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Asphalt Quality Control Technician - Field, Stephenson, VA 1

Stephenson, VA, US, 22656

W-L Construction and Paving Inc

 

 

Job ID:  272659

 

W-L Construction and Paving, a CRH company, is one of southwest Virginia’s largest grading contractors and the largest paving contractor in the area employing more than 350 employees during the construction months. W-L performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete, and utilities with paving operations exceeding one million tons per year. With multiple locations throughout the state of Virginia, W-L prides itself on its ability to provide a multitude of services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Quality control technicians test materials before, during, and after production to measure the characteristics of materials and ensure that they conform to specifications. They are responsible for inspecting and testing the raw materials and products to make sure they meet required levels of quality. People in these positions need to be detail oriented, willing to keep excellent records, and have good communication skills

Employee responsible for sampling asphalt product to ensure the product meets required tests.

Requirements

  • Partners and coordinates daily/weekly scheduling with management, plant personnel and crewmembers, as well as, Department of Transportation inspectors to obtain necessary samples and mix designs.
  • Clear understanding of asphalt procedures/production.
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must partner with other members of staff reporting to Quality Control Manager to ensure quality control specifications are met, as well as daily production schedules/estimates.
  • Knowledge to ensure ethical behavior and safety standards as required by the company and OSHA guidelines.
  • Properly trained in straightedge and clear understanding of results.
  • Understanding of roadway and nuclear documents to be submitted.
  • Ability to prepare and submit proper documentation to the appropriate Quality Control personnel.
  • Must understand how to develop rolling patterns when problems arise and assist in adjusting patterns to achieve required density.
  • Attitude/Cooperation: Must always maintain a courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers, public.
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/state work may be required.
  • Initiative to perform/assist with other positions for job completion.
  • Ability to adhere to personal protective equipment (PPE) policy and maintain individual PPE in functional condition.
  • Must pass drug test and criminal background check.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred, but not required.
  • VDOT Field Level 2 Certification and/or WVDOH Certified Compaction Technician
  • Radiation Safety and Transportation of Hazmat certification.
  • Other state certifications as required.

 

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!

 

W-L Construction and Paving is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Sep 6, 2021


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