Technician – Concrete Materials Laboratory

Full-Time Position In Skokie, Illinois (HQ)

Materials Testing

CTLGroup is an internationally-recognized leader in the consulting and materials science industry with more than 100 years of knowledge and expertise to compliment our success. Our Materials Testing group is looking for a Technician to join their team and work alongside our Concrete Materials testing team. Why not join one of the most comprehensive testing and research facilities in cementitious materials, chemical admixtures, mortars, construction products and structural systems? Submit your application below if you feel that you are a right fit for this position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively performs and monitors tests in the lab or field and demonstrates initiative by offering/suggesting alternative procedures to enhance efficiency and accuracy;
  • Collects and records data with assistance will investigate unusual test results. Reports conclusions to supervisor/manager;
  • Demonstrates teamwork by assisting in other areas within the department and other departments as needed;
  • Fabricate and/or prepare test specimens and test fixtures;
  • Assemble, adjust and calibrate test equipment;
  • Receive and place test specimens in the lab using various equipment;
  • Install appropriate measuring and data collection equipment;
  • Perform and monitor tests in the lab or field. And implement alternative procedures to enhance efficiency;
  • Proactively maintains supply and equipment inventory;
  • Keep tools and equipment in working order and facilitate repairs or replacements as needed;
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly work environment;
  • Participate in professional development activities in order to maintain and/or enhance work knowledge or skills;
  • Demonstrate awareness of employee safety by performing duties in accordance with company and OSHA guidelines;
  • Maintain high ethical standards by using sound judgment that benefits both CTLGroup and its customers


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED;
  • Minimum of 0-2 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Quick learner;
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with a team to obtain optimum results.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associates degree;
  • ACI certifications.

Physical and Travel Demands

  • Some work may be performed in confined spaces and at heights in excess of six feet;
  • Required to lift 20-30 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds on occasion;
  • Some work is performed in a laboratory environment or in the field where the following conditions may apply: exposure to chemicals, noise, dust, variations in temperature and humidity, fumes and various types of equipment listed above;
  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) whenever necessary;
  • May require working additional hours;
  • Travel is typically not required for this position.

*This job description describes the general nature of the position. The above declarations are not intended to be a complete list of responsibilities, skills and abilities required to do the job.

Join the team

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