Thompson Engineering
  • Soils Lab
  • Indiantown, FL, USA
  • $12 - $25 depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Contract

This position is responsible for the daily oversight of the construction materials testing and inspection on construction sites to ensure specified standards of quality are met.

The Materials Testing Technician will perform a variety of laboratory and field tests in accordance with applicable ASTM standards on soils for purposes such as quality control and determining conformity to specifications.  Testing includes but is not limited to particle size analysis, fines content, moisture content, specific gravity, moisture-density of soil, proctor tests, density by sand cone method, PH of soils, organic matter, density and unit weight using vibratory table and other specifications related to testing of soil materials.  In addition, work involves running tests on additional construction materials such as aggregates, limestone, sand, and soil cement among others.  

The Materials Testing Technician will assist with maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment and will retrieve soil samples from the project site and prepare them for testing in accordance with established ASTM standards.

This position will be responsible for recording test results on standard forms, verify and document test procedures used, and prepare graphs and charts associated with the tests performed. 

Minimum Requirements:

  1. A High school diploma or equivalent
  2. A minimum of three or more years of experience related to testing and sampling soils and other construction materials
  3. Must possess a valid driver's license
  4. Be physically capable of lifting 50 pounds
  5. Be able to push or pull 400 lbs in a wheelbarrow
  6. Able to walk over rough terrain and stand for long periods of time.


 Thompson Engineering is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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