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Croell Inc. Quality Control Technician in Dodge City, Kansas

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and 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, requires regular travel and overtime with occasional weekends through peak season. This position reports to the Quality Control Director and has no supervisory responsibility.

For more information regarding this position, contact Jeramy at 641-229-6249.

General Duties and Functions:

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

  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations

  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner

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

  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings

  • Make safety the main priority

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management

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

  • Willingness to perform duties outside 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 quality of products

  • Troubleshoot, identify, correct and prevent quality control issues

  • Perform field and lab testing on aggregates and concrete

  • Maintain Quality Control record-keeping

  • Maintain Quality Control field and laboratory equipment

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

  • Maintain 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.

  • Cross-train with applicable positions

    Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen

  • Must be able to pass a drug test

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

  • ACI certifications

  • OSHA Training

  • Microsoft Office Skills

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

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

  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

    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: $18-$24 per hour (Based on experience, location, etc.)

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement