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Asphalt QC Senior Level II Technician

Candler, NC, US, 28715

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  287499


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Position Overview

Responsible for sampling asphalt product to ensure product meets required specifications. Develop and work on mix design testing to ensure compliance.  Partners and coordinates daily/weekly scheduling with Harrison Construction management, plant personnel and crew members and DOT inspectors to obtain necessary samples and mix designs.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform (Asphalt Quality Control Test) in lab or on Roadway, compile test data and have an understanding of test data in order to make Plant or Roadway adjustments
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment
  • Attendance required according to company attendance policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.





  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred, with the ability to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English


Work Requirements

  • Ability to follow specifications set by NCDOT
  • Ability to work as a team member and alone
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Ability to work with chemicals as required
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required
  • Ability to adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company
  • Must have valid driver’s license and a good driving record and meet Harrison Construction Driver Qualifications Standard in order to operate Company vehicles.



Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customer and all company personnel.
  • Mathematical skills required and must be able to calculate percentages and precise measurements.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience in asphalt lab, production, and/or lay-down required
  • QC Senior Level II Certification required
  • Current NCDOT Lab Tech Certification required
  • Current NCDOT Mix Design Certification required
  • Current NCDOT Roadway Certification required
  • Density gauge experience required


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Physical ability to work in hot, dusty locations
  • Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures
  • The following motions will be required:  stretching, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, kneeling, throwing, walking, hammering, standing, reaching, rubbing surfaces, squatting may occupy most of work day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs for repetitious lifting while using proper lifting techniques.


Work Environment

  • Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Harrison Construction Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  May 25, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

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