Quality Control Technician Fort Myers

Fort Myers, FL, US, 33967

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  498110


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 Tampa, 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. 

  • Experience testing concrete is preferred, but willing to train. 
  • Candidates should be in possession of ACI Field Testing Grade I certification.  
  • Responsibilities include testing plastic and hardened concrete, and the raw materials used to produce concrete. 
  • Candidates should have experience testing gradation, specific gravity, and absorption of fine and coarse aggregates per ASTM specifications.  


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment

  • 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.



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

  • Chemistry background/experience
  • Good penmanship, record keeping, and basic computer skills.
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel needed.
  • Ability to understand, communicate and follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in English and Metric
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the company radio.
  • Clean driving record.
  • 1 year of related construction industry experience preferred, but not required.



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


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 use basic power tools. 
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds


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!


Preferred Materials, Inc., 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:  Jul 3, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

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