Laboratory Technician (Road Constructions) Job at Proportion Construction and Dredge Works Nigeria Limited

Proportion Construction & Dredge Works Nigeria Limited is in the business of construction built on a foundation of hard work and dedication specializing in General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build, Consulting and Concrete. We diversify our strategy to span from Agency, Real Estate Development, Road/Rail and Bridge Construction to Dredging but we do so with a higher purpose.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Laboratory Technician (Road Constructions)

Job Requirements and Responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree minimum, preferably in a Civil/Geology or related field
  • Must be reporting to the Project site engineer/site agent on day to day activities
  • Must have wide range of experience including aspects of testing, design and quality control of construction materials.
  • Should be able to offer advice to project site engineer, clients and civil engineers on construction materials and their application, both in meetings and on construction sites.
  • Will be responsible for testing (Asphalt, Concrete and Soil samples) and ensuring the quality of raw materials.
  • Must be able to operate the CBR machine, automatic sieve analysis machines, compression strength machines, etc.
  • Conduct the testing on concrete, soil and asphalt materials;
  • Go out to site to obtain samples and carry out tests on samples;
  • 5 – 10 years practical experience on Laboratory and Field test.
  • Planning and managing the laboratory and its staff;
  • Assisting in the laboratory helping with advanced and new testing methods;
  • Resolving problems – especially with unusual soil and aggregate samples, and special concrete mix designs;
  • Attend planning and site meetings when special construction material related matters are discussed;
  • Visit sites on a regular basis
  • Must be capable and suitable for being trained for higher responsibilities
  • Write reports and provide feedback to Management;


  • Ability to work under pressure with less supervision
  • Must be an excellent team player
  • Willingness to learn
  • Must be practically oriented with hands-on approach and commitment to work,
  • Proficient in the use of software for materials & samples analysis.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected] using the job title as subject of the e-mail e.g. “Lab Technician”.

Application Deadline 11th May, 2018.

Note: Multiple applications from the same applicant will not be condoned.

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