In this position, you will be
eading the aggregate based mix design
testing, and e
nsuring staff are current in EH&
perational practices and
You will work closely with
field representatives to prioritize and complete
designs to meet the needs of each project, internal or external.
Primary Duties and
as a member of the Innovation Team
which supports customers and R&D projects
Manage priorities and resources for
Mix Design and Performance Testing Laboratories
design status, priorities, schedule, and lab utilization to field enginee
and upper management.
Manage equipment to maintain 100% readiness
Maintain superior quality standards for equipment, data analysis and reporting
Have a c
lear understanding of
all EH&S training i
s current and
a safe work environment i
s maintained as well as performing
various EH&S tasks including inspections.
Hands on knowledge of mix design and research/developmental procedures to ensure endeavors meet
performance objectives and applicable guidel
ines or specifications (AASHTO, ASTM, or State DOT).
Develop design and testing guidelines to supplement or unify individual standards, such as from
AASHTO or ASTM.
Establish and maintain calibration and preventive maintenance programs for the Mix Design
Performance Testing Laboratories, including active involvement in AMRL certification related activities
insuring that all programs are current.
Maintain good design and research records that others can follow and understand.
date in the
Provide annual and intermediate term goals, aligning with priorities established by upper management.
Provide direction and supervision of subordinates. Offer encouragement and feedback using
anagement processes (goal setting, consistent performance reviews, daily coaching) to
communicate and align employee performance with company goals.
Encourage field and professional development opportunities for direct reports.
Safely performing all duties
while following all applicable rules, guidelines, laws and regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
Limited travel for training may be required.
Bachelor’s degree in C
Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, C
Engineering, or related
Master’s degree, is a
7 to 10 years’
lab operations experience, required.
in asphalt rel
Skills and Competencies:
Thorough knowledge of laboratory safety policies and procedures, chemical hazards, and other
precautions in order to promote an effective and safe workplace
Thorough working knowledge of p
erformance testing equipment
Strong ability to manage projects
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, required.
Demonstrated computer proficiency including Word, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint
orough working knowledge of asphalt and emulsion mix desi
gn processes and specifications,
Configure, test, calibrate, and maintain Performance Testing Equipment
Maintain the computer operating systems and data transfer for the
Performance Testing Equipment
Working knowledge of data collections devices, sensors, and transducers
Participate in industry organ
izations such as AASHTO or ASTM, preferred.
reports to the
Senior Manager, Design Group
one direct report with potential to grow.
Advises, leads, consults and coordinates with:
Innovation Group co
Road Science business associates.
Vendors, consultants, and customers.
Working environment is in a laboratory. The job requires some physical work that can involve routine
lifting, climbing, bending, stooping, crouching and extended time standing
Extended time on a computer