Constructors Inc QA/QC Lab Technician in Carlsbad, New Mexico
Job Objectives: This job requires being responsible for the overall performance of Quality Assurance and Quality Control as it pertains to produced materials and projects for the company.
Essential Job Functions:
To coordinate and schedule testing.
To test all materials as needed for jobs, material sales, and design modifications/certifications.
To process and file all necessary paperwork for testing results in appropriate job files.
To schedule all testing form outside labs.
To request all necessary testing results and contact the appropriate Project Supervisor/Foreman with those results in a timely fashion.
To maintain necessary state/federal/organizational certifications required to sign state required gradations, submittals, and RFI responses. NM and TX.
To work with Prod./Maint. Supervisor on aggregate and asphalt compliance specifications.
To work with Project Manager on mix designs and submittals on all projects.
To prepare weekly timesheets for all production personnel, and turn into the office.
To maintain a materials database.
To perform the duties of Weigh Master as needed and required by State. NM and TX
Perform any work deemed necessary by the Supervisor/Foreman.
Follow all safety guidelines at all times.
Critical Demands of Job:
Occasionally: An activity or condition existing up to 1/3 of the time; Frequently: An activity or condition existing from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time; Continuous: An activity or condition existing 2/3 or more of the time. (Dictionary of Occupational Titles)
Standing: Frequent. Requires the ability to stand on various types of surfaces and terrain, including construction sites and mountainous terrain
Walking: Frequent. Requires the ability to walk on various types of surfaces, and terrain, including construction sites and mountainous terrain.
Lifting/Carrying: Frequent. This position classified as "Medium Work". This requires the ability to "exert up to 75 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs of force frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs of force constantly to move objects.
Climbing: Frequent. Requires the ability to climb in and out of heavy trucks up to 5 steps, 4" width, 16" apart. Ability to climb on and off heavy equipment in awkward positions.
Spinal Rotation: Continuous. Requires full spinal rotation with ability to sustain position for up to 10 seconds.
Push/Pull: Continuous. Requires the ability to work levers of less than 10 lbs. of force, with greater than 20 lbs. of force occasionally.
Balance: Frequent. Requires the ability to balance self with both extremities while climbing on heavy equipment, or while working in awkward positions on en even terrain, usually while carrying tools.
Reaching: Frequent. Requires the ability to utilize full upper extremity range of motion to operate controls, and assist in labor tasks such as shoveling,or raking.
Grasping/Handling: Continuous. Requires the ability to grasp a steering wheel control, and fine motor dexterity to manipulate operator controls of various sizes(1/2-2") and shapes (cylindrical and round). Requires a gross grasp to maintain hold of long handled tools. Occasional use of vibrating tools will be encountered during control use.
Long Handled Tool Use: Occasional. Requires the ability to perform safe, neutral spine technique for shoveling and/or raking material weighing 25-50 lbs.
Vision: Continuous. Requires the ability for environmental awareness at construction site as well as good depth perception to accurately determine if surfaces are level.
Climate: Continuous. Requires the ability to tolerate extreme temperatures.
Endurance. Excellent. Requires the ability to tolerate up to 10-14 hour days;7 days a week.
Hearing. Occasionally. On the plant site, this position requires the ability to communicate by radio to plant operator and drivers. Communication is currently accomplished over a speakerphone. On the job site, hand signals are the predominant form of communication; therefore, hearing is not a requirement depending on the type of equipment utilized. This task is performed in conjunction to the previous demands listed.
Equipment used to perform job:
Clothing provided by employee: steel toe boots and leather gloves
Safety equipment provided by employer: safety vest, hardhat, hearing protection, safety glasses.
Testing equipment: screens, shakers, compactors, ovens, etc.