Job functions for each Earthwork Qualification are as follows:
Earthwork Construction Inspector (ECI) Level 1
This is the QC Technician who must be qualified to perform acceptance tests such as Nuclear Density Tests, Speedy Moisture, sampling soils, and reporting results in the Earthwork Record Systems. A qualified ECI Level 1 Technician should safely and effectively sample soil materials from the roadway, take earthwork density readings, and record those findings on the Density Data Forms.
There are three (3) requirements for Earthwork Level 1 qualification:
(1) Hold a valid nuclear radiation safety certificate. Department employees who have completed the Safety and Control Equipment with Radioactive Materials Course (ST-06-0001) satisfy this requirement. Applicants must certify that they meet/don’t meet this requirement on the application.
(2) Pass the Earthwork Level 1 written examination.
(3) Pass the Earthwork Level 1 proficiency examination.
Personnel who test earthwork to verify material quality, resolve disputes, or perform Independent Assurance (IA) must also possess this qualification.