ACI Grade 1 Field Testing Technician

Thursday, 23 December 2021 09:20

February 15-16, 2022

Holiday Inn & Suites-Charleston West
400 Second Avenue, SW
Charleston, WV 25303 

BSA Member Rate

  • Review & Exam (2-day) $ 490
  • Exam Only (2-part)  $ 320

Non- Member Rate

  • Review & Exam (2-day) $ 740
  • Exam Only (2-part) $ 470
 

Quality Control Technician - Winfield, WV

Monday, 15 November 2021 11:48

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Quality Control Technician role is based in Winfield, WV and reports directly to the Quality Control Supervisor.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

Do you like to collect and examine rocks when you were a kid? Would you like to be instrumental in guaranteeing product quality? Lehigh Hanson is seeking an
experienced Quality Control Technician to ensure our product meets the level of standard that comes with being an industry leader. This position is the first line of responsibility for internal quality control measurement, job site, and laboratory and Concrete plant raw material. Also, the position provides immediate response to Lehigh Hanson and customer needs related to product usage and conformance.

  • Promote a safe work environment at the plant as well as job sites
  • Sample and test raw materials for specification compliance
  • Validate that the proper components and materials are used
  • Calibrate, clean, and maintain production tools and testing equipment
  • Perform QC tests for entrained air content, slump/workability, coarseness/sand, yield, unit weight, temperature, and any other necessary test
  • Be onsite quality control monitor, which includes monitoring the quality control testing performed by a third party testing firm on any given project in an effort to ensure the QC testing procedures are being performed correctly per ASTM, as an insurance protection plan for Hanson Ready Mix on spec jobs.
  • Record and report test results to Dispatch, Batch personnel, Plant Manager, and Quality Control Supervisor.
  • Use test results to make mix adjustments.
  • Troubleshoot fresh/hardened concrete problems
  • Assist in the performance of trial batches for state and commercial projects.
  • Act as a customer service facilitator at all times and conduct informative programs for the plantemployees and customers as required.
  • Make recommendations and inform the Plant Manager and Quality Control Supervisor when mixdesign changes are necessary.
  • Promote a clean and environmentally friendly work environment for the employees and the community

Essential Experience and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required, technical school graduate preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record
  • Clear and concise oral and written communications skills (English)
  • Capable of making quick and responsible decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Language skills – clear and concise oral and written communications skills (English). Strong Interpersonal communication skills a must.
  • Math skills –Mathematical Skills such as Order of Operations, Density/Volume/Area
  • Conversions, and some statistical analysis.
  • Reasoning skills – capable of making quick and responsible decisions in a fast-paced environment. Understand basic written specifications for products.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including different shifts and overtime when needed
  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

Work Environment

  • Role operates in a manufacturing environment with moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, elevated noise levels, and dusty condition What we have to offer • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan
  • Highly competitive benefits programs
  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Line of Business
RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Department
Quality

Employer Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

State/Province
West Virginia

Pay/Class
Salaried Non-Exempt

   

ACI Aggregate Laboratory Technician

Monday, 15 November 2021 11:19

February 1-2, 2022

Thrasher 
600 White Oaks Blvd
Bridgeport, WV

Registration Deadline:  January 17, 2022

To register call the BSA office, 304-342-2450 or fill out registration form and fax to 304-342-2511

   

Quality Control Associate - Torrance, PA

Apply online: Lehighhanson.com/careers

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Quality Control Associate role is based in Torrance, PA and reports directly to the Plant Manager.

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

  • Perform quality control tests on asphalt & aggregate products

  • Work in conjunction with production personnel to evaluate problems with quality

  • Maintain necessary documentation of the testing procedure and results

  • Prepare documentation for customers and contractors certifying the product quality

  • Assist Plant Managers with other duties such as assessing stockpile inventory, performing scale clerk duties or other office clerical work, supporting plant maintenance during breakdowns. Build and maintain relationships with plant employees and customers

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; perform daily equipment inspections, as well as identify and assist in correcting unsafe conditions

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; college or technical degree a plus!

  • 1-2 yrs. Quality Control experience in a stone quarry or related industry

  • Solid computer skills and MS Excel experience preferred

  • Demonstrated basic math skills

  • Strong communication skills to interact with customers, contractors, agency personnel and plant personnel

  • PENNDOT Asphalt Certification preferred. Must be willing and able to pass the certification if it is not currently held

  • Work overtime as needed. During the construction season, the workweek may run 5 to 6 days / 45 to 65 hours per week

  • Work independently

  • Strong attention to detail and recordkeeping

  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule including different shifts and overtime when needed

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

Work Environment

• Role operates primarily a professional office environment; but requires conducting business at manufacturing locations and job sites where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, humidity, and elevated noise levels.

What we have to offer

  • Competitive base salary and participation in our annual incentive plan

  • Highly competitive benefits programs

  • 401k retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

External candidates must be able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Line of Business
Aggregates

Department
Quality

Employer Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

State/Province
Pennsylvania

Pay Class
Salaried Non-Exempt

   

Bonnie m. harold lifetime achievement award

Tuesday, 21 April 2015 13:29

2015 Recipient:  Michael Dougan, Armstrong Cement

Charleston, WV, April 20, 2015 On April 17, 2015 at the Builders Supply Association of WV 102nd Annual Meeting, the Bonnie M Harold Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Michael Dougan. 

The Bonnie M Harold Lifetime Achievement Award has been set up in honor of Bonnie M. Harold.  Bonnie Harold, retired Executive Director and long-standing member of the Builders Supply Association of WV for over 40 years.  The Bonnie M. Harold Lifetime Achievement Award was named in her honor for her remarkable guidance and endless effort in support of the Builders Supply Association of WV.

 The award was presented with a short speech by Jim Fichtelman stating: Mike, has shown remarkable guidance and endless effort in support of the Builders Supply Association of WV.  The presentation of the plague was given by Mikes son, Robert and his in-laws Stan and Susie Wassick.  In addition to many members of the association, Kim Dougan , Mikes wife were in attendance to see this great honor presented to a stunned and shocked recipient.  

As Mike accepted the award a standing ovation was given by the crowd.  Congratulations! Mike. 

   

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