Payne and Dolan, Inc.
20.00 - Hourly
Quality Control Field Technician
Payne and Dolan Inc, A Walbec Goup Company
Under the direction of the Technical Services Manager (TSM), the Quality Control Field Technician is responsible for providing quality testing for the company in an ethical, precise and expedient manner. In addition, the Field Technician must be able to work and communicate in a professional manner with both internal and external customers.
Role and Responsibilities:
- Perform sampling of construction materials from various locations within the region, including both permanent and portable crushing, washing, and asphalt plants.
- Perform testing of construction materials, including but not limited to aggregates and hot mix asphalt.
- Be capable of performing mathematical calculations as required for daily job duties.
- Follow the applicable specifications and current test procedures within relevant agency manuals, training and certifications while utilizing the Corporate QC Lab Standards and QC Technician Manual as a guidelines.
- Accurately communicate and report test results, including documentation of specific test(s) performed and required paperwork, to all necessary internal and external staff as directed.
- Document and maintain all test data on the appropriate data sheets and charts after every test.
- Ensure all information is accurate and entered on the appropriate data sheets and in the computer system(s).
- Maintain records in an organized manner and document sampling and testing performed and actions taken.
- Prepare, maintain and analyze test results and assist in the production process by making troubleshooting adjustments.
- Confirm the Team Leader and/or TSM has all the required paperwork (job data, calibration data, etc).
- Ensure that all equipment is working properly and calibrated. Responsible for following the calibration schedule for each lab and notifying the Team Leader and/or TSM of any malfunctioning equipment. Perform regular maintenance on testing equipment.
- Ensure that the proper forms are completed when setting up a lab, tearing down a lab for a move, and at end of the season.
- Ensure all testing equipment, laboratories and vehicles used are properly cleaned and kept in a professional manner. At a minimum, cleaning should be done at the end of every shift.
- Maintain vehicles when utilized to visit job sites and complete all necessary safety checks and log books to ensure accurate driving records.
- All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.
- Strong interpersonal, organization and communication skills; works well in a team environment.
- The ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously and the ability to work effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision; must be a self-starter.
- The ability to frequently lift 50 70 pounds.
- The ability to physically perform the required tests, both in the lab and on a field construction site.
- The ability to understand and follow all established and required company safety guidelines.
- The ability to obtain the necessary certifications required to perform assigned duties.
- The ability to strictly adhere to company established laboratory standards.
- Bachelor's Degree, Associates Degree, or an equivalent combination of training and work experience.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- The ability to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends, as needed. Overnight stays and extended travel may be required.
- All Technicians who will be operating any meter will be issued a dosimeter in order to monitor the individual's occupational exposure to radiation.
- Each Technician must abide by and follow all the administrative codes concerning radiation protection and will be required to attend and pass "Radiation Safety & HazMat training".
The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
Going up and down ladders, stairs, and ramps. Using of feet and legs, and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized
Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces
Bending body downward and forward by bending at the waist. This task is important if it occurs a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles
Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine
Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet
Using upper arms and shoulders to exert force in order to draw, drag, or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back.
Picking, pinching, typing, keyboarding, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather then whole hand or arms as in handling
Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palms
Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Raising arms from a lower to a higher position in all planes and directions, to conduct task. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back muscles.
To support one self on the feet in an erect position
To move along on foot: advance by steps.
Using of hands to grasp, lift and use tools and material
To rest on the buttocks or haunches, while using upper extremities.
Critical How important is the item to completion of assigned responsibilities A = essential to the job B = required, but not essential C = not required Frequency How often does the job require the employee to demonstrate the task 1 = less then 10% of time 2 = from 11 25 % of time 3 = from 26 50 % of time 4 = from 51 75 % of time 5 = from 75 100 % of time Intensity Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of weight to the completion of assigned responsibilities 1 = less then 10 lbs. 2 = from 10 24 lbs. 3 = from 25 49 lbs. 4 = from 50 74 lbs. 5 = from 74 99 lbs. 6 = from 100 lbs. and up
Environmental Requirements: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.b
- Be able to tolerate variable weather conditions from extreme heat to cold
- Work in a dirty and dusty environment
- Be able to walk and/or stand for extended time (up to an entire day's shift)
- Be able to comprehend, understand and follow policies, procedures and safety requirements
- Have the ability to hear and see to the level of accomplishment for above requirements
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees.