Construction Materials Testing Engineering Technicians

Requisition ID
Work Location
US-UT-Salt Lake City
Department / Discipline
Materials Testing
Position Type
Staff / Permanent
Professional & Technical

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is hiring and we have Construction Materials Testing Engineering Technician opportunities with our Salt Lake City, Utah office.


Are you looking for an opportunity to work with an established engineering consulting firm that values its employee’s enthusiasm and technical contributions? We encourage you to apply for this opportunity. We are dedicated to providing the atmosphere to allow individuals to grow their career. We offer a varied and interesting diversity of clients and projects. We’d love you to join our team of friendly, hard-working, dedicated and collaborative staff.


We have opportunities for experienced technicians with ACI, ICC, WAQTC/TTQP and other certifications. We also have opportunities for motivated individuals without construction materials field / laboratory testing experience looking to start a career.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Construction Materials Testing Engineering Technician needed to join our Salt Lake City, Utah team to perform field inspections and observations for mining, transportation and commercial/industrial construction projects
  • Will perform soil, concrete, asphalt and geosynthetic liner testing
  • Will provide daily reports of observation and test results
  • Will monitor work procedures for compliance with project specifications
  • Will interact with client representatives (supervisors, foremen, project managers, engineers, etc.) at project sites
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability and reasonableness of testing data
  • Will assist in the lab conducting asphalt, aggregate and concrete testing as needed

Skills / Qualifications

Basic/Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • A recent graduate with a BS in Civil Engineering would also be a good fit for this opportunity
  • Valid Driver’s License required
  • Reliability – must be able to arrive at designated project sites prior to scheduled times
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Utah and possibly other western states to support other Wood offices 
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company's driving (MVR) policy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ACI certification preferred but not required
  • 1+ years of Materials Testing experience preferred but not required
  • Good understanding of construction drawings and specifications
  • MHSA certification

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability and willingness to work in variable outside conditions



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.


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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