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Quality Control Technician -Odessa, FL

Odessa, FL, US, 33556

Preferred Materials - Concrete


Job ID:  237640


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast 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 Bonita Springs, 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 Testing Technician. Candidates for this position should have 2 - 5 years experience testing concrete.  Ideally, candidates should be in possession of ACI Field Grade I certification.  PMI is growing quickly and this is a great position with opportunities for advancement. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities but are not limited to the following:


Responsibilities include testing plastic and hardened concrete, and the raw materials used to produce concrete.  Candidates should have some experience testing gradation, specific gravity, and absorption of fine and coarse aggregates per ASTM specifications.  Other testing responsibilities include:

  • Compressive strength testing
  • Flexural Strength testing
  • Lab trial batch mixing 




  • High School diploma or GED, some advanced education preferred but not required.
  • Good penmanship, record keeping, and basic computer skills. Strong Knowledge of Excel needed.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively over the company radio.
  • ACI certifications.
  • Clean driving record.
  • Ability to access Military bases, ports and airports.
  • 2 - 5 years experience preferred, but not required

Minimum Skills and Requirements:

  •  High school diploma or GED Equivalent.
  •  Knowledge and ability to perform mathematical skills (adding, subtracting, division, multiplication, percentages and weights).
  •  Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.
  •  Must be able to read and use measuring devices.
  •  Must be able to work nights and weekends.
  •  Must possess a valid driver’s license for the territory of operation.
  •  Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

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!


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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


Date Posted:  Dec 29, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

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