The Heritage Group
  • H.G Meigs, LLC
  • Portage, WI, USA
  • Full Time

health, dental, vision, 401k match

Who We Are:

The core strength of our business is the formulation, manufacturing, and R&D of asphalt binders and emulsions. Founded in 1956, Our Asphalt Companies continually supply high quality products and services allowing us to excel in pavement preservation techniques and construction services. We play critical roles in assisting federal, state, local & private authorities in building economical and reliable pavements, while maintaining safety and environmental stewardship to the highest standards.

Job Summary:

The Lab Technician is responsible for utilizing proper methods of testing of asphalt, emulsion and other materials with the purpose of evaluating quality and process control and/or acceptance. The Lab Technician is key in holding the standard of product quality and providing general support wherever needed.

Job Functions:

  • Monitor and test process functions and materials to ensure products meet or exceed requirements of the appropriate agency or customer
  • Prepare and record accurate information and forward to appropriate contacts in a timely manner
  • Follow quality control plans or guidelines as assigned
  • Evaluate data for deviations or trends away from accepted standards
  • Obtain State DOT or other required certifications in a timely manner
  • Assist internal and external customers in any quality related matters
  • Sample appropriate materials, test the materials, and keep record of such for the state and other regulatory agencies
  • Work collaboratively with a team of chemists, engineers, and lab technicians, to jointly solve problems and accomplish team objectives
  • Communicate with leadership on any product quality issues, trends or observations that impact quality, operations and customers
  • Conduct research and participate in technical training programs, as necessary, to facilitate lab efforts and increase knowledge base
  • Thoroughly document work performed in the lab, including updated notebooks, generating reports, batch records, etc., as required by management
  • Always work in a safe and responsible manner
  • Maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment

Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Impeccable integrity
  • Impeccable communication skills
  • Demonstrated outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • The ability to build strong Interpersonal relationships and partner across multiple levels in an organization.
  • Self-starter that can take the Initiative and complete assignments in a self-directed manner.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects of varying scope and size and with competing deadlines.
  • Proficient computer and basic math skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills with internal and external stakeholders
  • Capable of interacting successfully in variety of environments, I.e. office, plant, lab, field work
  • High degree of self-confidence, poise, maturity, discretion, and diplomacy
  • Sound problem solver who can quickly process complex Information and present it clearly and simply.
  • Demonstrated behaviors of self-motivation and team orientation
  • Knowledgeable in API standards, GPA, EPA and ASTM methods preferred
  • Basic knowledge of lab testing methods preferred


  • Associates or bachelors degree in Chemistry or related discipline
  • Willingness to work weekends and overtime
  • Must be open to minimal travel
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be willing to wear appropriate personal protective equipment where required
  • Must be able to tolerate scents common to fuels and asphalts


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