Senior Construction Materials Testing Technician

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

As a Senior Construction Materials and Testing (CMT) Technician, you will independently perform advanced-level construction materials testing and special inspections work with occasional advice from a supervisor. You may also direct efforts of less-experienced staff, local travel to various project sites around the Kansas City metro area, and work in all types of terrain and weather conditions.

This position includes:

  • The use of a company truck for transportation to and from job sites.
  • Applicable PPE (personal protective equipment) provided.
  • Work boot reimbursement program.
  • Company issued laptop.
  • Cell phone reimbursement options.
  • Receive fully paid training, opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and gain hands-on experience by shadowing seasoned professionals.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others.
  • Having ownership in the work you do.
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities.

You bring to the team:


  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • 6+ years of experience in construction materials testing, observation, inspection, or a related field.
  • Valid driver's license with a good driving history.
  • The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Preferred (but not required): 

  • Associate degree from a technical or four-year school.
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Grade 1, International Code Council (ICC), Nuclear Gauge, or applicable Department of Transportation/Road certifications. 

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.