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Quality Control Technician

Lyman-Richey Corporation Norfolk, NE

Job Description


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 December 24, 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
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance