Concrete Quality Control Technician, 2713

Location , PA
Date Posted May 23, 2018
Category Commercial/Residential
Job Type Seasonal/Temp


Job Description

Silvi Concrete Company, a progressive, integrated, manufacturer and supplier of Ready Mix concrete for close to 60 years, is seeking a Concrete Quality Control Technician.  Through a combination of growth and acquisitions, the company has become one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of concrete products in the Northeast, US.  Today, the company manufactures concrete at multiple locations and supplies those plants with materials from its own mining operations and imports to its port facility located on the Delaware River. 
At the center of Silvi’s success is its commitment to customer service, satisfaction and loyalty. Our quality control staff plays a key role in fulfilling that commitment. The primary responsibility of this position is to monitor and administer the Quality Control (QC) Program, as it applies to assigned projects to ensure that materials on construction projects are in compliance with plans and specifications.  The successful candidate will be in excellent physical shape, hard working, extremely dependable and will be willing to work in labs, travel to our various plants and to the job sites.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities Travels to our various plants and job locations and performs the following tasks:

-Arrives at the plant or job site prior to the first concrete delivery.

–   Performs the initial and ongoing testing of aggregate and concrete for:

–   Gradation

–   Moisture

–   Slump

–   Air Content

–   Temperature

—   After evaluation of the above factors, maintains contact with plant operations and/or QC, to ensure that necessary adjustments (if required) to the mixture are made.

–   When the concrete comes to the job site places some of the batch in cylinders.

–   In the lab, performs tests that measure the compressive strength of concrete cylinders.

–   Compares that value to the design value to ensure compliance with specifications.

–   Communicates information to the appropriate individuals/agencies.

–   Works Saturdays and night pours as required.


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