Lab Technician Job in Kenya - Material Testing

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Lab Technician Job in Kenya - Material Testing

Lab Technician - Material Testing 


  • Sampling, Testing and inspecting soils, aggregates, concrete, grout, masonry, asphalt and structural steel placement.
  • Performing calculations and data reduction of test results along with drafting.
  • Using field screening equipment and documenting readings.
  • Interacting and communicating daily with contractors, technicians and roads.
  • Assisting in field and sampling.
  • Drying, crushing and preserving samples for testing and cleaning of work area and equipment.
  • Deputize for the Materials technologist in all aspects.
  • Responsible for all field activities including sampling, transportation and testing of materials in the field labs and production of testing results.
  • Monitor quality and pattern of utilization of all materials incorporated in the main works.
  • Make daily reports on utilization.

  • Preparing geological and construction samples.


Hard skills and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/building and Construction or related field of study.
  • At least 3 years relevant site work experience in supervision of managing a lab and /or testing of Materials.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standards office and Engineering computer applications for example AUTOCAD.
  • Good understanding of Contract Management for Civil Engineering Works.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Proven track record in running projects.

How to Apply

If qualified and interested, please send your CV and cover letter to by 1st March, 2023 clearly indicating ‘Lab Technician-Materials Testing’ on the subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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