Lehigh Hanson Quality Control Technician in Charleston, West Virginia

AutoReqId: 6732BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Quality

Primary Location: Charleston-WV

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

We are seeking a Quality Control Technician to represent Lehigh Hanson in a professional and positive manner. This position is the first line of responsibility for internal quality control measurement, job site, and laboratory and Concrete plant raw material. Also, the position provides immediate response to Lehigh Hanson and customer needs related to product usage and conformance.

This position will reside in Winfield, WV

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you'll get to do:

  • Promote a safe work environment at the plant as well as jobsites

  • Sample and test raw materials for specification compliance

  • Validate that the proper components and materials are used

  • Calibrate, clean, and maintain production tools and testing equipment

  • Perform QC tests for entrained air content, slump/workability, coarseness/sand, yield, unit weight, temperature, and any other necessary test

  • Be onsite quality control monitor, which includes monitoring the quality control testing performed by a third party testing firm on any given project in an effort to ensure the QC testing procedures are being performed correctly per ASTM, as an insurance protection plan for Hanson Ready Mix on spec jobs.

  • Record and report test results to Dispatch, Batch personnel, Plant Manager, and Quality Control Supervisor.

  • Use test results to make mix adjustments.

  • Troubleshoot fresh/hardened concrete problems

  • Assist in the performance of trial batches for state and

  • Act as a customer service facilitator at all times and conduct informative programs for the plant employees and customers as required.

  • Make recommendations and inform the Plant Manager and Quality Control Supervisor when mix design changes are necessary.

  • Promote a clean and environmentally friendly work environment for the employees and the community

Who we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED required, technical school graduate preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

  • ACI Field and State Plant and Field certifications or willing to attain after completion of a company sponsored training program.

  • Ability to convert weight to volume, volume to weight, and calculate percentages using a calculator.

  • Capable of making quick and responsible decisions in a fast-paced environment. Understand basic written specifications for products.

  • Physical demands would include standing, climbing, bending, stooping, pulling, pushing, abillity to lift up to 100 lbs.

  • Extremely early start times and long hours are not uncommon on a large pour.

  • Language skills – clear and concise oral and written communications skills (English)

  • Math skills – Ability to convert weight to volume, volume to weight, and calculate percentages using a calculator.

  • Reasoning skills – capable of making quick and responsible decisions in a fast-paced environment.

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled