Kiewit Corporation Materials Testing Lab Technician in Calgary, Alberta
Date:Nov 30, 2016
Location:Calgary, AB, CA
Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2015 revenues of $9 billion and employs more than 22,000 staff and craft employees.
Materials Testing Laboratory Technician will be responsible for testing and inspecting various construction materials such as soils, aggregates, asphalt, and concrete for quality control/quality assurance purposes. Also responsible to prepare field and lab inspection and testing reports and provide technical support for construction quality control personnel. RESPONSIBILITIES • Conducting following laboratory and field tests: o Soil Particle Size Analysis using Hydrometer o Specific Gravity of Soil o Sieve Analysis o Moisture-Density Relation of Soil (Proctor) o Moisture and Density of Soil Using Nuclear Gauge o Sampling and Testing Fresh Concrete (Slump, Air Content, Temperature and Density) o Concrete and Grout Compressive Strength • Wet concrete testing per ACI/ASTM standards • Aggregate gradation/sieve analysis testing per ASTM standards • Concrete compression testing per ACI/ASTM standards • Entering test data in web based software and MS Excel • Cleaning, maintaining, and calibrating test equipment • General laboratory cleaning and maintenance as required • Ability to work alone or a team member REQUIREMENTS • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy civil construction • High School Diploma/DEG and/or Civil Engineering Technology Diploma or similar experience preferred • CCIL or ACI certification highly desired. • Radiation Safety and TDG (Portable Gauge Users) Certification preferred • Proficient in MS Excel and MS Word • Must have a valid class 5 (or better) driver’s license with clean drivers abstract • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers • Must be able to work under pressure • Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies • The successful candidate must successfully complete a site pre-access drug and alcohol test • Ability to work cooperatively independently and with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment
/Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate./
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