Department of Transportation

Asphalt Field and Compaction Technician

Asphalt Field and Compaction Manual

The written examination for an Asphalt Field Technician consists of the following areas:
 
• Fundamentals
 
• Preparation and Equipment
 
• Laydown and Smoothness
 
• Inspection and Approval
 
• Compaction and Density Testing
 
After successful completion of the written examination, the applicant will be required
to pass a practical examination demonstrating their proficiency in conducting density tests
with a nuclear gauge.