Materials Testing Technician

· Juneau, Alaska
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $30-$50/Hour DOE

Recruiting for: Materials Testing Technician
Location: Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Kake, Aleutian Islands, and elsewhere in Alaska
Position Description:
The Materials Testing Technician reports directly to the Project Engineer and is responsible for sampling and testing a variety of materials at the project site or in a laboratory. He or she will perform testing on soils, sand, aggregates, concrete, asphalt, cement-treated bases, and other materials, and will report the results after performing calculations. The Materials Testing Technician must ensure all reports are accurate, timely, and completed in accordance with contract documents and the Alaska Construction Manual. The Materials Testing Technician will often work without direct oversight for extended periods and must be comfortable working on remote project sites that may require travel by boat, aircraft, or off-road vehicle.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least two seasons of experience in construction inspection, materials testing, or equivalent. In lieu of two seasons' experience, formal education in construction management, construction technologies, or engineering may be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Provide three professional or personal references.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience working on airport, highway, bridge, and/or marine projects-
  • Experience working for or on behalf of state and federal government agencies.
  • WAQTC or equivalent materials sampling and testing certification/experience.
  • Nuclear density gauge certification and experience- American Concrete Institute certification.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Hourly wage DOE, overtime-eligible
  • 401k Retirement Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Lodging, per diem, travel reimbursement for work assignments outside of the home city
  • Eligible for annual performance bonus

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Full-Time Opportunity:

  • Yes

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Virtual meetings

Typical end time:

  • 5 PM

Typical start time:

  • 8 AM

Work Remotely

  • No

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $30.00 - $50.00 per hour

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  • Location
    Juneau, Alaska
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $30-$50/Hour DOE