• Soils and Concrete Lab Technician

    Job Location(s) US-SC-Greenville
    Job ID
    2018-1399
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Construction
  • Overview

    Froehling & Robertson, Inc., (F&R) has been proudly engineering stability in the country since 1881.  In addition to being one of the oldest, independent testing/engineering companies, F&R is also a minority-owned business offering   competitive compensation/benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect for all. Our individual employees display shared values of F&R of fairness, integrity, and high ethical standards.

    Come be a part of this talented and dedicated team.
    Join stability. Apply now!

     

    The successful candidate for this position will have the ability to quickly learn the ACI, ASTM, AASHTO, and state DOT standard test procedures to be able to carry out the basic laboratory procedures required for this position. In-house training will be provided by the company

    Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to:

     

    • Performing basic laboratory tests on soil, concrete, asphalt and preparing reports of results
    • Maintaining a log of all samples
    • Apply basic mathematical formulas and concepts to calculate quantities, estimate volumes, and inspect constructed work
    • Entering test results into a web-based computer program
    • Make recommendations as needed for procedures in the field
    • Performing basic equipment calibrations
    • Communicating with clients, contractors, engineers and technicians regarding construction issues
    • Occasional travel to sites/other labs may be required

    Qualifications

    Including but not limited to:

    • High School diploma or equivalent required
    • Six months or more of experience in similar field
    • ACI Level I Concrete, state DOT, or ICC certifications in soils highly desired
    • Structural masonry, and/or pre-stressed concrete certifications also preferred
    • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
    • Ability to learn new concepts quickly
    • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 50 lbs. if necessary
    • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)
    • Valid Driver’s License with good-standing driving record
    • Must be willing to participate in and pass F&R’s pre-employment screening including a background investigation, drug screening and driving record


    In addition to our welcoming company culture and competitive compensation packages, our employees enjoy the below benefits:

    • In-House training
    • Comprehensive group medical insurance, including health, dental, vision and life
    • Opportunity for professional growth and advancement
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Paid time off
    • Company–observed paid holidays
    • Short and long-term disability coverage
    • 401K retirement
    • Company Cell Phone + Tablet 
    • Usage of company vehicle when traveling to sites/labs, etc.

    We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and highly encourage resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. We extend equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other reason protected by federal, state or local law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    F&R participates in the USCIS E-Verify Program to verify that all new hires are authorized to work in the United States.

     

    EOE M/F/D/V/SO. Drug Free Workplace.

     

     

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