Soil & Concrete Testing Technician – Houston / Corpus Christi

LocationCorpus Christi, Texas, United States
Experience Level1 + Years Experience
PostedAug 08, 2019
SkillsResearch & Development, Technical Writing, Laboratory Ops / Tech
Other SkillsACI, Field / Laboratory Tests, Construction Science, Geo technical, Soil Classification, Bituminous, Aggregate, Asphalt, Sieve Analyses, Proctors
EducationHigh School/Secondary
Employment TypeFull Time Salaried Employee
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.Authorized to work in: US

Soil & Concrete Testing Technician - Houston / Corpus Christi

Join PPI’s Construction Sciences Division to play an integral role in providing accurate and efficient services in all facets of soil and concrete testing.

Job Description
• Assist in the delivery of projects and ensure output is of a high standard and within time and cost budget allocations
• Collect and prepare soil/concrete samples for laboratory analysis using standard techniques
• Assist in testing and analyzing samples to determine their content and characteristics using laboratory equipment
• Compile and record basic testing and operational data for review and further analysis
• Assemble, operate and maintain field and laboratory testing equipment
• Fulfill administrative requirements as required
• Collaborate with project staff to complete projects
• Undertake work related training and demonstrate a willingness to pursue self development for career advancement
• Deliver project outcomes within client specifications and expectations
• Assist with the implementation of the business unit’s approved Business Plan
• Monitor progress of own work to ensure compliance with program and budget
• Adhere to the quality system requirements of the project and the Quality Management system

• Ability to gain and apply knowledge of soil/concrete testing techniques
• Eagerness to learn and a drive to succeed
• Current valid driver’s license
• ACI certification is a plus
• Construction experience is a plus
• Demonstrated skills in operating soil testing equipment
• A minimum of basic numeracy skills
• Basic skills in Microsoft Applications including Outlook, Word and Excel
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to communicate verbally and in written form with clients, staff and managers
• Ability to solve problems utilizing existing procedures
• Ability to manage time and work to budget
• Flexibility in work schedules such as overtime, nights, and weekends as needed to meet business requirements is a must
• Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodation
• Respectful and punctual

Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening.
Equal Opportunity statement for US based applicants ONLY

PPI has a long standing policy of Equal Opportunity in employment. Our practice is to fill positions by selecting applicants who can perform the work in a competent and professional manner. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.