Simtec is an independent materials testing company serving the construction industry, specialising in all areas of asphalt from production to testing material on site. Covering the Midlands region we have an established client base working directly with the regions quarries and private firms. Our services range from recording daily laying operations and carrying out pavement density surveys to conducting site investigations post laying. As part of our site investigation work we have our own diamond drilling rig which allows us to carry out core testing post lay and we have recently added CBR plate bearings to our services for inspecting the ground pre-laying.
The Lab Technician is responsible for the testing and inspection of road construction materials. The purpose of inspecting and testing of road construction materials is to determine whether or not their characteristics, properties and quality meet or exceed the standards and specifications prescribed by our customers.
As a Construction Materials Testing Technician, you will be responsible for testing road and pavement surfaces and giving an accurate report for its suitability.
Key activities will involve:
The Advanced Level Apprenticeship provides individuals with a sound knowledge base that can support them in undertaking further learning and development of their careers in material testing and related areas.
The experience & qualifications gained from this apprenticeship will prove invaluable to the successful candidate.