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Updated: Tuesday, February 2, 2022

The TDOT Concrete Mix Design Technician is an individual who is responsible for performing all necessary tests and calculations to submit concrete mix designs for approval.

Scope of Course

The program requires a working knowledge of the following:

  • Basic Concrete Ingredients
  • AASHTO R 39/ASTM C192 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Sepcimens in the Laboratory
  • AASHTO T 22/ASTM C39 - Compressive Strength of Cylindrical Concrete Sepcimens

Prerequisites

  • Successful Completion of Concrete Field Testing Technician Course
  • Successful Completion of Concrete Plant Quality Control Technician Course
  • Advanced understanding of concrete testing, placement, inspection, and quality control
  • Advance knowledge of applicable TDOT Standard Specifictaions, Supplemental Specifications, Special Provisions, and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Capable of performing basic mathematic operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percertages, etc.)

Certification Requirements

  1. TDOT will grant certification to those applicants who have a passing grade on the written examination. The exam is "Closed Book" and a minimum score of 70% or above is required.
  2. Recertification is necessary every five (5) years and requiresthat the technician attend the class and successfully complete the written examination.

 

The TDOT Concrete Plant Quality Control Technician is an individual who is responsible for performing all sampling, testing, and inspection for process control at the concrete plant.

Scope of Course

The program requires a working knowledge of the following:

  • AASHTO T 2/ASTM D75 - Sampling of Aggregates
  • AASHTO R 76/ASTM C702 - Reducing Samples of Aggregate to Testing Size
  • AASHTO T 255/ASTM C566 - Total Evaporable Moisture Content of Aggregate by Drying
  • AASHTO T 11/ASTM C117 - Materials Finer than 75-mm (No.200) Sieve in Mineral Aggregates by Washing
  • AASHTO T 27/ASTM C136 - Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates

Prerequistes

  • Successful complete of Concrete Field Testing Technician Course
  • Advanced understanding of concrete testing, placement, and inspection
  • Advance knowledge of applicable TDOT Standard Sepcifications, Supplemental Specifications, Special Provisions, and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Capable of performing basic mathematic operations (for example; addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, etc.)

Certification Requirements

  1. TDOT will grant certification to those applicants who have a passing grade on the written examination. Tjhe exam is "Closed Book" and a minimum score of 70% or above is required.
  2. Recertification is necessary every five (5) years and requires the technician attend the class and successfully complete the written examination.

 

 

Below is a list of our current on-line testing options. During registration you will be asked to choose which exam you want to take.

  • Hot Mix Asphalt Roadway Technician

The below two courses are being offered to NEW and Recertifying Technicians as well.

  • Radiation Safety & Nuclear Gauge Technician (TDOT ONLY - Must take as 1 exam)
  • Nuclear Gauge Technician (CEI)

 

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