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Qualifies inspectors to perform complete inspection and acceptance on Embankment and Base Course projects, excluding base courses constructed of Hot Mix or PCC. Topics and tests include:
This certification qualifies inspectors to design mixes and perform QC/QA operations at an Asphalt Concrete Plant. Applicants must complete the Aggregate Tester and the Asphalt Concrete Plant Technician Authorizations as pre-requisites to becoming a Certified Asphalt Plant Inspector. This certification is currently based on SuperPave Mix Design. Topics and tests include:
Qualifies inspectors to perform complete inspection and acceptance on Asphalt Concrete Paving projects. Topics and tests include:
Qualifies inspectors to perform complete inspection and acceptance on PCC paving projects. Topics tested include:
Qualifies technicians to design mixes and perform QC operations at a Portland Cement Concrete Plant. Applicants must be Authorized Aggregate Testers as a pre-requisite to becoming a Certified PCC Plant Technician. Topics and tests include:
Qualifies inspectors to perform complete inspection and acceptance on structural projects using concrete as the prime building material. Topics tested include:
This certification is specifically designed for LADOTD District Laboratory Technicians. Applicants must be an Authorized Aggregate Tester as a pre-requisite to becoming a Certified District Lab Operation Technician. This certification is aimed at laboratory technicians who function as lead workers or unit supervisors. Certified Lab Technicians will demonstrate the ability to perform all laboratory tests. Topics and tests include:
This authorization qualifies a technician to operate an inertial profiler on LADOTD projects by performing the profiler set-up, pre-operation tests, and acquisition of data in accordance with LADOTD Specifications. Topics tested include:
Qualifies technicians to perform QC testing for PCC materials. Is considered the equivalent to ACI – Level 1. Topics and tests include:
Louisiana’s DOTD realized there was a need for additional authorized personnel to test construction aggregate materials on state projects. The importance of quality control cannot be overstated since aggregates are widely used in the base courses and subgrades that support roads and bridges.
This authorization is the first step toward obtaining an Asphalt Plant Inspector, PCC Plant Technician, or District Lab Certification. A knowledgeable Authorized Aggregate Tester will have the ability to perform basic field and laboratory procedures for aggregates, accurately documenting and reporting the results. The Authorized Aggregate Tester will be allowed to perform the following tests for record on LADOTD projects under the supervision of the certified inspector.
This authorization is the second step toward obtaining an Asphalt Plant Inspector Certification. Dividing the certification process into obtainable tiers allows employees to contribute by performing tests for record. Employees may remain authorized testers or continue toward full certification.
The Authorized Asphalt Concrete Plant Technician requires the successful completion of two instructor led lab classes, a specialty area examination, performance evaluation, and six months experience.
An Authorized Asphalt Concrete Plant Technician can perform the following tests for record under the supervision of a LADOTD Certified Asphalt Concrete Plant Inspector.
Fees: Payable by check or money order made out to LADOTD
Attach Non-Departmental Initial Certification form (available from LADOTD District Training Offices or download below). All forms must be reviewed and verified by the Distrct Training Office before being sent to LTRC.
Construction and Materials Training Program Manager
LA Transportation Research Center
4101 Gourrier Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225) 767-9725
Fax: (225) 767-9174
When receipt received, report to training office in requested test district to receive study materials and begin program.