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Lab Coordinator (Transportation Specialist Senior or Advanced)

By June 3, 2022

Department of Transportation

Are you interested in making a positive impact on Wisconsin’s infrastructure by performing materials testing and acting as the primary contact person for the North Central Region laboratory?

The WI Department of Transportation (WisDOT), Division of Transportation System Development (DTSD) is seeking an interested and qualified individual to fill a Lab Coordinator (Transportation Specialist Senior or Advanced) for the North Central Region!

This full-time position will be headquartered in Rhinelander, WI.

This position is located in the Technical Services Section, DTSD Regional Office under the general supervision of the Technical Services (Engineering) Supervisor. This position has extensive authority and provides material testing for construction and maintenance purposes as well with administration through the Quality Management (QMP) and Independent Assurance (IAP) Programs that are federally mandated. Testing requires independent verification of the state’s sampling and testing procedures for quality control of materials used in federal and state funded highway projects.

The essential function of this position is to perform various complex and technical tests for materials acceptance following AASHTO or ASTM procedures and utilizing specific testing equipment on the physical properties of materials including, but not limited to: soils, salt, mineral aggregate, hot mix asphalt (HMA) and Portland cement concrete (PCC) and to compare test results to the Standard Specifications and Quality Management Program (QMP) requirements.

In addition, this position serves as the primary contact person for the region laboratory daily activities and assists with determining job assignments of Limited Term Employees (LTE), Student Engineer Trainees (SET), and consultants;  ensures the region materials laboratory remains qualified by maintaining, calibrating, and keeping a current inventory of testing equipment in good working order;  performs and documents independent assurance testing and reviews;  assists with training and mentoring project personnel (WisDOT, consultants, and contractors) on the proper methods of sampling and testing materials incorporated in the construction of bridges and highways; and assists with completion of interim and final reviews of material records including processing the Final Test.

Applications will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis until the position is filled. The first application review deadline is 11:59pm on Sunday, June 19th, 2022.

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To apply for this job email your details to allison.strullmyer@dot.wi.gov

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