LafargeHolcim

Quality Control Technician

CA-AB-Edmonton
Requisition ID
2017-3780
# of Openings
1
Category
Quality Control
Product Line
Canada - Concrete Products

Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at www.lafarge-na.com/careers .

Overview

To provide constant monitoring and record keeping for the various stages of production of precast concrete, as it relates to quality (i.e. compliance with CSA A23.4, CPCI/PCI Standards, job specifications, plant standards, and procedures)

Responsibilities

  • Follow company safety and quality requirements.
  • Ensure that all materials and workmanship are in accordance with required specifications and drawings as applicable.
  • Keep on file a complete set of shop drawings for each work order and review job specific data/specifications with the QA/QC Manager and inform plant personnel.
  • Prepare the necessary inspection forms for each specific job being monitored and record all data appropriately.
  • Monitor and record the review of all purchased materials as they are received (i.e. cement, aggregate, admixtures, strand, reinforcing, miscellaneous iron etc.) before and during placement into products.
  • Perform testing of plastic and cured concrete (i.e. air, slump, cylinder breaks ect.) and record all necessary information as per specifications.
  • Evaluate mix design performance and consult QA/QC Manager for necessary adjustments.
  • Monitor and record all pertinent plant procedures. This includes keeping the required records and distributing report forms as outlined in the internal Quality program.
  • Perform a pre-pour inspection and follow-up post pour review of all products and provide a quality sign-off.
  • Survey of larger precast elements for camber and sweep as required.
  • Report any and all non-conformance issues to the QA/QC Manager and write necessary Non-Conformance Reports.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Civil Engineering/Construction Technology or Civil Engineering preferred; relevant work experience will also be considered
  • Excellent computer and math skills
  • Excellent blueprint reading skills
  • Basic surveying skills preferred
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • PCI Level 1/2 certification preferred
  • CCIL or ACI certification preferred

LafargeHolcim

As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 

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