Construction Materials Testing Technician |  Lufkin, TX & Melissa, TX

Posted 05-25-18

EST, Inc. is seeking a Construction Materials Testing Technician with a strong knowledge of the industry to join our team. A qualified candidate must be able to work as part of a team, be reliable, have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with lab operations, project specific observations and site assessment duties.

We have an immediate need for a technician in Lufkin, TX and Melissa, TX.

EST, Inc. is a full-service engineering firm, with well-established offices located throughout Oklahoma and in North Texas. EST, Inc. works with numerous clients that include state agencies, city and county governments, private organizations and Native American Tribes.

Benefits: Competitive Wages, Company Matching 401K, Personal Time Off, Paid Training for Required Certifications, and Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.

Responsibilities and Duties:

• Perform field tests according to prescribed procedures and standards

• Collect soil and concrete samples, prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports

• Use specialized equipment and apparatus to prepare reports and/or technical data

• Operate computer systems and peripheral equipment

• Maintain results log

• Confer with Engineering staff on test efforts

• Set up, maintain, and calibrate equipment

• Serve in a lead worker capacity providing work direction and training to lower level technician staff

• May require some lifting and carrying. Field assignments may require travel and/or work to be preformed on site.

• Work with other task team members and leaders. Considerable contact with clients, subcontractors, and vendors expected.


• Able to prepare reports and documentation

• Attention to detail

• Ability to work with minimal supervision

• Leadership and interpersonal skills

• Requires the ability to lift / carry a case that weighs 95 pounds and push up to 250 pounds in a wheelbarrow

• Must be able to pass a background check and drug screening

• Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License

Applicable Certifications:

• TXAPA Level 1A

• TXAPA Level 2

• TXAPA SB101, 102, & 103

• ACI certified in field sampling and specimen testing

Education Requirements

• High school diploma or equivalent

EST offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, etc.

If this sounds like you, please email your cover letter and resume to



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