Quality Control Technician

at Northeast Paving in Bangor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Who We Are
Northeast Paving is a full-service construction company, capable of handling projects of every size and scope. Our list of services includes roadway construction, railway and bridge construction, asphalt manufacturing and paving, sitework and development, and more. Every year, we plan and build hundreds of public and privately funded projects safely, successfully, and with an innovative approach to give our clients the greatest possible value for their investment. Northeast Paving is a subsidiary of Eurovia Atlantic Coast, LLC which includes multiple other subsidiaries including Hubbard and Blythe Construction.
General Description
A Quality Control Technician is an hourly, skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Quality Control Technician typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the workflow dictates.
Key Duties
This position is responsible for controlling the quality of the production of hot mix asphalt through inspection of the plant, production materials, and jobsite review as well as conducting routine and special laboratory testing to ensure conformance standards
Proficiently and accurately sample and conduct visual inspection and laboratory testing of construction materials according to the appropriate standard test methods to ensure quality control of products at the point of production, shipping and arrival on the jobsite
Test methods include but not limited to DOT regulations
Communicate and document test results to plant operator, supervisor and operations
Review mix designs and product to job specifications of upcoming projects
Perform jobsite inspection, customer service and troubleshooting as needed
Prepare various QC reports and formulating specific recommendations to resolve or correct quality issue
Visually inspecting stockpiles, materials sources, plant and truck loads at plant sites
Conduct testing and assisting in plant inspection and calibration to ensure the proper quality of the product
Verify outside construction materials testing laboratory results and maintain accurate, timely records of test data, product quality, and defective materials
Prepare statistical summary quality reports on company product lines
Serve as a technical resource to operations, sales and customers
Keep informed of professional and technical developments of new specifications to maintain and improve operational efficiencies by attending relevant technical meetings
Possess and demonstrate a strong working knowledge of asphalt and plant operations
Perform various tests in an orderly, efficient, and accurate manner
Complete understanding of mix design characteristics for asphalt products and various product specifications
Strong math and average computer skills are required
Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to interact with individuals at any level of the organization (i.e. plant production personnel, plant managers, contractors, and agency representatives)
Ability to problem-solve and work independently
Prepare various QC reports and formulate specific recommendations to resolve or correct quality issues; and work with outside venders, agencies, and customers on a variety of quality related issues
Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts
Qualification Requirements
General - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and Experience - This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Quality Control Technician.
A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
One (1) or two (2) years of college or equivalent (e.g. trade school, specialized training).
Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees.
Must have 1-2 years field and plant experience in testing and controlling the quality of asphalt pavement materials and construction aggregates.
A valid driver's license is required.
Physical Demands - The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Quality Control Technician to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
Frequently work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of hand power... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 857486

Posted On: Dec 02, 2022

Updated On: Dec 20, 2022

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