Transportation Technician 3 - In-Training


Organization : Washington State Department of Transportation
Job Category : Engineering and Technology
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : WA
City : Tumwater
Salary and Benefits : $17.15 - $32.37 Hourly

The Opportunity: The WSDOT State Materials Laboratory in Tumwater, WA is currently seeking Transportation Technicians to join their team. These non-permanent positions will be assigned to one of the following laboratory units: Liquid Asphalt Laboratory, Structural Materials Laboratory, and Bituminous Mixtures Laboratory.

The future incumbents will conduct various testing to determine quality and acceptability of materials for use on highway construction projects. They will perform semi-skilled to complex technical testing within the standards, specifications, and procedures. Additionally, they will be responsible for entering samples and test data into the MATS reporting database and present test results to project offices. To be successful in these positions, we are looking for individuals who can work independently but also in a team environment.

We are looking for individuals with outstanding attention to detail and fully understand engineering practices and principles. If you have these skills and knowledge, we encourage you to apply. At WSDOT, we honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust. If you would like to join our team-oriented and continuous improvement environment, with a great deal of career stability and growth, definitely consider a career opportunity with WSDOT.

Note: This position is covered by a union shop provision. Therefore, as a condition of employment, you are required to become a member of the PTE, Local 17, or arrange to pay that union a representational fee. The union shop requirement shall be effective on the first day of the month following the employee’s initial 30 days in this classification.

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