The Heritage Group
  • Heritage Research Group
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The technician will be responsible for working with a team to accurately and consistently test construction materials related to asphalt mixes in a timely manner.  This will involve the breakdown of road and quarry material, batching and producing specimens, testing specimens, analyzing data, and problem solving.  The technician will report to the senior mix design technician.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Observe safe work practices at all times
  • Follow quality control guidelines and industry approved testing and preparation standards
  • Record and organize information from a variety of sources accurately
  • Communicate effectively with all members of the mix design team, The Heritage Research Group, associated Heritage Construction Materials companies, D.O.T. personnel, and personnel from various agencies
  • Obtain state D.O.T., county, city, etc. materials and testing standards in a timely manner
  • Collect samples from existing roads, quarries, and plant locations for evaluation
  • Use a variety of heavy duty saws and drills to effectively prepare road samples
  • Prepare and test specimens according to industry standards and specifications
  • Evaluate and analyze test results and take corrective action when needed
  • Assist in general maintenance and calibration of all laboratory and road equipment
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in a construction or science related field is preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Time management skills and superb multitasking ability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Respond proactively to anticipated needs or issues
  • Learn quickly and work autonomously
  • Read, understand, and follow ASTM, AASHTO, D.O.T., county, etc. testing methods
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Capability of interacting with individuals from a variety of backgrounds
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Willingness to work overtime as needed

Personal Characteristics:

  • Impeccable integrity
  • High quality work standards
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Effective communicator
  • Positive, professional personality
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