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Quality Control Technician - Omaha, NE

Date: Aug 16, 2019

Location: Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Company: CRH



Job ID:  150789

Ready Mixed Concrete Co., A CRH Company, has been the premiere concrete supplier in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area since 1929. With state-of-the-art production and delivery, Ready Mixed supplies all types of projects from highly technical commercial construction and high-volume paving to residential projects.  




Summary: Perform quality control tests on concrete materials and plastic and hardened concrete.  These tests include but are not limited to slump, air content, and mix temperature; unit weight, yield, and moisture calculations, gradations of aggregates, specific gravities, casting of beams and cylinders, and the flexural and compressive testing of these cast samples.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Confers with plant managers and production personnel to establish project schedules according to factors such as truck capacities, distances to delivery site, and unloading time.
  • Communicates with Quality Control Manager on issues affecting concrete industry, personnel, safety, equipment maintenance, upcoming projects, and competition.
  • Performs aggregate, admixture, cement, and associated products testing including; sieve analysis, specific gravities, etc.
  • Performs control tests on new mix designs and concrete materials in the plastic and hardened concrete state including; slump, air content, temperature, unit weight, yield, moisture and gradation of aggregates, specific gravities and cast strength specimens.
  • Assists QC Manager with the design of all concrete mix specifications.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with QC Manager, Plant Managers, in-house testing personnel, state and local testing labs, existing and new customers.
  • Spot check raw material stockpiles for segregation and inter-mingling or contamination of the various aggregates.
  • Check scales, proportioning equipment, central and transit mixers, and revolution counters that they are properly functioning and to ensure drums are turning at the correct RPM’s.
  • Monitor all DOT & FAA certified inspection work including large commercial and special project work.
  • Trouble shoots product issues in the field with plant manager and QC Manager and assist with problem resolution for customer upon approval from QC Manager.
  • Keep reports and record keeping up to date.
  • Assist QC Manager with training, certification, and recertification testing for plant technicians.
  • Perform other duties as defined by QC Manager.



Job Requirements: 


Education and/or Experience:                                                 

Associate’s degree in Construction Technology, Civil Engineering or equivalent of two years OJT in related experience and/or training. Must have ACI Field Testing Technician Level I Certification, NDOR Plant Inspector Certification, and IDOT Level PCC2 Technician Certification. 


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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ready Mixed Concrete Co., A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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