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Quality Control Technician - Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction, CO, US, 81505

United Companies

 


Job ID:  275101

 

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Summary

Under the general supervision of the Quality Control Manager, the ideal candidate will follow established policies and procedures as written out by the company. The candidate will perform ASTM tests on concrete and raw materials to ensure product quality and conformance to specifications; assist customers with questions regarding concrete performance, mix designs, specifications, etc.

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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, yield.
  • Following industry standards, cast concrete test specimens from batch plants or job sites, perform hardened concrete testing, and inputs all testing results in quality control software. 
  • Performs aggregate sieve analysis and drafts reports regularly to ensure compliance to specifications.
  • Maintains all equipment in good operational conditions and ensures equipment is calibrated correctly.
  • During production, coordinates 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.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  The employee will be required to follow all his/her supervisor's instructions and complete other work assignments.

 

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Two year's experience preferred with concrete quality control testing and mix design experience.
  • ACI Concrete Field-Testing Technician certification is preferred.
  • CAPA certification is preferred

  • Knowledge of and ability to perform various tests on plastic concrete and aggregate. Knowledge of and ability to comply with ASTM specifications and ACI standards. Skill and ability to calibrate equipment properly and accurately are essential.  Additional skills needed include analytical, decision-making, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication skills—the ability to use a personal computer to record data and generate reports.
  • Work requires the ability to lift heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

 

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
  • Hourly Range: $16.00 to $18.00

 

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!

 

United Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Apr 21, 2021


Nearest Major Market: Grand Junction
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

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