Senior Concrete Research Technician

High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTech) is an infrastructure-centered firm focusing on practice, research, policy, and technology transfer.  HPTech was established in 2003 with the primary purpose of serving the U.S. federal government at their facilities and project sites.  Our uniqueness lies in our ability to integrate physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, planning, and policy when developing and delivering infrastructure solutions.

 

​HPTech is currently pursuing an upcoming major federal contract, and we are identifying candidates who would be interested in working with us should we be awarded the contract.  At this stage, we are looking for a Senior Concrete Research Technician who will be responsible for assisting concrete research engineers in the execution of research projects and maintaining cleanliness/order of the laboratory. Duties may include, but not limited to, making concrete formwork, mixing concrete, coring, preparing concrete specimens for testing purposes, maintaining general lab cleanliness, moving items with a forklift or crane, basic rigging, and installing instrumentation under the supervision of an concrete research engineer. The work will be performed in a state-of-the-art concrete laboratory at a government facility.

 

Qualifications

  • At least a high school diploma required, an Associate degree in Civil Engineering Technology preferred.

  • At least 12 years of experience as a construction materials  technician.

  • Proficiency in performing various ASTM and AASHTO test procedures, including ASTM C39, ASTM C78, ASTM C150, ASTM C157, ASTM C469, ASTM C496, ASTM C512, ASTM C595, ASTM C1556, ASTM C1585, ASTM C1856, AASHTO TP119, and AASHTO PP84.

  • Demonstrated expertise with concrete materials testing systems (hydraulic, electrical, mechanical), conditioning systems (humidity and temperature control devices, curing tanks, vacuum pumps), and instrumentation systems for collecting data.

  • Excellent verbal, and writing skills.

  • Excellent team and collaborative skills.

  • NRMCA Concrete Technologist Level 4 certification.

This anticipated position, which is contingent upon the contract award to HPTech, would be based in McLean, Virginia.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

For timely consideration, apply online by August 17, 2022 at:

HPTech is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.