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Manatt's Inc Quality Control Technician in Brooklyn, Iowa

The success Manatts, Inc., enjoys today in the construction industry started 75 years ago. Back then, it was one man, one truck, and now our team of employees numbers more than 750 strong. We have dozens of ready-mix and asphalt production facilities around the state of Iowa. Our massive fleet of dump and ready-mix trucks serves thousands of job sites every year. In addition, our concrete and asphalt paving divisions, along with our various other crews, complete hundreds of projects every season.

Our Brooklyn, Iowa Ready Mix Plant has an opening for a Quality Control Technician.


  • Create an attitude of Safety, contribute to the safe operation of the department; maintain a safe, clean work area.

  • Use accepted methods to inspect, sample, and test materials for the purpose of quality control.

  • Sample and test mixtures to stay in compliance with contract specifications and quality control tolerance.

  • Follow quality control plans and guidelines as assigned.

  • Responsible for ensuring the proper mix design, scale weights and water demand of mix designs at batch plants.

  • Performs physical tests on ready mix concrete at plant, such as slump, entrained air, unit weight and yield, time of setting and compressive strength.

  • At point of delivery, spot checks sample physical properties as above and discusses necessary adjustments in batch weights with Manager.

  • Performs on-site surveys of fleets and facilities producing products so as to be able to identify delivery problems and recommend solutions.

  • Performs physical tests on ready mix concrete aggregates, such as gradations, decants, sand equivalency, specific gravity and density, absorption.

  • Monitor and test process functions and materials daily to ensure our products meet or exceed requirements of the appropriate agency or customer.

  • Prepare and record accurate information; maintain test results database./ Keeps a written daily log of activities and observations.

  • Obtain required certifications in a timely manner.

  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.

  • Follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures.

  • Investigates and reports complaints pertaining to quantity, quality, or performance.

  • Other duties as may be assigned.


  • Experience with DOT concrete paving projects preferred

  • DOT Certified Technician preferred but willing to train

  • Computer skills: MS Excel and Word

  • Good math skills

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Valid driver’s license

  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • Health Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • 401K Retirement Plan

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Plan

  • Wellness Program

  • Paid Holidays

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