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Quality Control Technician - RiverBend Materials (Eugene, OR)

Eugene, OR, US, 97408

River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  151178

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

Position Overview

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for testing samples of aggregate, concrete and asphalt to determine suitability for use in various construction projects.  Primarily work 8 - 10 hours per day, 5 days per week.  This position requires traveling to perform the job duties at various jobsite locations.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Collect samples from asphalt, concrete or aggregate plants
  • Performs field tests for density or other properties
  • Process samples using a variety of testing equipment and procedures
  • Record data and enter information into computer systems
  • Report non-conformance to management and follow Quality Control plan requirements.
  • Investigate, analyze and recommend action to be taken related to quality control, production, and technical aspects of products and projects.
  • Assist sales department with quality-related customer questions, complaints, and site visits.
  • Communication with plant staff
  • Perform general clean-up and maintenance duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Ability to obtain ODOT Technician Certifications

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrates good performance, safety and attendance.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in basic mathematics.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with all departments and customers on the phone and in person.
  • Ability to perform well in a small team environment.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.          
  • Demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented and enjoys the challenge of solving technical problems.

     

 

Work Requirements

  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation and essential function of this position.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends as needed.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.
  • This position is subject to pre-employment drug screen.

 

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

     

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

River Bend Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  May 02, 2019


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