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Asphalt QC Roadway Technician- GA / SC

Savannah, GA, US, GA

Preferred Materials - Asphalt

 


Job ID:  187601

 

Preferred Materials, Inc., a CRH Company, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of construction materials, and construction/paving services in the United States.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, the Preferred Materials Region has facilities throughout the State of Florida, as well as Coastal Georgia and South Carolina.  Companies within the Preferred Region are leading providers of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregate materials, hot mix and warm mix asphalt, as well as design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Preferred is committed to being a great place to work, and to attracting and retaining exceptional employees.  We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.

 

Position Overview

Responsible for sampling asphalt product to ensure product meets required specifications. Partners and coordinates daily/weekly scheduling with APAC management, plant personnel and crewmembers, as well as, DOT inspectors to obtain necessary samples and mix designs.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform (Asphalt Quality Control Test) in lab or on roadway, compile test data and have an understanding of test data in order to make plant or roadway adjustments
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment
  • Attendance required according to company attendance policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.

 

 

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • High school graduate or equivalent preferred, with the ability to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English

 

Work Requirements

  • Ability to follow specifications set by SCDOT or GADOT
  • Ability to work as a team member and alone
  • Must be self-motivated
  • Ability to work with chemicals
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required
  • Ability to adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company
  • Must have valid driver’s license and pass APAC Driver Qualifications Standard in order to operate Company vehicles.

 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with customer and all company personnel.
  • Mathematical skills required and must be able to calculate percentages and precise measurements.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Prior experience in asphalt lab, production, and/or lay-down preferred
  • Current DOT Lab Tech Certification preferred
  • Current DOT Mix Design Certification preferred
  • Current DOT Roadway Certification preferred
  • Density gauge experience preferred

 

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.

  • Physical ability to work in hot, dusty locations
  • Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures
  • The following motions will be required:  stretching, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, kneeling, throwing, walking, hammering, standing, reaching, rubbing surfaces, squatting may occupy most of work day
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs for repetitious lifting while using proper lifting techniques.

 

Work Environment

  • Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.

 

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!

 

Preferred Materials, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

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