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Quality Control Tech - Concrete (seasonal)

Company: Knife River - Central Minnesota Division Department: Concrete
Location: Sauk Rapids, MN Hiring Manager: Janelle L Adelman
Closing Date: 07/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time - Seasonal
Job Summary:
Responsible to safely collect samples of crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel and test concrete for conformance to specifications. Assist with adjustments to mix designs at job sites. Represents KRC Quality specifications to our customers. Conduct all MNDOT testing and perform quality assurance testing with our customers.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. General education, grammar and arithmetic, GED or high school diploma or equivalent
2. Ability to provide and maintain proper certifications, licensure, medical card and acceptable driving record.
3. 2 plus years concrete experience preferred
4. Concrete field and plant certifications preferred
How To Apply
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.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:4787 Shadow Wood Drive NE, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Duties & Responsibilities
1. Develop and maintain customer relations
2. Meet with customers to investigate quality material issues and resolution
3. Visit job sites to maintain customer relations and project quality and troubleshoot quality concerns
4. Collect material samples, identify material, and compile statistical data on test results.
5. Examine and evaluate data – determine material quality in relation to specifications
6. Maintain all required MNDOT and ACI certifications and maintain close relationships with MNDOT personnel and outside testing agencies
7. Conduct finished and in-process inspections
8. Perform concrete trial batches
9. Remain current in knowledge of concrete quality specifications
10. Call on customer warranty issues
11. Safely and properly perform laboratory tests on variety of materials (Aggregate and/or Concrete).
12. Perform arithmetic operations and record findings and needed actions.
13. Maintain lab, equipment and vehicle
14. Perform daily housekeeping
15. 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.
16. Ensure work activities comply with OSHA, EPA, safety and environmental regulations. Good housekeeping skills.
17. Travel is required.
18. Performs other duties as assigned.
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