Kiewit Corporation Materials Testing Lab Technician in Calgary, Alberta
Date: Aug 26, 2017
Location: Calgary, AB, CA
MATERIALS TESTING LABORATORY TECHNICIAN
The South West Calgary Ring Road Project is looking for Materials Testing Lab Technicians! Our Materials Testing Laboratory Technician will be responsible for testing and inspecting various construction materials such as soils, aggregates, asphalt, and concrete for quality control/quality assurance purposes. They will also be responsible to prepare field and lab inspection and testing reports and provide technical support for construction quality control personnel.
Conducting following laboratory and field tests:
Soil Particle Size Analysis using Hydrometer
Specific Gravity of Soil
Moisture-Density Relation of Soil (Proctor)
Moisture and Density of Soil Using Nuclear Gauge
Sampling and Testing Fresh Concrete (Slump, Air Content, Temperature and Density)
Concrete and Grout Compressive Strength
Wet concrete testing per ACI/ASTM standards
Aggregate gradation/sieve analysis testing per ASTM standards
Concrete compression testing per ACI/ASTM standards
Entering test data in web based software and MS Excel
Cleaning, maintaining, and calibrating test equipment
General laboratory cleaning and maintenance as required
Ability to work alone or a team member
Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy civil construction
High School Diploma/DEG and/or Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or similar experience preferred
CCIL or ACI certification highly desired.
Radiation Safety and TDG (Portable Gauge Users) Certification preferred
Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word
Must have a valid class 5 (or better) driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
Must be able to communicate well with co-workers
Must be able to work under pressure
Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies
The successful candidate must successfully complete a site pre-access drug and alcohol test
Ability to work cooperatively independently and with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment
Able to work shift work as required, including night shift
Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
The ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time.
Manual dexterity, balance for working on scaffolding.
Requires standing and bending over for extensive periods of time. Often requires crawling, climbing, grasping, kneeling, squatting, and twisting.
Requires working at heights, climbing and descending ladders frequently.
Candidates should be able to lift weight (50lbs), able to work on heights.
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