours

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • Academic background in Civil Engineering Technology
  • ACI Concrete Advanced Concrete Technician – Level II
  • ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician
  • MDOT Aggregate Inspection - Level 2 certification
  • MDOT HMA Level 1
  • MDOT HMA Paving Operations
  • MDOT HMA QC/QA Certification

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

 

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

 

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