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Northeast Paving Quality Control Tech I in Northfield, Massachusetts

Quality Control Tech l General Description A Quality Control Technician is an hourly, skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Quality Control Technician typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the workflow dictates. Key Duties This position is responsible for controlling the quality of the production of hot mix asphalt through inspection of the plant, production materials, and jobsite review as well as conducting routine and special laboratory testing to ensure conformance standards - Proficiently and accurately sample and conduct visual inspection and laboratory testing of construction materials according to the appropriate standard test methods to ensure quality control of products at the point of production, shipping and arrival on the jobsite - Test methods include but not limited to DOT regulations - Communicate and document test results to plant operator, supervisor and operations - Review mix designs and product to job specifications of upcoming projects - Perform jobsite inspection, customer service and troubleshooting as needed - Prepare various QC reports and formulating specific recommendations to resolve or correct quality issue - Visually inspecting stockpiles, materials sources, plant and truck loads at plant sites - Conduct testing and assisting in plant inspection and calibration to ensure the proper quality of the product - Verify outside construction materials testing laboratory results and maintain accurate, timely records of test data, product quality, and defective materials Education and Experience - This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Quality Control Technician. - A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. - One (1) or two (2) years of college or equivalent (e.g. trade school, specialized training). - Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. - Must have 1-2 years field and plant experience in testing and controlling the quality of asphalt pavement materials and construction aggregates. - A valid driver's license is required. Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Quality Control Technician encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. We promote a Drug-Free Workplace. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply. For a complete job description and how applicants may apply online visit: or email