U.S. Concrete
  • 10-Feb-2017 to 11-Aug-2018 (CST)
  • Mobile-Crete
  • Laredo, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary

Responsible for the overall quality of products, to include control testing of materials and finished products. Reports to Technical Services Manager for assigned location. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

* Performs sampling and testing in accordance with American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) specifications to ensure products meet mix specifications established for the company.

 

* Obtains samples of fresh concrete as needed to maintain ACI requirements for historical data references.

 

* Maintains and organizes field equipment, such as slump cone, pressure meter, field scale, and thermometer, in a clean and working order.

 

* Performs truck and admixture dispense calibration testing. Verifies and conducts yield checks on equipment to ensure meter counts are accurately measured.

 

* Maintains material verification check from assigned plant locations and material suppliers.

 

* Verifies cement blend at each plant location is in accordance to mix design and plant protocols.

 

* Communicates with appropriate operation and management staff concerning testing frequency, results, or anomalies identified.

 

* Stays current with local municipalities and State DOT concrete mix requirements to ensure compliance in local market.

 

* Assists drivers as needed on projects and provides guidance for resolution. Serves as support in field while working at job sites.

 

* Demonstrates understanding for customer needs; provides superior service for internal/external customers. Responsible to identify and resolve any customer complaints and/or forward to the appropriate department.

 

* Aides the operations team with jobsite observations, readiness planning, and scheduling of large or specialty projects.

* Identifies, schedules and serves as liaison for testing laboratories for any project specification.

* If driving, maintains delivery, truck, and driving records by obtaining receipt acknowledgments; recording tracking information; completing driver log and truck performance forms and/or acceptable electronic version. * Expands job knowledge by participating in training opportunities, to include industry news and developments.

 

* Other duties and responsibilities to include remote projects related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis, as need to support the successful business operation.

Qualifications

 

High school diploma or GED.

Minimum of 1-3 years directly related experience required.

Bilingual in Spanish

ACI Grade 1 Field Technician Certification, required upon hire.

Valid appropriate state driver license, Class A or B CDL preferred.

Detail orientated.

Must have good communication skills, bilingual in Spanish preferred.

 

Physical Environment

 

Frequent ability to lift or move up to 50 pounds throughout shift

Frequent ability to sit, climb, reach, and bend throughout shift

Moderate ability to travel to remote sites, up to 20% possible overnight

Ability to pass a DOT physical on annual basis, including a NIDA drug screen.

Moderate ability to operate heavy machinery.

Able to work in extreme conditions including hot or cold temperatures, noise, dirt, dust, with moderate noise levels.

 

 

US Concrete is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

U.S. Concrete
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