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Quality Control Technician - RiverBend Materials (Eugene, OR)

Eugene, OR, US, 97408

River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  419477

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to break into the construction industry, or looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. This is a skilled position involving responsibility for the safe operation of sampling and testing concrete, soils, aggregates, and asphalt materials.  Responsibilities include proper collection of materials to be tested, proper and accurate analysis of the materials, and accurate reporting and documentation of results.

 

If you’ve got the drive, we’ll help you to reach your goals. Must be highly motivated with a strong sense of teamwork. We work hard and have fun doing it!

 

Starting Wage: $23.20 - $25.70/HR, DOE

 

Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Safely and efficiently collect samples for testing.
  • Set-up, operate and maintain nuclear density gauges for asphalt and soils compaction.
  • Have a working knowledge of state DOT and governing agency job specifications.  
  • Ability to perform project test procedures relative to individual levels of certification in testing construction materials.
  • Perform sampling, testing and reporting procedures according to established protocol, having the ability to test construction material samples and recording test results in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Promptly report non-compliant tests to project superintendent when applicable.
  • Maintain daily record of test results, prepare daily reports and submit results to project lead technician or main lab supervisor.
  • Perform asphalt coring operations for density and investigation as necessary.
  • Perform daily housekeeping operations and maintain a clean lab environment.
  • Properly follow all company policies and MSHA & OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environmental best practices.  Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Perform job tasks in accordance with industry best practices and requirements of the equipment (lifting, carrying, sitting, walking, and climbing).
  • Travel to and from various locations.
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • One to two years prior QC experience preferred. 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Must have ability to back light trailers.

 

Work Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute, rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instruction.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software. 
  • May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

Physical Demands:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

 

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 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!

 

RiverBend Materials, 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 14, 2022


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