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

The Construction Materials Technician is responsible for working with a team to accurately and consistently test construction materials, in a timely manner, related to asphalt mixes.  This involves the breakdown of pavement and quarry material, batching and producing specimens, testing specimens, analyzing data, and problem-solving. Qualified candidates should have a strong motivation to actively learn in a hands-on laboratory environment while maintaining high standards in quality of work. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment that fosters innovation, growth, and development.  The Heritage Research Group offers excellent benefits, competitive pay, and values the ability to offer year-long stability and work-life balance. 

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Observe safe work practices at all times
  • 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
  • Use a variety of heavy duty saws and drills to effectively prepare samples
  • Prepare and test specimens according to industry standards and specifications
  • Evaluate and analyze test results and take corrective action when needed
  • Collect samples from existing roads, quarries, and plant locations when needed
  • Assist in general maintenance and calibration of all laboratory equipment
  • Follow industry-standard preparation and testing protocol and quality control guidelines


  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in a construction or science related field is preferred
  • Interest or experience in materials testing or construction is a plus
  • Quick learner with the ability to work independently and with a variety of team members
  • Strong attention to detail with high standards of integrity
  • Timely, positive and professional work habits
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Time management skills and multi-tasking ability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to respond proactively to anticipated needs or issues
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow ASTM, AASHTO, D.O.T., county, etc. testing methods

Work Environment:

  • This position may ask the following physical requirements: sitting or standing for long periods of time; lifting up to 50 pounds, bending to lift, crouching, kneeling, walking
  • This position regularly asks the individual to work safely in environments with dust and noise using personal protective equipment


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