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Highway Technician 1-Indianapolis

Date Posted:  May 3, 2022
Requisition ID:  308989

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Job:

A Day in the Life:

The essential elements of the job duties: 

The laboratory technician performs the necessary tests associated with the accredited laboratory.  This includes being responsible for the proper preparation of samples, execution of test procedures, checking of test data, calculations and input of test data, calibration and maintenance of test equipment and maintaining proficiency on existing and new test procedures.  Technician may also visit material producer’s plants, construction jobsites or INDOT facilities to collect material samples for testing. Technician will perform snow and ice removal as required.

What You'll Need for Success:

This person must have the following requirements to be considered for employment: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid driver license.
  • Must have valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) or ability to obtain within 90 days.
  • Required to submit to and pass a drug test as a condition of employment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to endure exposure to inclement weather.
  • Must have ability to read, write, and communicate clearly.
  • Ability to follow directions and work as part of a team.
  • The ability to read, interpret and follow technical documents such as AASHTO, ASTM, INDOT specifications, and Indiana Test Methods (ITM).
  • Basic knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain material testing equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis