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Entry-Level Construction Materials Testing Technician

Olsson Associates

Olsson Associates

Fayetteville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

As an Entry-Level Construction Materials and Testing (CMT) Technician at Olsson, you'll be trained to perform geotechnical materials testing, construction observation, and inspections for diverse projects. You'll work closely with clients, engineers, and contractors, contributing to special inspections and materials testing for various projects like roadways, bridges, and more, following industry standards.

Your responsibilities will include using field and laboratory testing equipment on various materials, ensuring project safety, compliance, and structural integrity. You'll witness construction projects from start to finish, making a significant impact in a dynamic and demanding environment.

You will work in all types of terrain and weather conditions.

This position includes:

  • The use of a company truck for transportation to and from job sites
  • Applicable PPE (personal protective equipment) provided
  • Work boot reimbursement program
  • Company issued laptop
  • Cell phone reimbursement options
  • Receive fully paid training, opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and gain hands-on experience by shadowing seasoned professionals


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving history
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner
  • ACI Grade I and Nuclear Gauge certifications preferred but not required

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson 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, age, or military status.