Quality Control Technician - Heavy Civil Construction


Fort Worth, TX, US Grapevine, TX, US Irving, TX, US Weatherford, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Westlake, TX, US

Requisition ID: 169058 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: South Central District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

The QC Tech will work a laboratory position at both Kiewit’s large hot asphalt plant and aggregate mine located near Weatherford, Texas. As a Quality Control Lab Technician for Kiewit, you will provide material testing on plant produced asphalt and aggregate materials to ensure that they meet our client specification requirements. The asphalt plant is located approximately halfway between Fort Worth, TX and Weatherford, TX.

District Overview

Kiewit's South-Central District is one of Kiewit's leading infrastructure districts specializing in heavy civil, transportation, and water resource markets. Projects where these aggregate materials could be used on could include mass grading, drainage, paving, underground utilities and more. Although most of our work is regionally based in the south-central region of the United States, we also pursue various projects stretching across the United States. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about infrastructure and committed to the construction industry as opposed to engineering design.


Weatherford, TX – This person will support QC material testing operations at both Kiewit’s large hot asphalt plant and aggregate mine. Both plants are located near Weatherford, Texas (within the DFW area) and are approximately 40 miles apart from one another. The QC Tech will work at both locations as needed.


  • Perform testing of asphalt and aggregate materials for conformance to requirements.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of various testing procedures for construction materials.
  • Provide understanding of TXDOT and local municipality specifications.
  • Report test results to management and recognize failing materials immediately.
  • Ability to understand asphalt and aggregate property relationships.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Capability to travel between aggregate & asphalt plant locations (approximately 40 miles apart from each other with the town of Weatherford, TX being the mid-point) to support QC operations as needed.
  • Working knowledge of materials' testing within the construction industry.
  • Certifications issued from HMAC for Asphalt Level 1A, AGG101, SB101, and/or SB102 are preferred, but not required.
  • If a candidate does not have one or more of the above certifications, training will be provided for the ideal candidate.
  • Ability to obtain certification(s) within 6 months.
  • Ability to gain additional certifications to support project testing and inspection as needed.
  • Experience in a fast-paced asphalt and/or aggregate production laboratory is preferred, but not required.
  • Capability to work construction hours during high seasons.
  • Self-starter with exceptional organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • The ability to accomplish goals successfully both independently and while working as a team.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.


Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
•    May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Worth
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: QC, Construction, Inspector, Civil Engineer, Quality, Engineering