Thompson Engineering
  • Construction Materials Testing
  • Hackberry, LA, USA
  • $15 - $20 depending on experience
  • Hourly
  • Contract

**ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Level I or II Certification is required **  Position is located in Lake Charles, LA **

Thompson Engineering was established in 1953 in Mobile, Alabama. Since then, the company has grown to include multiple offices in states throughout the Southeast.

Thompson Engineering is a subsidiary of Thompson Holdings, Inc. Our sister companies are Watermark Design Group, an architectural and interior design firm, and Thompson Consulting Services, a disaster recovery consulting firm. As a group, the three firms provide a broad range of architectural and engineering services.

Thompson is an employee-owned firm with more than 300 personnel in multiple disciplines. Our staff has a vested interest in providing safe, quality driven, successful projects that are completed on time and within budget. Our business relies heavily on our performance and the repeat satisfaction of our customers.

This position is responsible for the processing and testing of soil, asphalt and concrete materials using company and client specific guidelines.


1. Log in material samples

2. Prepare samples for processing which includes weighing and drying each one

3. Perform tests using appropriate ASTM methods

4. Enter test data manually onto the proper forms

5. Maintain a clean working environment

6. Perform general maintenance on lab equipment

7. Assist Drilling and Construction Material Testing Departments as required by Org Supervisor

8. Ensure quality in every step of the testing process

9. Maintain a safe working environment

10. Ensures on time and regular attendance

Other Responsibilities

1. Other duties as required


Minimum Requirements

1. High school degree or equivalent

2. General maintenance skills 

3. Basic math skills

4. Ability to learn and follow instructions

5. ACI Level I or II certification required

6. Six months experience in construction materials testing preferred

Physical Requirements

1. Ability to lift 50 lbs

3. Stand in one place for 1 to 2 hours at a time

4. Stoop and bend to perform equipment maintenance

5. Ability to wear appropriate PPE for hazardous materials

6. Wear steel toe shoes as needed

7. Ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions


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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