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Quality Control Technician - South Florida - 2021

Department: 600 - QC
Location: Miami Gardens, FL

To qualify for this position, candidate must have a minimum of three years of experience in the concrete industry, be FDOT Concrete Batch Plant Operator certified and ACI Level 1 Certified.

 

Summary:

The Quality Control Technician will implement and comply with quality assurance methods and procedures to ensure products and materials are produced in accordance with specifications in a safe and efficient manner.

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Quality Control Analysis:

  • Conduct tests and inspect concrete to evaluate quality or conformance to specifications • Sample and evaluate quality of materials related to concrete
  •  Monitor equipment operation to ensure that concrete is within tolerance
  •  Record inspection or test data, such as slump, air content, unit weight, temperature, or moisture content
  •  Input test data into company quality control software
  •  Test hardened concrete for compressive strength. Input strength results into company quality control software
  •  Analyze, evaluate, and resolve customer concerns involving specific conditions, situations, quantities, and other influences associated with product
  •  Manage and maintain quality control software for assigned area

Production and processing:

  •  Perform aggregates and batch plants tests including aggregate gradation and moisture tests for State and spec projects as required

Communication Skills:

  • Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, and contractors via phone, e-mail or in person • Effectively communicate with dispatch office to successfully ship and test concrete

Global Responsibilities:

  • Regular attendance and physical presence at work is an essential function of this position
  • This job may require additional duties not listed above and the employee may be asked to perform those duties to meet business needs

Qualifications:

Education/Specialized Knowledge/Professional Certifications:

• High School degree or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred

• FDOT Concrete Batch Plant Operator Certification certification(s) or higher are required 

• Knowledge of raw materials, production processes and quality control are preferred

• ACI Level 1, NICET Certified or NRMCA Short Course completion on aggregates or concrete are required

• Must have a current driver's license

Experience:

• 3 years of experience in the Concrete Industry required

Skills/Abilities:

• Able to read, write, and speak English 

• Able to operate a smart phone/device

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Working Conditions:

• Operation within a fast-paced environment

• Exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles, heavy construction equipment, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions

• Noise level is usually moderate, but can be high and requires personal hearing protection on occasion at job sites, plants and laboratories

• Must be able to work through stressful situations while maintaining professionalism and composure

• Local travel required

Physical Requirements:

• Regularly required to talk or hear; frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms

• Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

• Must be able to stand and move about job sites with uneven and unpaved ground while managing concrete delivery onsite

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

• Must be able to frequently bend in order to obtain samples from stockpiles or ground, climb ladders with buckets of admixtures, and push wheelbarrows of concrete

• Must be able to operate buttons, levers, and other controls located on various equipment

• Must be able to work long and flexible hours as necessary, including early morning, late night shifts and weekend shifts (South Florida specified only)

• Must be able to maneuver in and around our plants, yards, and jobsites as necessary

• Lift/Carry up to 55 pounds frequently

• Lift up to 100 pounds occasionally

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

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