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Quality Control Lab Technician

Van Buren, AR, US, 72956

APAC - Central-Central West Region - River Valley

 

 

Job ID:  239300

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Position Overview

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The selected candidate will work in a safety sensitive lab setting obtaining, receiving and testing various types of aggregate, asphalt, concrete or other material to provide quality product to customers and for the use of road construction.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Use accepted methods to inspect, sample and test aggregates, asphalt, concrete or other materials for the purpose of quality control.
  • Sample and test mixtures for compliance with contract specifications and quality control tolerance.
  • Monitor and test process functions and materials daily to ensure our products meet or exceed requirements of the appropriate agency or customer.
  • Prepare and record accurate information; maintain test results data base.
  • Assist internal and external customers in a timely manner.
  • Obtain required certifications in a timely manner.
  • Follow quality control plans or guidelines as assigned. 
  • Perform general cleaning of work areas.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • 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.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures.
  • Report any problems to your manager.
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary, such as shoveling and other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required to performing this role.
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Reliable, Regular On-Time Attendance is required and essential to the operation of the team.

 

Qualifications

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Education/Experience

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Minimum high school diploma / general education degree (GED) required.  Some college/technical school/related experience desired.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Work Requirements

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Pass a pre-employment Fit for Work physical.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Report to work at the designated start time.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be able to work overtime when required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Safely operate various type of equipment related to work requirements.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must have valid driver’s license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be willing to travel to each jobsite using personal transportation and work away from home when required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Climb: ascend/descend using three point entries into cab of equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lift: exertion of physical strength to move objects (50-70 lbs.) from one level to another.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carry: hold or rest weighted objects (50-70 lbs.) directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Physical Requirements

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Climb: ascend/descend three point entry into cab of equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lift: exertion of physical strength to move objects (50-70 lbs.) from one level to another.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Carry: hold or rest weighted objects (50-70 lbs.) directly on hands, arms, shoulders, or back while walking from one location to another.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Bend: flexion of the upper trunk forward while standing and knees extended or knees flexed when sitting.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Push/Pull: Exertion of force on or against object (70 lbs.) to move it from one location to another.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Reach: extend the hands and arms in any direction.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Kneel: maintain the body in an erect posture while resting body weight on one or both knees.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Stoop: flexion of the upper body forward at the waist with partial flexion of the knee while standing.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Twist: using hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.

Work Environment

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Noise: sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause marked distraction or possible injury to sense of hearing.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Fumes: vaporous emissions, usually odorous, thrown off as the result of combustion or chemical reaction.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Dust: airborne particles of any kind such as dust.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Hazards: closeness to moving mechanical parts; slipping while ascending/descending equipment cab; exposure to high temperatures during the summer and cold temperatures during the winter.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Protection: required to wear hard hat, safety glasses (prescription or non-prescription) with side shields, safety vest, gloves, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection.

 

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!

 

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

Date Posted:  Nov 10, 2020


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