Posted: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 11:30 AM
Job ID: 126843Hardrives, Inc. an Oldcastle Materials Company, was established in 1963 in St. Cloud, Minnesota with asphalt paving as its primary business. From the largest highway construction project to the simplest paving repair, we bring experience, skill, and commitment to everything we do in order to provide quality results every time. Throughout the years, we have made significant investments every year in training, safety, and quality improvement programs. For over 50 years, Hardrives inc. has been the paving contractor-of-choice for major government, commercial, and residential projects. Position DescriptionPosition Title:Quality Control Field TechnicianPipeline Level:SelfReports To:Quality Control ManagerFLSA Status:Non-ExemptDirect Reports:NoneDepartment/Division:Oldcastle Materials Group/Central DivisionPosition OverviewProvide inspection, testing services, and documentation for paving projects. Develop and maintain relationships with key customers, facility managers, DOT personnel, State, County, and Municipal personnel. The Field Quality Control Technician is responsible for compaction testing of asphalt mixtures and making any necessary adjustments to the compaction process to ensure compliance for all applications and projects.Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)Use accepted methods to inspect and test compaction of asphalt or other materials for the purpose of quality control.Test compaction of mixtures to stay in 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.Communicating test results with paving crew and project decision makers in a timely manner.Prepare and record accurate information; documentation of on site observations and test results.Obtain required certifications in a timely manner.Maintain all testing equipment, keeping track of all certification / calibration paperwork on testing equipment to ensure that these requirements are met.Follow quality control plans and guidelines as assigned.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. Report any potential safety issues.Follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures.Perform general cleaning of work areas.Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.Other duties as may be assigned.QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/ExperienceMinimum or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.Must obtain and maintain DOT certifications required to test asphalt as required by state regulations.Less than one year of experience in a related field is required.Work RequirementsMust be 18 years in age or older.Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.Must have strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.Must be willing to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.Must have valid driver's license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program.Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Safety Glasses, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.Knowledge/Skill RequirementsMust know and understand all DOT regulations, such as sampling frequency, density specifications, quality requirements, etc.Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving, and receiving feedback.Must be able to perform simple mathematic calculations.Must have or acquire basic computer skills and be able to work with e-mail and simple spreadsheets.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.May require sitting for extended periods of time.Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.Able to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time.Some lifting required to load and unload case with test equipment (approx. 55 lbs.) in and out of truck. A cart is available to move equipment (approx. 30 lbs.) on site. Work EnvironmentAble to work in all weather conditions.Able to work extended hours if needed. Job hazards include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all weather conditions.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 Oldcastle Offers YouA culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotionHighly competitive base payComprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programsGroup retirement savings programHealth and wellness programsAbout OldcastleOldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!Follow Oldcastle Careers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, WordPress (Career Blog) and LinkedIn!American Concrete Products is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link. American Concrete Products is part of the Oldcastlecareers (TM) network.
• Location: St. Cloud
• Post ID: 29508272 stcloud