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Quality Control Technician

Lyman-Richey Corporation Norfolk, NE
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Job Description

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.

 

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.

Job Details

Date Posted November 2, 2018
Located In Norfolk, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Start Date Immediately
SOC Category 47-4011.00 Construction and Building Inspectors
Zipcode 68701
Name Rye Roberts
Address 2625 S 158thPlz
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68130
Phone 402-557-3850

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance

This job requires the following skills

  • Quality Control
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
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