AMRL Laboratory Assessors perform on-site evaluations of construction materials testing (CMT) laboratories located in all fifty states, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Guam. This is a full-time, entry-level position that offers a unique opportunity to travel. Assessors inspect each laboratory’s testing equipment, observe the performance of testing procedures in accordance with AASHTO and/or ASTM standards, and review quality management system documentation. Construction materials currently included in the scope of our programs are asphalt, aggregate, soil, metals, plastic pipe, and sprayed fire-resistive material (SFRM).
Education and Other Requirements
A four-year degree in science (geology, environmental, etc.) or engineering (civil, mechanical, industrial, materials, environmental) is required. Advanced degrees are not desired for this entry-level position. Equivalent and relevant experience will be considered in lieu of the education requirement.
We provide rigorous training – no prior CMT experience is required. Previous customer service experience is a plus. Interested candidates must have the willingness and ability to travel independently and extensively (at least 110 days per year, two or three continuous weeks at a time). Additional requirements include a valid state driver’s license with a sound driving record, strong oral communication and technical writing skills, and the ability to drive at least 400 miles per day (on occasion).
Laboratory Assessors must live within a reasonable commuting distance of Frederick, Maryland. Frederick is located about one hour west of Baltimore, MD and one hour northwest of Washington, DC, at the intersection of Interstates 70 and 270.
We offer an excellent compensation package, including generous vacation and sick leave allowance, 10 paid holidays per year, health/dental/life insurance at no cost to the employee, long-term disability insurance, Family Medical Leave (FMLA), a 403(b) tax-deferred annuity program with company matching, tuition reimbursement program, flexible spending account, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP). All travel expenses are paid, including meals. Vehicles are provided for business travel.
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