Job ID: 229399
W-L Construction and Paving, a CRH company, is one of southwest Virginia's largest grading contractors and the largest paving contractor in the area employing more than 350 employees during the construction months. W-L performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete, and utilities with paving operations exceeding one million tons per year. With multiple locations throughout the state of Virginia, W-L prides itself on its ability to provide a multitude of services to many customers in various geographical locations. In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
The Asphalt Quality Control Technician is responsible for assisting the QC/QA Lab Manager in designing, organizing and implementing a quality product. This process includes but may not be limited to managing all activities related to the safe production of hot mix asphalt by maintaining a safe working environment and safe working practices in all plant operations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Comply with all safety policies, procedures and established safe practices.
Work with the Production Team to meet customer needs and identify and develop new applications for existing products and developing new products.
Perform sampling, processing and testing materials used in the production of Hot Mix Asphalt in accordance with AASHTO, ASTM, INDOT, KYTC, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and FAA.
Communicate with QC/QA Manager, Plant Operators, Field Superintendents, State Hwy. officials and Customer Engineering Representatives, as necessary, in a professional manner.
Prepare and maintain Daily Progress Reports, QC Charts and testing records.
Evaluate test results and communicate with QC/QA Lab Manager to assist with maintaining compliance with specifications, including mixture blend changes.
Perform maintenance and calibration of lab testing equipment and document findings.
Perform HMA mix designs.
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