Concrete Lab Manager

Requisition Number:  12450
Company:  WECTEC Staffing Svcs LLC
Location: 

Chesapeake, VA, US, 23320

Summary: This position will oversee and manage a team of laboratory technicians who will carry out a variety of tasks that includes properly performing, recording and reporting the results of basic laboratory test procedures for soils and concrete (for compaction, particle size, quality, and chemical composition).  This position will also perform field technician duties as needed.

 

Job Responsibilities:         

  • Supervising and monitoring laboratory activities to ensure that the work is executed in a timely manner and in accordance with the client and project requirements and within company policies, procedures and standards
  • Establishing and maintaining an organized and safe work environment
  • Providing administrative oversight of the laboratory to ensure that data, reports, and information required to serve the client are accurately reported and completed in a timely manner
  • Overseeing the calibration, documentation and maintenance of the laboratory equipment (inventory) to maintain AMRL, AASHTO, and WACEL laboratory accreditation certificates
  • Evaluating the performance of all employees within the laboratory and assist staff to achieve professional development and growth, consistent with company policies and procedures
  • Performing and overseeing complex laboratory tests on soil, and concrete; and preparing reports of results
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • P.E. / G.E. or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Requires in-depth knowledge of tests performed by a materials testing laboratory for soils and concrete (ASTM, CTM, AASHTO, VTM)
  • Concrete Strength Testing & Soils Laboratory

 

Core Competencies: 

  • Ability to organize tasks and priorities to meet deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently and within cross-functional teams to achieve goals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Valid driver’s license and good-standing driving record
  • Some travel will be required

 

 

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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