Company: Wood
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Construction Materials Testing Senior Laboratory Technician with extensive experience in the materials testing sector to join our West Palm Beach project team. Join our team of specialists who provide materials testing and geotechnical quality assurance as an integral component to design, and ensure projects are built with the safest and most sustainable materials. We provide materials testing and quality assurance services on some of the biggest projects in Florida.

Wood was recently selected to provide the Quality Control testing for several large projects in South Florida that requires an onsite laboratory. The successful candidate will be assigned as the Senior Laboratory Technician for that laboratory.

Key Responsibilities :


  • Assist with management and supervision of Wood's West Palm Beach STA 2 Project testing laboratory
  • Assist with administration and participation in the USACE Laboratory Validation Audit
  • Laboratory Testing of soils, aggregates, concrete, and Asphalt in strict accordance the American Standard Testing Materials (ASTM) standards and USACE Test Methods
  • Laboratory Testing of Construction Materials (Earthwork and Concrete)
  • Implementation and adherence of the laboratory Health & Safety program
  • Arranging for and conducting equipment maintenance and calibrations as required
  • Training and mentoring laboratory staff, and tracking of training records
  • Preparation and distribution of laboratory testing reports, and liaison with Wood's Project Team


Skills / Qualifications

Role Requirements :



  • 10+ years of laboratory testing and supervisory experience
  • Experience testing and reporting of FDOT and USACE samples considered an asset
  • Experienced with civil construction practices and relevant testing standards and USACE Methods
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel
  • Familiar with Quality Management Systems
  • Strong written, verbal communication and people management skills
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving experience
  • Willing to work overtime, if required

Desired Certifications :



  • CTQP Aggregate Base Testing Technician
  • CTQP Aggregate Testing Technician
  • CTQP Concrete Laboratory Technician Level I
  • CTQP LBR Technician
  • CTQP Qualified Sampler Technician
  • CTQP QC Manager


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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