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Quality Control Technician- Orlando, FL 1

Orlando, FL, US, 32810

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  302464


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


Preferred Materials, Inc. is seeking a Quality Control Technician. Candidates for this position should have 2 - 5 years experience testing concrete.  Ideally, candidates should be in possession of ACI Field Grade I certification.  PMI is growing quickly and this is a great position with opportunities for advancement. 


Responsibilities include testing plastic and hardened concrete, and the raw materials used to produce concrete.  Candidates should have some experience testing gradation, specific gravity, and absorption of fine and coarse aggregates per ASTM specifications.  



Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Must be able to communicate details of concrete mix adherence to specifications with a Sr QC Technician or a QC Manager in order to determine course of action for mix design adjustments in the field.
  • Must be able to communicate concrete mix design issues to a Sr QC Technician or QC Manager from the field in order to determine if loads should be accepted or rejected.
  • Collect samples from concrete or aggregate plants.
  • Perform field tests, trail batches, densities of materials and other properties.
  • Processes samples using a variety of testing equipment and procedures.
  • Preforms Research and development on new materials to be used.
  • Records data and enters information into computer systems.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the following ACI certifications in a timely manner:
    • ACI Field Testing Technician Certification Level 1.
    • ACI Concrete Laboratory Testing Technician Level 1.
    • ACI Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1.
    • Concrete Strength Testing Technician.
    • FDOT Batch Plant Operator
  • Ability to clearly and efficiently communicate with plant staff and area management when needed.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Perform general clean-up and maintenance duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to maintain acceptable attendance in a flexible work schedule.
  • Properly follow & promote all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Must maintain at all times a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
  • Must be available to travel and work at multiple construction sites within your geographic region.
  • May perform other duties including but not limited to operating equipment.
  • Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors and general public.
  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment.



 High School diploma or GED, some advanced education preferred but not required.

  • Good penmanship, record keeping, and basic computer skills. Strong Knowledge of Excel needed.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the company radio.
  • Clean driving record.
  • 1 year of related construction industry experience preferred not required
  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty according to Preferred Materials guidelines and standards. 



  • 1 years of related construction industry experience preferred, but not required.
  •  Work Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in English and Metric
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to use basic power tools. 

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!


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Jul 8, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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