CalPortland – “EXPECT MORE… WE DELIVER!”This is us…- Best-in-Class, industry leader with a rich history spanning over 125-years- Largest building materials contributor to some of the West’s biggest construction projects including:• Los Angeles International Airport• The new Rams Stadium• Staples Center• Wilshire Grand Center- Recipient of numerous awards for environmental sustainability and energy conservation- “Family” based company culture with a focus on safety- Competitive compensation and excellent benefits
Job Summary:The Quality Control Technician is responsible for quality control testing, reporting and evaluation of construction products for conformance to job specifications. The Quality Control Technician will perform mainly field monitoring and travel is required as needed. This job takes place in a construction environment. THIS IS FULL-TIME TEMPORARY POSITION with the potential of becoming a regular full-time position.
Duties:• Test and inspect concrete mixes and make field adjustments to maintain specifications• Prepare laboratory trial mixtures• Coordinate work with other regional management personnel, such as Sales, Operations, Customer Service and Dispatch to better serve the customer• Weigh samples and check sizes; take slump and air test for specification compliance• Maintain clear and accurate records on products quality and activities• Accurately enter field and lab reports on test data and activities into computer• Assist with trial batches (i.e. preparing and weighing up material, running applicable ACI tests, etc.)• Perform all aspects of stripping, curing, capping and compression testing• Report concrete cylinder strength tests according to ACI standards• Handle and provide solutions for project problems and complaints• Track aggregate graduations and mix adjustments• Provide job site quality control and quality assurance as related to ready mix concrete slump, air, unit weight.• Support delivery and customer service in the field; professionally resolve customer complaints• The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented from time to time as necessary without prior notice#GS
Education:High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
Requirements/Qualifications:• Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, frequent lifting up to 75 pounds, occasional lifting of 100 pounds, stretching, sitting, walking on uneven ground and stairs• May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather and be able to work in wet environments• Must be able to work flexible hours with varying start and stop times• Overtime work will be required as needed by the company• Must meet OSHA 10 guidelines and be able to follow all CalPortland Safety Policies• ANSI approved PPE will be provided and must be used when required• Must be able to speak, read and write in English• Must have a valid driver’s license and be insurable• Certifications in ACI Field Grade I, ACI Lab I & II, ACI Strength Testing, and ACI Aggregates Testing preferred; if no current certifications, you will be required to obtain ACI Aggregate and ACI Strength technician within 6 months of hire date and ACI Field Grade within 12 months of hire date depending upon duration of this assignment• Lab Technician will be subject to random drug and alcohol screens as required by company• New hires will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and must test negative on a pre-employment drug and alcohol screen upon offer of employmentPreferred:• Intermediate skills in Microsoft Windows, Office, and SAP software• 1 + years of previous experience in a concrete QC field environment and/or lab environment is preferred but not required
Conditions of Employment:Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.
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