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Quality Control Technician - Seasonal

Company: Knife River - Midwest Division Department: Asphalt
Location: Sioux City, IA Hiring Manager: Shana M Munsen
Closing Date: 05/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Good pay! Good benefits! Good people! At Knife River, we take care of our team because we know it’s our people who make us successful. We are one of the 10 largest construction materials producers/contractors in the country, and we’re growing! We are adding people to our team every day — people who are committed to working safely and to delivering high-quality results for our customers and jobsites.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Control Technician at our traveling Asphalt plant (IA, SD and NE areas). We offer competitive wages with a full benefits package. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Safely collecting samples of concrete and asphalt, crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel and test for conformance to specifications.
Minimum Qualifications:

1. Safely and properly perform laboratory tests on variety of materials (Aggregate, Asphalt and/or Concrete).

2. Collect material samples, identify material, and compile statistical data on test results.

3. Perform necessary tests (i.e., gradations, incinerations, rice tests, marshall tests, %crushed, etc.)

4. Examine and evaluate data – determine material quality in relation to specifications.

5. Present alternative actions in relation to the evaluation.

6. Perform arithmetic operations and report findings and needed actions.

7. Maintain lab and equipment.

8. Perform daily housekeeping.

9. Conduct finished and in-process inspections.

10. Perform concrete trial batches.

11. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations. Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive customer relations & act courteous/respectful of others. Communicate test results to appropriate stakeholders.

12. Ensure work activities comply with OSHA, EPA, safety and environmental regulations. Good housekeeping skills.

13. Must have valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record under Company policy.

14. Performs other duties as assigned.
Paid Holidays * Two Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents *
How To Apply
If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:2220 Hawkeye Drive, Sioux City, IA 51105.

Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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