Construction Materials Testing Technicians

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/19/2023 1:13 PM)
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NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.


As engineers, architects, construction/program managers, environmental professionals and beyond, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.


NV5 is looking for Construction Materials Testing Technicians located in the New Jersey, New York areas.


  • Has the knowledge and eagerness to learn and demonstrates ability to accurately perform testing according to recognized standards. The successful candidates will be provided hands on training regarding common field testing and inspection standards used in the construction industry for soils, concrete, reinforcing steel, masonry, and asphalt including ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician - Grade I, etc.
  • Perform daily field testing and occasional laboratory testing on soils, concrete and asphalt.
  • Performs field testing and measurements with the direction of project manager, field supervisor and engineering manager or supervisors.
  • Perform field testing of soil, concrete, masonry, and asphalt associated with civil engineering construction projects including ASTM, AASHTO requirements.
  • Notifies supervisor, and/or project manager of problems and deviations from plans and specifications.
  • Complete and comprehensive communication with project personnel to ensure the effective management of the project.
  • Performs field equipment maintenance and calibration.
  • Perform field inspection, testing and sampling as needed.
  • Ability to make good decisions using sound, professional judgment.
  • Physical ability to perform labor-intensive work including but not limited the safe handling and transport of concrete samples, soil samples, and other lab related materials.
  • Communicates and interfaces effectively with clients and co-workers.
  • Possesses effective written, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team involving staff, clients and outside agencies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, including identifying data quality issues.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel).


  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preferred: Minimum 2 years’ experience in the field.
  • Ability to follow directions, procedures and learn repetitive tasks.
  • Driver's License and insurable driving record.


  • Preferred: Nuclear Gauge Cert; ACI; NJ DCA

Office/Lab location: Rahway - NJ


The pay range for this New York City position is $20.00- $30.00 per hour; however, base pay offered may be higher or lower depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience of the candidate. Restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the salary transparency provisions of the NYCHRL. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via the NV5 careers site.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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