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QC Specialist

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77077

Company:  Oldcastle Materials - Gulf Coast

 
 

Oldcastle Materials Texas Region

Job ID:  129870

 

Gulf Coast is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by Oldcastle Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Gulf Coast is part of Oldcastle’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

 

Position Summary

Assistance in managing a companywide Quality Control Plan, a laboratory quality system plan, a training program, and quality assurance to ensure hot mix asphalt (HMA) and component materials comply with the applicable specifications.  Conduct research and review the research of others to improve the company’s product quality and performance.  This position may include night work and overtime. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage collection and analyzing of HMA production data and construction data.  Recommendations for appropriate adjustments to production and construction staff to bring process into compliance with applicable standards and follow-up on needed actions to ensure anticipated results are obtained.
  • Development of Mix designs and extensive knowledge on DOT, City and FAA specifications.
  • Investigate reports of low quality work and make recommendations for resolutions.
  • Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Participate in pre-construction meetings with project teams.
  • Evaluate possible quality issues of the job sites.
  • Develop, implement and evaluate programs and procedures to ensure quality.

     

    Other Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual
  • Strict adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Effective management of employee performance through coaching, feedback (written and verbal), rewards, and discipline when necessary.
  • Execution of performance appraisal system, including annual evaluations and mid-year evaluations.
  • Addressing complaints and resolving problems in a timely manner.
  • Lead by example.
  • Ability to get work done through others using effective delegation, scheduling, and time management practices.

    Qualifications

  • 5+ years of Asphalt Testing and Mix Design related experience. 
  • TX Dot Level 2 & Level 1A Certification Required
  • Field 1B Certified preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic operating procedures and mechanics of an asphalt plant.  Knowledge of safety, the environment and transportation.
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and malfunctions and respond accordingly. 

     

     

     

    Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, works outside in conditions that may be cold and icy, and exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment may be high.

    What Oldcastle Offers You

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

    About Oldcastle

    Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

    Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

     

     

     

 

 

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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Oldcastle Materials Texas Gulf Coast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oldcastle Materials Texas Gulf Coast is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 


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