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QC Tech

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Caldwell, ID, US

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Caldwell, ID


Hours of Work

8-10 hours a day five days a week. Mandatory Saturdays occasionally.



We are currently recruiting for a Quality Control Technician to join our Caldwell, ID team.


Job Summary

The QC Tech will be responsible to ensure concrete products produced meet PCI (Precast/Restressed Concrete Institute), ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials), AASHTO (American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials), local industry, customer and company specifications as instructed by Plant Manager.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Oversee all concrete testing on required mix designs (Air, Slump Temp, Unit Weight, Cylinders, etc…) and ensure they are properly documented and reported.
  • Record and maintain cylinder break records in accordance to company quality control manual and PCI requirements.
  • Inspect raw materials and fresh concrete while batching and after testing to confirm concrete qualities meet the finished product specifications and the Plant Manager’s expectations.
  • Insure proper mix designs are programmed and used for each product type.
  • Take corrective action with concrete mix design, production equipment settings or other processes as approved by Plant Manager and/or QC Manager to ensure finished product will meet specifications.
  • Operate and maintain all quality equipment according to manuals and as instructed by the QC Manager.
  • Maintain documentation verifying that production and testing equipment has been properly and accurately calibrated in accordance with local standards.
  • Perform random inspection and documentation of wire cage fabrication.
  • Perform pre-pour and post-pour inspections as outlined by the Quality Control manager.
  • Perform inspections of loads leaving plant to meet accuracy and quality criteria.
  • Hold monthly quality control training meetings and maintain personnel training records.
  • Work closely with Batch Plant Operator, Lead Men and crews.
  • Regular timely attendance to meet company needs in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Performs special projects or assignments as directed.


  • Two-year technical degree preferred.
  • Operation and adjustment knowledge of all batching related equipment for concrete production.
  • Ability to read and understand production drawings and engineered prints.
  • Verbal and written communication skills understandable by the crew and the plant supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose mechanical malfunctions and make adjustments and/or basic repairs to equipment to produce concrete that meets specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and apply information from manuals, equipment drawings and Plant Managers instructions for equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Mathematical ability to calculate mixing proportions and quantities required for filling molds.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, and able to provide instruction and/or constructive criticism professionally.
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) Certified Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade I or ability to obtain within 1 year
  • PCI Level 2 or ability to obtain within 1 year.


Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, transgender status, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.  Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.  <brIf you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000.</br

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