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Lehigh Hanson Quality Control Specialist - Campbell Concrete in Houston, Texas

AutoReqId: 11912BR

Line Of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department: Quality

Primary Location: Houston-TX

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

Campbell Concrete & Materials operates 23 ready mixed concrete plants throughout the greater Houston area. With more than 200 mixer trucks and nearly 400 dedicated employees, Campbell has provided a quality ready mix product for over 50 years. Currently, as part of Lehigh Hanson, Inc., one of the largest construction materials companies in North America, Campbell has access to the most knowledgeable experts in the industry. Campbell Concrete & Materials can provide a wide range of ready mixed concrete products to meet the requirements for all commercial, industrial, paving, residential projects, and DIY projects.

Campbell Concrete, a division of Lehigh Hanson, is seeking a qualified Quality Control Specialist for our Houston, TX location.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Services Manager, the QC Specialist is responsible for monitoring properties of ready mixed concrete at the batch plant and/or at the point of delivery by observation and performance of physical tests to assure that job requirements and being met consistently. Additional responsibilities include acting as the liaison between Distribution, Fleet, Sales, and the customer.

This opportunity is perfect for the professional who is looking to grow their career with an industry leader.

What you’ll get to do

  • Create an attitude of Safety, contribute to the safe operation of the department; maintain a safe, clean work area.

  • Responsible for ensuring the proper mix design, scale weights and water demand of mix designs at batch plants.

  • Performs physical tests on ready mix concrete at plant, such as slump, entrained air, unit weight and yield.

  • At point of delivery, spot checks same physical properties as above and discusses necessary adjustments in batch weights with Manager, plus observes workability, finish ability, and contractor’s use or misuse of product.

  • Performs physical tests on ready mix concrete aggregates, such as gradations, decants, sand equivalency, specific gravity and density, absorption.

  • Prepares and performs physical tests on laboratory mix concrete batches such as slump, entrained air, unit weight and yield, time of setting and compressive strength.

  • Performs on site surveys of fleets and facilities producing products so as to be able to identify delivery problems and recommend solutions.

  • Develops and maintains appropriate working relationship so that individuals will be able to inform Distribution, Production and/or Sales of conditions that could adversely affect good, efficient delivery service, and, when possible, take necessary action to correct the condition.

  • Keeps a written daily log of activities and observations.

  • Investigates and reports complaints pertaining to quantity, quality, or performance.

  • Writes job inspection reports when required.

  • Maintains QA/QC database(s) current.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • ACI Field and State Plant and Field certifications or the capability and drive to attain after completion of a company sponsored training program

  • Ability and willingness to meet the requirements of the role – extremely early start times, long hours during large pours, and occasional physical demands such as climbing, bending, stooping, and lifting heavy objects

  • Strong basic math skills

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record

Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Relevant Technical school classes, training, or certifications

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty conditions.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

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