Geotechnical Technician- Navigation

Houston, TX, US, 77011

Texas Materials - Gulf Coast Area


Job ID:  498923


Texas Materials, A CRH company, is a leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services in Texas. Our focus is to provide quality products and reliable customer service with a safety-first mindset.  We consider our employees our greatest strength and we make it our priority to invest in their development and well-being. When you work for Texas Materials, you are helping to support and build the infrastructure of Texas.


Job Description Summary

Employee responsible for sampling product to ensure the product meets required tests.In this role the technician would report to QC Supervisor of Recycled Aggregates. Main job responsibilities include performing geotechnical testing on soils, aggregates, and cement stabilized material, driving to, and collecting samples from sites and stockpile yards, and maintaining laboratory equipment and the company provided vehicle.



  • Partners and coordinates daily/weekly scheduling with management, plant personnel and crewmembers, as well as Department of Transportation inspectors to obtain necessary samples and mix designs.
  • Perform a variety of geotechnical testing including, but not limited to: 

          Particle Size Analysis , Liquid Limit/Plastic Limit, Plasticity Index, Sulfate Content, Deleterious Content, Moisture-Density Relations, and Unconfined Compression Strength

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Recordign test data on approved labratory worksheets 
  • Knowledge to ensure ethical behavior and safety standards as required by the company and OSHA guidelines.
  • Driving to stockpile yards to collect samples
  • Maintain a clean and safe laboratory environment and equipment 
  • Attitude/Cooperation: Must always maintain a courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes
  • Obtain/or maintain technician certifications 
  • Ability to adhere to personal protective equipment (PPE) policy and maintain individual PPE in functional condition.
  • Must pass drug test and criminal background check.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to obtain state certifications as required 


Preferred Certifications 

  • SB101 Properties Specialist
  • SB201 Properties Specialist 
  • AGG101 Properties Specialist 





What CRH/Texas Materials Offers You

  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large international organization.

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Come build your career with us! Apply today and find out how your skills and experience can translate to opportunities that advance your career. Please complete your online application and profile for consideration.


Texas Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Jun 25, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Geology, Technician, Engineering, Technology