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.