Quality Control Technician (Mobile)

Location: 

Laredo, TX, US Weatherford, TX, US McAllen, TX, US Fort Worth, TX, US Pecos, TX, US Amarillo, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Lubbock, TX, US

Requisition ID: 171078 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Home District/Group: South Central District 

Department: Quality 

Market: Transportation 

Employment Type: Full Time 

 

Position Overview

As a Quality Control Technician for Kiewit, you will support numerous projects across Texas and provide material testing on asphalt produced by a mobile plant to ensure that our materials meet client specification requirements. This person will be a part of Kiewit’s South Central district’s aggregate and paving group and will work on large roadway and other paving type jobs. Please refer to location section below for more information. 

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 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.

Location

This position will start in Pecos, TX and travel with a mobile asphalt plant to support paving operations on projects in West Texas area. Project durations could range from 6 months – 1 year and this person would receive per diem allowance (as defined by project budgets) and qualify for the company’s turnaround policy. 

Responsibilities

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

Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience working with 1A certification
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Certifications issued from HMAC for Asphalt Level 1A and AGG101 are preferred. Training will be provided for the ideal candidate.
  • Ability to obtain certification(s) within 6 months
  • Self-starter with exceptional organization and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Working knowledge of construction industry
  • Ability to gain additional certifications to support project testing and inspection as needed
  • Capability to work construction hours during high seasons
  • Capability to travel to support operations in West Texas as needed
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Experience in a fast-paced asphalt production laboratory preferred, but not required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

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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.


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