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Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our team in Jacksonville, FL. Works under general supervision to provide moderately complex test analytical support to environmental, engineering, field, laboratory, and / or design projects. Performs standardized assignments under supervision, including drafting simple standard reports, operating standard testing equipment or software of moderate complexity, and performing routine analysis procedures.


Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct tests and investigations in the laboratory to obtain data for use by engineering personnel in determining engineering properties of soil, bedrock, and construction materials
  • Prepare samples for testing, record data, and prepare summary reports
  • Perform analysis or calculations to check accuracy, applicability, and reasonableness of the testing data
  • Perform laboratory tests according to prescribed procedures, processes, and standards
  • Set up, maintain, and calibrate equipment

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

  • May perform a variety of non-technical tasks designed to assist others in preparing for and / or conducting office, laboratory, or field activities
  • May assist in other non-technical projects as appropriate

Skills / Qualifications


  • 0 - 3+ years of construction materials testing and / or laboratory experience either on commercial projects or transportation construction projects
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to prepare reports and documentation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of Excel
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours as required
  • Must pass drug test, physical, background check and must have a satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s driving (MVR) policy


  • ACI laboratory certifications
  • FDOT (CTQP) laboratory certifications

Company Overview

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 around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, 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. www.woodplc.com

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.


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