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Alaska Testlab is the best choice for construction materials testing and inspection.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Be a part of a company that cares about your personal success and career development. At Alaska Testlab, we provide the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in a career that affords travel, challenges, and continuing education. With projects across the state, we increase staff seasonally to meet the demands of construction and project schedules. We are always looking for the right person to join our team. So if you are driven, motivated, not afraid of hard work, and are looking for a career that grows with your personal efforts, we encourage to you apply.
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ADMINISTRATION ASSISTANT - SEASONAL
The Alaska Testlab Administrative Assistant is our technical systems and administrative assistant who, under the supervision of the Office Manager, performs the “behind the scenes” work with systems, processes, and document management that helps makes things work for our client-facing staff and, more importantly, our clients. The Administrative Assistant acts as a dispatcher, coordinates schedules and projects, addresses client queries and assists with data entry for payroll and reporting, as well as coordinating logistics. A fast paced and challenging work environment.
LABORATORY TECHNICIAN 1 - SEASONAL
Laboratory Technicians are responsible for performing asphalt, concrete, and aggregate testing in accordance with published standards and ATL laboratory policies and procedures. More experienced Laboratory Technicians will assist less experienced Laboratory and Materials Technicians with methods and procedures in the laboratory, help maintain equipment and perform calibrations and maintenance as needed.

Some of the core functions include:

• Know and understand the Quality System Manual
• Know and understand ASTM, AASHTO, ATM, WAQTC, and other laboratory test procedures.
• Know and understand how to perform calibrations
• Perform testing in the laboratory on construction materials to include modified Proctors, sieve analyses, plasticity index tests, soil classification, and other soil, asphalt, and concrete tests.
• Interact with clients bringing samples and collect appropriate information.
• Perform calculations of test data and check data calculations of less experienced personnel. .
• Assist with data back-checking and corrections.
• Help maintain the overall lab cleanliness and with sample disposal.


A fast paced and challenging position that is physically demanding.
MATERIALS TECHNICIAN l, ll & lll - SEASONAL
Materials Technicians are responsible for performing field testing and construction inspection in accordance with published standards and ATL laboratory policies and procedures. This position primarily utilizes a 40lb gauge to run tests on construction materials in the field. This position is also responsible for making concrete cylinders, collecting samples, and performs laboratory testing as needed.
Some of the core functions include:

• Perform field testing on various construction materials including soil, aggregate, concrete, and asphalt
• Based on experience, perform inspection duties related to anchors, soil, and asphalt construction.
• Perform soil compaction/density testing on multiple projects in accordance with ASTM and project specifications.
• Monitor work procedures for compliance with project specifications.
• Prepare and submit written daily field reports summarizing daily activities/observation and density test calculations and results.
• Communicate with office, contractors, clients, and on-site personnel about schedule, testing, and results.
• Deliver concrete and soil samples to the lab and properly in process samples.
• Maintain equipment and vehicles.
• Perform testing in the laboratory on construction materials.


A fast paced, physically demanding position that requires teamwork and client interaction
INSPECTOR l, ll & lll - SEASONAL
• Inspectors perform special inspections in accordance with the International Building Code, plans, specifications, ATL policies and other published standards, under the supervision of a professional engineer. Inspectors inspect and observe construction projects and monitor work procedures for compliance with project specifications.

Some of the core functions include:

• Field testing and inspection duties related to soil, concrete, masonry, wood, asphalt, fireproofing, architectural aspects, finish systems, and rack construction.
• Prepare and submit clear, concise, and legible daily reports of observations and test results.
• Document test data, results, and observations.
• Communicate daily and as needed with supervisors, coworkers, clients, contractors, owners, municipal employees, and engineering staff.
• Proactively work towards additional certifications and licenses.
• Maintain company vehicle and equipment in good working order.
• Proven dependability and capability on job site. Proven positive client interaction and presentability.
FIELD SUPERVISOR - SEASONAL
The Field Supervisor directs material technicians on projects, and helps facilitate the ongoing training of newer personnel on ATL processes and field procedures, and provides assistance to special inspectors and clients relating to projects. Some of the core functions include:

• Monitor work procedures for compliance with project specifications.
• Routinely train and mentor lower level technicians and inspectors.
• Field testing and inspection duties related to soil, concrete, masonry, wood, asphalt, fireproofing, architectural aspects, finish systems, and rack construction.
• Prepare and submit clear, concise, and legible daily reports of observations and test results.
• Communicate daily and as needed with supervisors, coworkers, clients, contractors, owners, municipal employees, and engineering staff.
• Develop in-house procedures for compliance with test procedures, assists with format for data presentation, and trains personnel as needed in field and laboratory testing and inspection.
MATERIALS ENGINEER l,ll, & lll - SEASONAL TO FULL TIME
A Materials Engineer provides special engineering oversight of construction projects in accordance with the International Building Code, specifications, ATL policies and published standards. A Material Engineer is responsible for materials engineering assistance to in-house personnel, clients, and others as required. This position involves analyses of material properties, and testing results, determining quantities for proposals, mix designs, proposals, and provides geotechnical test result and code interpretations. Ability to read plans and specifications, and knowledge of ACI-318, International Building Code, and construction practices is critical and client development. Some of the core functions include:

  • Perform engineering calculations in support of materials engineering projects.
  • Seek bidding opportunities and work on client development.
  • Prepare fee proposals for new projects.
  • Provide overall project management on projects.
  • Prepare and complete mix designs.
  • Assist Laboratory Supervisor with preparations for Proficiency Program Inspections and all sample testing relating to certification programs.
  • Assist with corrections and responses to noted deficiencies.
  • Manage budgets and schedules of assigned projects.
  • Coordinate with government agencies, client staff, and other professionals to obtain information and approvals.
  • Conduct periodic site visits to construction sites to monitor quality and progress of the work.
  • Write and edit engineering reports and review field inspection/testing results under supervision.
  • Review project plans and estimate inspection and testing costs.
  • Review geotechnical test date (triax, shear, permeability) for accuracy and interpret results.

BENEFITS
Alaska Testlab offers the following benefits:

• Employee & Dependent Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability
• Paid Time Off
• 401K
• Flexible Spending Plan

Alaska Testlab is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran, and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, or military status.