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Quality Coordinator - Spokane Valley, WA

Location:  Spokane, WA, US, 99212
Company:  Oldcastle Precast


Job ID:  123766



Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.



Position Summary


Coordinates plant activity to comply with PCI MNL 116, 117, and 120.  Some essential duties of this position cannot be accomplished remotely; physical presence on-site is required.


Duties and Responsibilities 


Ensure that all work is in compliance with requirements of the PCI plant certification program


Direct and supervise inspection and concrete testing employees

  • Direct laboratory and plant activities
  • Ensure appropriate staffing for inspection and testing


Function as the internal QC expert

  • Lead person in QC submittal package and final QC reports preparation
  • Keep up-to-date regarding QC and paperwork requirements of various external agencies
  • Responsive to production needs for testing and inspection timeliness
  • Maintain an independent “watchdog” status (ensuring, for instance, that pieces are produced in accordance with drawings) – while still understanding the importance of smooth operation in production


Work with production to ensure quality output

  • Responsible for creating, testing, and adjusting concrete mix designs
  • Control and monitor all heating requirements to properly cure concrete
  • Assure that all pre-pour and post-pour inspections are completed and recorded
  • Responsible for calibration of all stressing and testing equipment
  • Work with production and engineering to find solutions to quality problems and/or issues


Maintain excellent internal and external customer relations

  • Respond timely and professionally to internal and external customer inquiries and information requests – including both governmental and private inspectors/agencies
  • Take lead in preparing Requests For Resolution: preparing, in consultation with other departments, remedial and submittal packages
  • Research questions to determine the problem and communicate any corrective action that is required
  • Actively engage with production department to ensure workflow efficiencies




  • PCI Plant Quality Personnel Level I/II and ACI Concrete Strength Testing Technician certification Required
  • PCI Level III Preferred, or able and willing to attain Level III certification within the next two years
  • Minimum five year’s experience in a PCI certified plant with B4 and C4 certifications
  • Familiarity with concrete mix designs
  • Understanding of PCI MNL 116, 117, and 120
  • Extensive knowledge of specification standards, PCI certification requirements, and production techniques
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Comfortable with various computer software programs and interested in new technology



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 Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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