Department of Transportation

Soil and Aggregate Compaction Technician

Work Shop Manual

Soil & Aggregate Compaction Manual

The written examination for a Compaction Inspector consists of the following areas:

• Specifications

• Compaction Test Procedures

• Radiation Safety and Nuclear Gauge

• Test Procedure Problems

After successful completion of the written examination, the applicant will be required
to pass a practical examination demonstrating his/her proficiency in using the testing
equipment. Certification of the Compaction Inspector qualifies the employee, either
Industry or Division, to conduct tests on all construction materials that require compaction

Soil & Aggregate Compaction Video