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Kansas Department of Transportation* Engineering Technician Series - Req # 204267 in Kansas City, Kansas

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Position Summary:

This position is located at the Materials & Research Center in Topeka within the Bureau of Research. This position gathers and processes information needed for research projects. Physical tasks required to be done for research projects are also performed.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

+ Assists in the field on pavement research projects as well as on other long- and short-term research projects so that experimental features can be evaluated.

+ Assists as a part of a field crew evaluating experimental bridge deck features such as overlays, seals, special concrete, repairs, construction methods, etc.

+ Drives special test vehicles or operates other test equipment for road and bridge condition surveys to obtain roughness readings of the surface.

+ Maintains and cleans field equipment and the laboratory work area; also helps with loading and unloading field equipment and samples, so that all necessary details of various jobs are taken care of.

+ Assists as part of a lab crew assisting in making concrete mixes, concrete research testing, and other specimen making as well as laboratory research or testing work including, but not limited to, data assembly and reduction, data entry and drafting.

+ Receives technology transfer through schools, presentations, computer-aided-learning, and written reports and instructions.

+ Performs other duties as assigned, which may include pavement management surveys, asphalt or other specialized surveys.

+ Complete the progression program to Engineering Technician. Attend and successfully complete training and pass written and demonstration tests that are required for Research ETA to progress to Research ET within one year. Complete CIT course for concrete field-testing technician, aggregate lab and aggregate field certification. Complete and maintain AAP.

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