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.
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
Aggregate testing and control charting
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