Element Materials Technology

  • Construction Materials Engineering Technician

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Construction Materials Engineering Technician.  In this role you will work with Project Managers and Staff Engineers to schedule and perform the daily laboratory tests for the field staff.  This includes planning and performing non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity, and selecting appropriate guidelines to resolve problems that arise and are not fully covered by precedents. 



    • Ensure compliance with safety rules, company policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws
    • Undertake research and testing procedures to ensure they meet current needs.
    • Provide technical advice about the suitability of materials
    • Skills to communicate and monitor and ensure progress toward attainment of location and company goals
    • Perform soil, bituminous and concrete testing each day as specified and on schedule. These duties will be required in the lab & field

    Skills / Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor's degree in related field preferred
    • Three years of direct or related experience desired
    • Must have valid driver’s license, or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment
    • ACI Laboratory Certification or attain within 2-3 months of employment. 
    • Mn/DOT soil and bituminous certifications or attain within 2-3 months of employment
    • Travel is required. Some will be out of town


    This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


    This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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