Urgent Requirements for Material Testing Technicians Applicants should have NOC or Transfer document. Interested applicants can send their updated CV with local contact Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly.
An employee of this class conducts a wide variety of materials testing in addition to some limited public works inspections.
The materials’ testing is conducted primarily in the lab, but can alternate between the lab and the field, depending upon need.
Generally, an employee of this class supports the City's Construction Inspectors for contract and private development work to ensure quality control.
Some duties include : performing moisture and compaction tests using a Nuclear Densimeter or sand cone device, obtaining representative field samples, and performing a variety of tests on construction materials to determine temperature, unit weight, slump, yield, and air entrainment.
The work also involves working in close proximity to heavy construction equipment, standing and climbing in and out of deep trenches, exposure to hazardous materials, chemicals, and dust, and working during inclement weather conditions.
A Materials Technician may also be assigned to inspect minor public works projects, (examples : crack seal, fog seal, etc.
for compliance to engineering plans and specifications. Incumbents are expected to perform all necessary calculations to determine payments to the contractor and ensure proper barricading is provided and maintained per City standards.
Incumbents are required to use appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assignments. A Materials Technician reports to the Chief Materials Technician who reviews work through conferences, observation of work performed, and overall results achieved.
This class is FLSA nonexempt.