Construction Materials Tester (CMT)

Baton Rouge, LA | Bench Order

Post Date: 09/29/2017 Job ID: 38084 Industry: None

FTS is seeking qualified Construction Materials Testers (CMTs) for FT positions in Baton Rouge.

*_PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES _*Responsible for sampling and testing of asphalt, concrete and soils and the field inspection of miscellaneous construction activities including pile driving, paving and earthwork monitoring. Assist in the training/mentoring of lower level technicians.


  • Push a wheel barrow, loaded with concrete, around a construction site with uneven and rutted ground surface

  • Lift up to 50 lbs to shoulder height

  • Climb in/out of the back of a pick-up truck and shallow trenches

  • Use shovels and picks for digging and sampling

  • Walk and move around formed areas with rebar in-place and various other obstructions, prior to and during concrete placing activities

  • Bend or squat to lift or move around objects on a construction site

  • Use various hand tools, such as saws, hammers and wrenches

Construction materials testing experience with applicable certifications

  • ACI Grade 1 Certification HIGHLY PREFERRED .

  • Computer literacy required.

  • Good math and science skills required.

  • Valid driver s license (clean MVR) required.

  • Ability to pass a background check, physical and drug/alcohol test required.

  • Willing/able to work extended hours and weekends as needed required.

  • Must have a good attitude and an attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Write required reports legibly and accurately

  • Have reliable transportation and be punctual

  • Ability to obtain certifications as required

  • OSHA certification preferred

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