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Quality Control Roadway Technician 1

Chilhowie, VA, US, 24319

W-L Construction and Paving Inc



Job ID:  408359


W-L Construction and Paving, a CRH company, is one of southwest Virginia’s largest grading contractors and the largest paving contractor in the area employing more than 250 employees during the construction months. W-L performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete, and utilities with paving operations exceeding one million tons per year. With multiple locations throughout the state of Virginia, W-L prides itself on its ability to provide a multitude of services to many customers in various geographical locations. 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.


Asphalt Field Technician/Trainee




The Asphalt Field Technician/Trainee is responsible for assisting the QC/QA Lab Manager in designing, organizing, and implementing a quality product.  This process includes but may not be limited to managing all activities related to the safe production of hot mix asphalt by maintaining a safe working environment and safe working practices in all plant operations.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety policies, procedures and established safe practices.
  • Work with the Production Team to meet customer needs and identify and develop new applications for existing products and developing new products.
  • Perform sampling, processing, and testing materials used in the production of Hot Mix Asphalt.
  • Communicate with QC/QA Manager, Plant Operators, Field Superintendents, State Highway officials and Customer Engineering Representatives, as necessary, in a professional manner.
  • Prepare and maintain Daily Progress Reports, QC Charts and testing records.
  • Evaluate test results and communicate with QC/QA Lab Manager to assist with maintaining compliance with specifications, including mixture blend changes.
  • Perform maintenance and calibration of lab testing equipment and document findings.


Minimum Skills and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Ability to understand and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, multiplication, percentages and weights).
  • Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.
  • Must be able to read and use measuring devices.
  • Must have the ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to arrive and start work on time.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the territory of operation.


Preferred Skills or Certifications:

  • Asphalt Field Level I, II Certification to be obtained within one year


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


W-L Construction and Paving, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date Posted:  Jun 15, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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