Lab Coordinator- Materials

Boise, Idaho
23.11- 30.02
Jan 26, 2022
Feb 25, 2022
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Organization Type

Ada County Highway District is accepting applications for the position of a Lab Coordinator in the Material Testing Lab.  Starting wage is $26.11 - $30.02 per hour/DOQ

ACHD offers an excellent benefit package with medical, vision and dental insurance, paid vacation and holidays, paid parental leave, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research and study of the structure and chemical properties of various natural and construction materials, including soil, aggregates, concrete and asphalt. The Lab Coordinator supervises and coordinates the activities of the Materials Laboratory and performs technical field duties for quality assurance inspection and materials testing.  The Coordinator serves as the District’s Radiological Safety Officer (RSO). The incumbent supervises a team and is responsible for training team members on safe operation and compliance to meet the Districts safety standards and procedures.




  • Must have considerable knowledge and experience with laboratory and materials testing principles, practices and techniques, asphalt and concrete mix designs. Knowledge of practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and testing of road and bridge construction materials; Must have considerable knowledge of the composition, microstructure, and engineering behavior of various materials used in civil engineering applications. A valid Idaho driver’s license is required; ability to obtain license certification as a Radiation Safety Officer is required.  WAQTC and Inspector Qualification Program (IQP) certified or the ability to be within 6 months.  Must be able to occasionally lift/move up to 100 lbs. A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry or related field is desired; good working knowledge of the principles, practices and testing related to materials in construction; supervisory training; OR any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience.



A completed ACHD Employment Application is required and must be submitted to Human Resource no later than 4:30 p.m. on February 17, 2022.  Applications are available at 3775 Adams St.; Garden City, ID  83714 or on our website at

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations