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

A Day in the Life:

The Pavement Materials Engineer will provide support by identifying proper construction techniques and materials for pavement rehabilitation projects. They will find themselves working as part of the mix design team in the lab, in an office-setting and on roadway projects in the field. Common tasks in this role include performing materials testing, writing technical reports, and communicating with various stakeholders. The engineer would support business growth by partnering closely with lead engineers to determine project candidacy and coordinating with the sales team in promoting pavement preservation and rehabilitation techniques. The candidate would need to be comfortable with some travel throughout the Midwest sampling pavements, performing quality control testing during roadway construction, and providing technical support to customers and agencies on pavement recycling rehabilitation techniques.


Success in this position looks like:

A successful engineer in this role would be operating safely in a variety of environments, advancing their skills in identifying project candidates while sampling pavements, and building relationships with customers. Effective written communication skills would help the candidate progress in responsibilities. They must actively communicate among the mix design team on project details and updates as well as develop proficiency in laboratory testing and results analysis. The engineer would develop skills in training and education regarding ongoing research and pavement recycling techniques to be successful in this position.  


Relevant Skills: Excellent organization and project management skills, detail-oriented High degree of both emotional and intellectual intelligence Independent, confident thinker possessing high comfort level with goal oriented tasks Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills Excellent engagement skills and the ability to gain trust and respect of stakeholders through a  can-do attitude, integrity, and consistent high-standard delivery Commitment to continuous improvement Experience managing and prioritizing multiple priorities while maintaining positive relationships and operating in a high level of integrity



  • Bachelor's Degree (Civil Engineering preferred) Experience in road construction or pavement materials testing considered a plus Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office software

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


Company Description:

The Heritage Group (THG) is a privately held portfolio of companies focused on creating long-term value by building world-class businesses. Under four generations of family ownership, we employ thousands of people around the world, with operations across North America, Europe, and China, in the core industries of Environmental and Remediation, Specialty Chemicals and Fuel Products, and Construction and Materials.

Driven by innovation and research, our in-house R&D team, Heritage Research Group, specializes in helping our diverse set of companies evolve and adapt to a changing marketplace by providing cutting-edge solutions and exploring new opportunities in its state-of-the-art facility.

And while acquisitions, partnerships, internal expansion, and startups may be our cornerstone, we're a family company at heart'aiming to build long-term relationships with our customers, vendors, and partners so that we can turn big challenges into even bigger opportunities to make a difference in the world.


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