Quality Control Technician Ready Mix - Capital District

Albany, NY, US, 12202

Callanan Industries Inc

Job ID:  485165

Callanan Industries Inc., a CRH Company, is a leading supplier of paving materials and construction services in New York State. We provide a complete range of high-quality aggregates, asphalt, ready-mix concrete products, and construction paving services to state, federal, municipal, commercial, and private customers. Callanan has been in business since 1883 and would not have such a long and successful track record were it not for our employees. We consider our employees our greatest strength, and we constantly strive to improve as an employer. We live by the saying, "We Make Safety Our Family Business." Safety is a core value, and employees support one another to promote a culture of safety throughout the company.

Are you ready to start building a rewarding future? Join our team today!

 Position Overview:

We are seeking a meticulous and safety-conscious Quality Control Technician to join our team in the Capital District region. In this critical role, you will be responsible for ensuring the production of top-quality ready-mix concrete while upholding regulatory compliance and safety standards.


Key Responsibilities:

1. Safety First: Prioritize safety above all else, strictly adhering to OSHA and MSHA regulations, as well as adhering to Callanan's environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures.

2. Quality Control Testing: Conduct precise quality control testing in accordance with the requirements set forth by State and local agencies, private standards, and Callanan procedures. Your dedication will ensure that only the highest quality concrete materials are produced.

3. Data Reporting: Deliver test data promptly to the plant manager and other relevant plant personnel, enabling well-informed decisions regarding material quality.

4. Process Enhancement: Offer insightful recommendations for process adjustments and mix improvements as necessary to elevate the quality of the ready-mix concrete.

5. Certification Maintenance: Uphold current State agency QC/QA certifications, meticulously ensuring compliance with agency specifications, and safeguarding the integrity of the quality control program.

6. Data Management: Maintain an accurate and up-to-date database and record logs to support efficient operations and comprehensive reporting.

7. Customer Support: Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders (sales, construction, estimating, operations, and senior management) and external customers by providing detailed insights into material specifications and test results upon request.

8. Attendance: Regular and Predictable Attendance is required.

9. Flexible Schedule: Recognize that during peak seasons, overtime and weekend work may be necessary to meet production demands.


Core Competencies:

- Safety, Integrity, Quality: Demonstrate unwavering support and understanding of Oldcastle Materials Group and Callanan's core values regarding safety, integrity, and quality.

- Customer Focus: Dedicate oneself to meeting the expectations and needs of both internal and external customers.

- Peer Relationships: Be recognized as a collaborative team player who encourages cooperation and collaboration across all business lines.

- Decision Quality: Make sound decisions founded on a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.

- Knowledge of Work: Exhibit the ability to rapidly acquire new technical skills and knowledge, excelling in technical courses and seminars.



- Proficiency in reading the English language to comprehend information found in specifications, reports, manuals, and regulations.

- Effective communication skills and the ability to work with colleagues.

- Competence in conducting standardized laboratory tests in accordance with ASTM and AASHTO standards.

- Capacity to effectively evaluate questions or problems, seeking assistance when necessary.

- Computer literacy, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, and Outlook.

- Willingness to thrive in a team-oriented environment.

- Flexibility to work overtime, weekends, and occasional night shifts.

- Openness to travel as required.

- Adaptability to perform various duties, often transitioning between tasks of varying nature.

- Possession of a valid driver's license and reliable transportation to and from the job site.

- Completion of a drug screen and background check is a prerequisite for employment with Callanan Industries, Inc.


Physical Requirements:

The physical demands of this role include bending and walking, with occasional lifting and/or moving of items up to 100 pounds.


Work Environment:

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


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to irritants and chemicals and occasionally exposed to noise, dust, vibration, and irritating atmospheres at or around the operating sites.  Employee is frequently exposed to existing weather conditions.  Employee must perform numerous tasks indoors and throughout a site. 


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud to very loud. exposure to heat and cold can occur occasionally. 

This person will also have to be able to work alone and with others. 



- High School diploma or equivalent. Training will be provided for the right candidate.

- Preferred but not mandatory: NJSAT certification in HMA Plant and Paving Technician, ACI Certification.

- Desirable but not required: NYSDOT certification in HMA Plant Quality Control Technician.


Salary and Benefits: 

-This position offers an Hourly pay of $20 - $22 based on experience. 

-Medical, dental, and disability benefit programs

-Health and wellness programs

-Savings programs


As a Quality Control Technician specializing in Ready-Mix Concrete, you will play an indispensable role in ensuring the delivery of premium-quality concrete products. If you are dedicated to safety, quality, and excellence, we encourage you to apply for this position and become part of the team! 


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!


Callanan Industries, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Jan 30, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Albany

Job Segment: Maintenance, Plant, Plant Manager, Quality Assurance, Manager, Manufacturing, Technology, Management