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Aerotek Material Testing Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Job Title: Material Testing Technician

Job Description

  • Seeking a detail-oriented Material Testing Technician to join our team.

  • This role involves working predominantly in the field, taking samples of concrete and soil to ensure the stability of the ground for construction projects.

  • You will spend most of your time testing construction materials such as soil and concrete to ensure they comply with building plans and specifications.

  • This position is crucial for quality control, ensuring that streets and buildings are constructed correctly. While experience in material testing is a plus, we are willing to train candidates with construction labor experience or anything specifically related to building structures.

  • You will work independently 90% of the day, driving to 3-4 job sites daily.

  • Our typical projects include utilities, street construction, and commercial buildings.

  • This role requires flexibility and willingness to work long hours, particularly during the summer months. If you are looking to get hands-on experience in the construction field and seek career growth and longevity in the material testing field, this opportunity is for you.


  • Material Testing

  • Quality Control

  • Construction

  • Soil Testing

  • Basic Math Skills

Work Environment

The work environment consists of 90% field work and 10% office work. Sites are primarily undeveloped landscapes with dirt and concrete, and you will be outside in various elements all day. Training will be provided alongside a lead technician.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.