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Croell Inc. Quality Control Technician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a family-owned regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and produce concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The Quality Control Technician position is responsible for testing concrete and aggregates while following safety and operational guidelines. This position will also perform tests on concrete in its plastic state, sample and perform aggregate gradations and maintain courteous customer relations. This position is full-time that requires overtime through peak season, reports to the Quality Control Director, and has no supervisory responsibility.

For more information regarding this position, contact Chuck at 319-362-8080.

Incentive(s)

  • $1500 Sign-On Bonus

  • $200 Annual Clothing Stipend

    General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules, and projects

  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook

  • Consistently keep the office clean and organized to promote professionalism, safety, and efficiency

  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory training

  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive

  • Willingness to perform duties outside the normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)

    Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Communicate with the Quality Control Director and/or the Quality Control Manager for daily duty assignments

  • Communicate with the Quality Control Director and/or the Quality Control Manager on Quality Control related items (issues, trends, projects, etc.)

  • Complete site visits to production facilities to monitor the quality of products

  • Troubleshoot, identify, correct, and prevent quality control issues

  • Perform field and lab testing on aggregates and concrete

  • Maintain Quality Control recordkeeping

  • Maintain Quality Control field and laboratory equipment

  • Maintain good relations with plant personnel, customers, engineering technicians, supervisors, etc.

  • Maintain a daily diary of Quality Control operations

  • Maintain safe practices at all times and report injuries to management as necessary

  • Understand mix designs, water/cement ratios, batching equipment, batching processes, Quality Control documentation, etc.

  • Assist plants during production

  • Adjust concrete as needed to meet specifications

  • Train production personnel on the basic concrete testing procedures such as air, slump, temperature, etc.

    Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen and drug test

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record request

  • State DOT Certifications

  • ACI certifications

  • OSHA Training

  • Microsoft Office Skills

  • Basic level of reasoning abilities (i.e. Meeting deadlines, Prioritize Company and customer needs, serving as a leader to both peers and direct reports)

  • Strong mathematical skills (i.e. Add, Subtract, Multiply, Divide)

    Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • MSHA Training

  • Knowledge of Concrete and Aggregate testing

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing

  • Operate hand and foot controls

  • Simple/Firm grasping

  • Ability to carry over 50 pounds

  • Ability to lift/lower over 50 pounds

  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching

  • Kneeling/Crawling

  • Gross manipulation (pinching)

    Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Salary Range: COMPETITIVE WAGES (Based on experience, etc.)

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off and Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement

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