Field Service Specialist - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Ready Mixed Concrete Co.



Job ID:  493104


Ready Mixed Concrete Co., A CRH Company, has been the premiere concrete supplier in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area since 1929. With state-of-the-art production and delivery, Ready Mixed supplies all types of projects from highly technical commercial construction and high-volume paving to residential projects.  


Position Overview

The Field Service Specialist is responsible for performing concrete tests and monitoring the quality of our ready-mixed concrete. They also have a good understanding of the objectives of constituent material testing and the principles of operation of all our laboratory testing equipment. In addition,  Field Service Specialists will interact and establish rapport with current customers relating to concrete delivery and technical onsite corrective action.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safety First Mentality; Abides by all safety rules and regulations. All unsafe practices and conditions will need to be reported promptly.
  • Performs required ASTM tests on plastic concrete, which involves several tests on each sample, i.e., slump, air, unit weight, temperature, and yield.
  • Following industry standards, cast concrete test specimens from batch plants or job sites, perform hardened concrete testing, and input all testing results in quality control software. 
  • Performs aggregate sieve analysis and drafts reports regularly to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Maintains all equipment in good operational condition and ensures equipment is calibrated correctly.
  • During production, coordinate concrete mix design adjustments with Plant Foreman/Batchmen.
  • Provides quality customer service by answering questions and complaints in a timely and professional manner.  The candidate shall maintain professional relationships with customers.



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



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Construction Technology or Construction Management or comparable discipline or other related discipline and/or equivalent combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • 1 year of experience in testing ready-mixed concrete
  • Experience in the building materials/construction industry preferred.


Work Requirements

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Perform concrete tests and procedures per applicable ASTM standards.
  • Perform routine laboratory testing.
  • Maintain all concrete test results.
  • Maintain concrete statistical data for each standard mix.
  • Employ general knowledge and troubleshooting capabilities regarding hardened concrete.
  • Coordinates communication between Departments.


Key Competencies

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Analysis/Problem-Solving
  • Judgement/Decision Making
  • Initiative/Independence
  • Flexibility/Adaptability


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.

  • Able to communicate with others by telephone and in person.
  • Climb: ascend/descend three-point entry into cab of equipment/vehicle.
  • Lift: exertion of physical strength to move objects (50-70 lbs.) from one level to another.
  • Carry: hold or rest weighted objects (50-70 lbs.) directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.
  • Bend: flexion of the upper trunk forward while standing and knees extended, or knees flexed when sitting.
  • Push/Pull: Exertion of force on or against an object (70 lbs.) to move it from one location to another.



What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


Ready Mixed Concrete Co., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Feb 12, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Testing, Maintenance, Field Service, Construction, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering