February 08, 2022

Construction Materials Testing Technician – Entry Level (Sutton, MA)

John Turner Consulting, Inc. (JTC) is looking for Entry Level Materials Testing Technicians to join our engineering team to serve our Connecticut Department of Transportation commitment.

  • Successful candidates will possess an outstanding attention to detail, can read and understand construction plans, accurately document and report collected information, and possess the ability to communicate effectively with clients.
  • This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience.
  • The individual will assist in performing field testing of soils and concrete.
  • Must have strong work ethic, ability to work independently, be detail oriented and organized, and able to successfully pass written and practical certification exams once the training period is complete.


  • Perform soils and aggregate lab and field testing, sample retrieval, and precast concrete inspection and testing at the fabrication plant
  • Perform internal and external inspections to determine if construction elements meet the acceptance criteria of a specific code, standard or document
  • Interpret regulations, codes and industry standards to apply to daily tests and inspections
  • Compile and submit inspection reports, daily
  • Perform other construction materials testing and inspection, when necessary
  • Lifting required 60 to 80 lbs.
  • Basic math, writing and communication skills required


The ideal candidate will have 0 to 2 years’ experience and:

  • Ability to work safely and efficiently while being assigned multiple tasks
  • Thrives in a workplace where Positive Attitude, Self-direction, Motivation, and Personal Accountability are recognized and rewarded
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office, Including Word, Excel, and Power Point preferred
  • An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with peers, supervisors, clients, subcontractors and regulators
  • Work flexible shifts and to adapt to changing work schedules, including nights and weekends when necessary
  • Dependable transportation with a valid driver’s license with acceptable violation history
  • Some construction-related experience will be advantageous

We will train the right candidate in the field of soils, concrete, and asphalt.

An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee
Job Types: Full-time
Please submit resumes to ngaucher@consultjtc.com.
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