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Quality Control Lab Technician (BB-7610B)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:
Overview :

Reporting to the GVA RMX QA Supervisor, the incumbent will be expected to be able perform all material strength and durability tests in compliance with CSA and ASTM requirements. If not already certified, the incumbent will be expected to pass the CCIL certification exams. The incumbent works with the Laboratory team in performing cylinder transport and curing, compression testing, aggregate testing, product trialing and development, mix optimization, result reporting and KPI tracking in the Richmond Central Concrete Lab. The incumbent must adhere to CCIL certification requirements and ensure compliance for certification.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Quality control of ready-mix, through active testing of finished goods and its raw materials. Including all concrete durability tests as well as aggregate testing (grading, durability etc).
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining records and KPI performance inputting.
  • Supports QA manager with mix performance, mix optimization, product solutions, through KPI’s.
  • Promotes a positive safety culture; performs all work activities following all relevant safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work long hours – occasional weekend work
  • Able to perform a variety of physical tasks, including moderate to heavy lifting
  • This role requires someone who can work with autonomy in a lab setting
  • Supports with the preparation, batching, mixing and testing of concrete mix designs and cement/cementitious materials (strength, slump, durability, particle size etc), ensures all materials are adequately stocked.
  • Transportation of cylinders as per CSA specifications
  • Tracking and reporting FLRA’s and Environmental checklists
  • Reporting of all safety and environmental incidents
  • Contributes to all lab-related non-technical tasks including housekeeping, organization, data entry, and lab maintenance projects
  • Results / Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for concrete specimen samples for GVA through transport to durability testing
  • Reporting of results into data base and KPI trackers
  • Keeping CCIL and other certification logs up to date
  • Maintains the calibration and maintenance/servicing for all lab and field equipment and records up to date
  • Innovation/optimization trialing
  • Aggregate testing and control charting
  • Qualifications
  • Minimum 2 year College Diploma in Civil Engineering Technology, or an acceptable combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to Accredited C.E.T, or related field.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in concrete, aggregate, or asphalt industries
  • Prior field experience in concrete testing desirable
  • Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with high degree of accuracy
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Demonstrated time management skills
  • Demonstrated computer literacy
  • Knowledge of CCIL Certifications, accreditations and procedures for concrete
  • Strong safety culture
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Accurate and detail oriented
  • Independent and resourceful
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