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Quality Control Technician

Huntington, UT, US, 84528

Nielson Construction

Req: 148294 

 

Nielson Construction & Materials, a CRH Company, is a member of the CRH Americas Materials West Division.  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.

 

 

                                                           

Position Title:

Quality Control Technician

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FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

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Prepared Date:

 

Last Revised Date:

July 1, 2015

 

Position Overview

 

This is a skilled position involving responsibility for the safe operation of sampling and testing soils, aggregates, and asphalt materials.  Responsibilities include proper collection of materials to be tested, proper and accurate analysis of the materials, and accurate reporting and documentation of results.  Driving a company vehicle will be required as well as developing and maintaining relationships with key customers, facility managers, DOT personnel, state, county and municipal personnel. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Use accepted methods to inspect and test asphalt or other materials for the purpose of quality control. 
  • Test gradation of materials to stay in compliance with contract specifications and qualty control tolerance. 
  • Monitor and test process functions and materials daily to ensure our products meet or exceed requirements of the appropriate agency or customer. 
  • Communicate test results with paving crew and project decision makers in a timely manner. 
  • Prepare and record accurate information: documentation of on site observations and test results. 
  • Obtain required certifications in a timely manner.
  • Maintain all testing equipment, keep track of all certificaions/calibration paperwork on testing equipment to ensure that these requirements are met. 
  • Follow quality control plans and guildelines as assigned. 
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task. Report any potential safety issues.
  • Follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures.
  • Perform general cleaning of work areas.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Must be able to follow directions, read, write and have basic computer and math skills.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • One year QC experience preferred. 
  • Must obtain and maintain DOT certificaiotns required to test aggregate as required by state regulations.

    Work Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. 
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute, rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instruction.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software. 
  • May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • CAPA Level A & B certification.
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Must have ability to back light trailers.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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 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!

 

Nielson Construction & Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Sep 6, 2019


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