Aggregate Lab Technician

Minnesota Department of Transportation
September 8, 2020
Rochester, MN
Job Type


At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. How would you like to serve as a Aggregate Lab Technician? You will verify and record incoming material samples and conduct all aspects of standardized and specific materials lab testing! Other duties include but are not limited to:
Perform difficult, non-routine materials test for special studies, circumstances and investigations.
Calculate test results and input data to generate standardized reports.
Performs preliminary analysis of test results.
Reports known deficiencies to Chief Inspector and verifies corrections of known deficiencies to ensure the project complies with project documents.
Maintain and assist in the testing and calibration of materials lab equipment.
Assist in the delivery of technical certification program training.
Perform snow & ice activities.

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

11 paid holidays per year
Earn up to 29 paid vacation days a year
Earn 13 days paid sick time
Defined pension plan
Paid life insurance
Short & long-term disability available
Training opportunities
And more!


We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.


Must possess or have the ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License with no Air Brake restriction within 5 months of initial placement into the position, permit within 3 months.

  • Two years of experience performing materials testing
  • One year of experience performing materials testing or related activities and one year in construction inspection.

    Note: A Two year Civil or Construction Technology Degree or the following four-year degrees: Architectural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering; Land Surveying/Geomatics; or equivalent may substitute for one year of experience. (In order for education coursework to be considered in lieu of work experience you must submit a copy of your transcripts).

Candidates must have at least four of the following certifications: Aggregate Production
Level 1 & 2 Grading & Base
Level 1 & 2 Bituminous Plant
Level 1 Concrete Plant
Level 1 Concrete Field
Concrete Strength
Bituminous Street 1 & 2

APPLY ONLINE BY 9/18/2020:

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