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Lab Technician
Title:Lab Technician
Salary Range:$18-$24
Job Location:Louisville, KY



This is a skilled position responsible for working with a team to accurately and consistently test materials related to asphalt production in a timely manner. This will involve the breakdown of road and quarry material, producing and testing specimens, analyzing data, and problem solving. The lab technician will report to the Quality Control Manager.


  • Observe safe work practices at all times
  • Follow quality control guidelines and industry approved standards in preparing and testing samples
  • Study and pass tests to obtain state D.O.T., county, city, etc. certifications
  • Evaluate and analyze test results and take corrective action when needed
  • Assist in general maintenance and calibration of all laboratory and road equipment.
  • Collect samples from existing roads, quarries, and plant locations for evaluation.
  • Use shovels, core drills, large circular saws, density gauges or any other light to heavy duty equipment necessary for collecting samples.
  • Be able to pass D.O.T. physical with a clean driving record in order to use a company truck.
  • Employee must be able to communicate with all levels of the organization about the lab, its components, needs, issues, and any enhancements that will provide additional efficiency gains. Must have the ability to provide accurate and timely information about the lab’s daily operations, results and corrective measures taken. Must be pro-active in troubleshooting, and maintain the work environment without a compromise to any required regulations, quality of work or safe work practices.


  • Interpersonal skills
  • Time Management
  • Communication skills
  • Confidence Abilities
  • Demonstrate professionalism
  • Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Multi-task and set priorities effectively
  • Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination
  • Accomplish goals in a team environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent sense of balance
  • Possess a positive “can do” attitude


Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This position is performed in outside weather conditions

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to use proper personal protection equipment. Use of sunscreen and long sleeves is recommended.

Required Education and Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants must hold a Regular Operator (Class D) driving license. Applicant must have no felonies that are violent in nature and/or theft related in the last 7 years. Applicant must have reliable transportation to and from job site. Associates or Bachelor's degree in a construction or science related field or 2 years work experience in laboratory/testing required

Job Details
* Federal contractor
* Work opportunities tax credit hires include Veterans

Job Salary and Benefits
* Salary range {$18-$24 experience dependent}
* Working days vary between weekdays and weekends
* 40 hours per week or more
* Travel may be requirement to remain employed
* Normal work shifts: First (day), but could vary
* Overtime may be required for this position
* The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular
* Leave benefits include Paid Holidays once requirements are met
* Retirement benefits include 401K
* Insurance benefits include Dental, Health, Life, Disability, and Vision
* Miscellaneous benefits include Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Job Recruitment Information
Use Apply Now button below to submit your application or apply in person at 3800 Crittenden Drive, Louisville, KY between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Disclaimer: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


EOE – M/F/Disabled/Veteran
Women and Minorities encouraged to apply
VERRA Federal Contractor
Our priority for referrals of protected veterans is highly desired


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