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Ready Mix Operations Specialist

Company: CRH Americas Materials
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID: - 401059Texas Materials -is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide. -Position OverviewSupport operations and quality control with regular checks at plants and facilities. Develop and maintain relationships with key customers, facility managers, DOT personnel, State, County, and Municipal personnel. - Develop and maintain relationships with material suppliers. The Operations Specialist will assist with daily jobsite visits and testing concrete at laboratory.Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Create an attitude of Safety, contribute to the safe operation of the department; maintain a safe, clean work area
  • Assist with daily jobsite visits assuring jobsite safety for employees and quality standards are followed
  • Jobsite observation reports and quality assurance testing, as necessary
  • Support operations and quality control with regular checks at plants and facilities
  • Assist with testing concrete at laboratory using accepted methods to inspect, sample, and test materials for the purpose of quality control
  • Respond to driver needs on jobsites
  • Follow quality control plans and guidelines as assigned.
  • At point of delivery, spot checks sample physical properties as above and discuss necessary adjustments in batch weights with Manager, plus observes workability, finish ability, and contractor's use or misuse of product.
  • Performs on-site surveys of fleets and facilities producing products so as to be able to identify delivery problems and recommend solutions.
  • Prepare and record accurate information; maintain test results database./ Keeps a written daily log of activities and observations.
  • Serve as a liaison between all departments, as needed.
  • Follow directions of the manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific duty.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures.
  • Develops and maintains appropriate working relationship so that individuals will be able to inform Distribution, Production and/or Sales of conditions that could adversely affect good, efficient delivery service and take necessary action to correct the condition.
  • Investigates and reports complaints pertaining to quantity, quality, or performance.
  • Writes job inspection reports when required.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned. Qualifications Education/Experience
    • Minimum or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
    • ACI Field Grade I Testing Technician
    • ACI Aggregate or Laboratory Certification; NRMCA Certification is a plus
    • Experience in the collection, testing and reporting of concrete and/or aggregate samples.
    • Must obtain and maintain DOT certifications required to test concrete as required by state regulations.
    • Five years of experience in a related field is preferred.Work Requirements
      • Must be 18 years in age or older.
      • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
      • Must be able to provide valid documentation for Form I-9.
      • Must have strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
      • Must be willing to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
      • Must have valid driver's license and meet the qualifications of the fleet safety program.
      • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
      • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
      • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
      • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.Knowledge/Skill Requirements
        • Must know and understand all DOT regulations, such as sampling frequency, sampling methods, graduation requirements, quality requirements, etc.
        • Working knowledge of ACI, ASTM, DOT and Regional standards and specifications.
        • Knowledge of concrete computer programs such as CommandQC and Commandseries preferred
        • Knowledge of the aggregate and concrete manufacturing process.
        • Proven ability to develop relationships and to work with teams as both a leader and a participant.
        • Effective interpersonal and communication skills; building rapport, listening, presenting, giving, and receiving feedback.
        • Must be able to perform simple mathematic calculations.
        • Highly motivated to learn all aspects of all departments.
        • Must have or acquire basic computer skills and be able to work with e-mail and simple spreadsheets.Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
          • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
          • May require sitting for extended periods of time.
          • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
          • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
          • Must be able to hold weights of 5-10lbs in a stretched arm position for extended periods of time.
          • Must be able to lift 75 lbs (minimum) on a repetitive basis.
          • Able to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time. -Work Environment
            • Able to work in all weather conditions.
            • Able to work extended hours if needed. - -
            • Job hazards include exposure to dust, noise, fumes, and all weather conditions. The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. - They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. - Other duties may be assigned as required. - Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What CRH Offers You
              • Highly competitive base pay
              • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
              • Group retirement savings program
              • Health and wellness programs
              • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotionAbout CRHCRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest! Texas Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this -. - -

Keywords: CRH Americas Materials, Cedar Park , Ready Mix Operations Specialist, Other , Cedar Park, Texas

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