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Lab Manager - Construction Materials Testing in Bethlehem, PA at Pennoni

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management. Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and learn how best to integrate “smart” solutions into the current landscape to make them a part of resilient and sustainable planning. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.

 

 

Job Description

Pennoni is currently looking for a Laboratory Manager with experience consistent, but not limited to:

  • Supervise others performing construction materials laboratory testing. 
  • Perform construction materials testing in the laboratory per ASTM, AASHTO, PTM and AWWA standards.
  • Meet deadlines.  
  • Manage workload and staffing to help ensure efficiency and profitability. 
  • Ensure that the laboratory is a clean, organized and well maintained work space. 
  • Ensure that samples are handled, tested and reported in accordance with the standards and specifications.  
  • Construction materials testing includes Portland cement concrete; Portland cement; masonry products, including block, pavers and cast stone; high performance concrete; freeze/thaw; basic and complex soils testing; aggregate, and mix designs.
  • Enforce laboratory quality procedures and methods.  
  • Assist with laboratory accreditation efforts, including quality document, audits and proficiency samples. 
  • Assist with staffing and personnel responsibilities.  Invoicing and collecting of receivables
  • 1-3 direct reports

 

 

Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

 

Job Requirements

  • Required education: BS in Engineering or Material Science.
  • Minimum years of work experience: 3-5.
  • Minimum years of management experience (if any): 0-3. 
  • Licenses required: Not required, but a PE or the ability to obtain a PE license is a plus.
  • Computer skills required: Must be proficient with Windows based software. Microsoft Windows and the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Will need to be able to work with and become proficient in the basic industry soils software and laboratory information management systems (databases).