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Quality Control Manager-Tulsa, OK

Tulsa, OK, US, 74116

APAC - Central-Central West Region - Tulsa



Job ID:  455699


APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!


Position Overview

This position is accountable for all aspects of Quality Management. This includes responsibility for testing, studying and resolving technical issues, management, related issues, and the communication of quality related matters with respect to testing of production materials, to ensure compliance.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the Quality Control Laboratory which includes the supervision of lab technicians, and training of  lab technician trainee’s, requisitioning necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Job requires an extensive knowledge of asphalt, concrete, aggregate products and respective test standards and the ability to perform asphalt/concrete/aggregate products testing. Tests include but are not limited to:
  • Aggregates: Plasticity index, Liquid limit, L.A. Abrasion, Sodium Sulfate Soundness, Durability, Gradations, Absorption, Specific gravity, Proctors;
  • Asphalt: Rice Specific Gravity, Sand Equivalent, Bulk Specific Gravity, Hveem Molds, Extraction, Gradation, Stabilities, Retained Strength, Marshall Tests, Densities with nuclear gauges.
  • Concrete: Plasticity index, Durability, Specific Gravity, Slump tests, Retained Strength.
  • Responsible for design and submission of all asphalt/concrete/ aggregate mix designs and their implementation at the plants.
  • Responsible for all field testing.  This includes cutting cores, taking densities using nuclear gauges, various other types of sampling and testing.
  • Responsible for all Material Certification submittals for the Company and outside customers as requested.
  • Responsible for being liaison between the Company and outside testing labs.  State Departments of Transportation, appropriate County and/or Cities, and independent labs are included.
  • Responsible for informing the proper supervision of test results and giving technical advice and information when requested.  This includes prompt notification of supervisors of poor test results and other deficiencies when they occur.
  • Responsible for making asphalt/concrete/aggregate product information available to sales department and qualified outside customers.  This includes technical information, gradations, and availability of products.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate records of test results and correspondence.
  • Required to have, or take, appropriate safety course(s).  Duties include working with testing gauges with sealed nuclear source(s).  Requires wearing radiation badge.
  • Required to take continuing education courses when available and at superior’s discretion.
  • Reliable attendance is essential in performing this role.



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



  • Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) plus years of experience with asphalt testing and design.
  • Professional Engineer License
  • Work Requirements
  • Safely operate various types equipment related to work requirements.
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employee policy manual.
  • Must be willing to travel to each jobsite and work away from home when required.
  • Report to work at the designated start time. Reliable attendance is essential.
  • Work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors/managers with other duties as required.
  • Available to work overtime, nights and weekends when necessary.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Test product for the required specifications depending upon each job.
  • Ability to use all tools required to complete testing of product.


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.
  • 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 object (70 lbs.) to move it from one location to another.
  • Reach: extend the hands and arms in any direction.
  • Kneel: maintain the body in an erect posture while resting body weight on one or both knees.
  • Stoop: flexion of the upper body forward at the waist with partial flexion of the knee while standing.
  • Twist: using hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.


Work Environment

  • Noise: sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction or possible injury to sense of hearing.
  • Requires being exposed to extremes of hot, cold and wet weather.
  • Fumes: vaporous emissions, usually odorous, thrown off as the result of combustion or chemical reaction.
  • Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone.
  • Dust: airborne particles of any kind such as dust.
  • Hazards: closeness to moving mechanical parts; slipping while ascending/descending equipment cab;
  • Working near live traffic while on the job site.
  • Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.


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!


APAC Central Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Sep 12, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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