Quality Control Technician - Aggregates & Ready Mix Concrete

Smokey Point Concrete and Skagit Ready Mix

Smokey Point Concrete and Skagit Ready Mix are locally owned and operated. Skagit Ready Mix is a division of Smokey Point Concrete.

Smokey Point Concrete and Skagit Ready Mix have become leaders in the local and state construction market place. Thanks to a cooperative team environment and the desire to exceed customer expectations, we have grown in excellence since 1981.

Job Summary:
The Quality Control Technician is responsible for quality control testing and reporting duties in the concrete and aggregates testing laboratory. Individual is responsible for pulling samples from stock piles, testing and evaluating materials and comparing it to the specifications. This position is one that provides for tremendous opportunity to any new hire for career growth and expanded opportunities.

• Assist Plant Manager
• Coordinate work with other regional management personnel, i.e., Sales, Operations, Customer Service, Dispatch to better serve the customer
• Attend pre-job meetings and provide input on issues that may impact product quality
• Inspect, inventory and pull samples from stockpiles and materials from conveyor belts
• Participate in pre-job bidding preparation; prepare project submittals
• Conduct aggregate testing as per applicable (ATSM, WSDOT, etc.) test methods
• Assist with trial batches (i.e. preparing and weighing up material, running applicable ACI tests, etc.)
• Enter data into Stonemont (i.e. mix designs, break results, etc.)
• Prepare & analyze reports (i.e. compressive strength, gradations, etc.) to determine how to optimize mix performance
• Schedule Field Technicians’ daily duties
• Handle and provide solutions for project problems and complaints
• Keep current on lab certification(s)
• Obtain & maintain all necessary ACI, OSHA, and MSHA certifications
• Pull aggregate samples for customers, sales staff and aggregate production staff
• Accurately enter field and lab reports on test data; maintain daily records of all test data
• Update and distribute monthly reports to sales staff
• Perform all aspects of stripping, curing, capping and compression testing
• Report concrete cylinder strength tests according to ACI standards
• Enter test results into a computer database and distribute reports
• Gather cement, fly ash, and aggregate materials at production plants in preparation for concrete trial batch tests
• Accurately weigh each material as listed on the trial batch sheets & set-up equipment for trial testing
• Maintain equipment and calibrations for equipment

Full time
quality control
Arlington, Washington 98223, US