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CareerMine Job Id:
799670 Job Summary
QC Technician - Cement
Employer Job Id:
July 28, 2012
Vulcan Materials Company
September 26, 2012
QC Technician - Cement
- Perform laboratory tests in according to prescribed standards to determine chemical and physical characteristics of materials for such purposes as quality control, and or product development.
- Complete physical testing on all daily, ASTM and, AASHTO cement compositions
- Make and break cubs for compression strength test of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Air Content of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Normal Consistency of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Vicat and Gillmore Set Times of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Fineness of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Early Stiffening of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Past and Mortal False set time of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Chemistry of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Strength Uniformity Evaluation
- Run Autoclave Expansion of Hydraulic Cement
- Run Mortar Bar Expansion testing
- Analyze test results
- Complete Data Entry
- Communicate test results with Supervisors, and Managers as required
- Retain and Recycle samples as required
- Conduct physical testing of Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL) Samples as required
- Participate in bi-annual CCRL Inspections
- Complete Standard Sand Certification as required
- Complete physical testing of Competitor cement samples
- Be familiar with the location and content of all laboratory Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s)
- Complete cement non-conformance reports as required
- Maintain environmental rainfall data
- Submit all work requests using DataStream
- Conduct general housekeeping in specific work areas
- Perform Optimum SO3 testing as required
- Inventory laboratory supplies
- Review and revise Total Quality System as required
- Fill in for other laboratory positions as required
- Complies with all environmental, health, safety & training policies, procedures and requirements.
- Performs any additional responsibilities as directed by Manager.
Perform Equipment Verification:
- Wet Washing Sieves
- Moist Cabinet
- Compression Machine
- Manual Blaine Apparatus
- Education: High School Diploma or equivalent experience preferred.
- Experience: Three (3) years’ experience in the construction/mining/concrete industry or quality control field preferred.
- License: Valid Driver’s License with acceptable driving record required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems, good problem solving ability in a team environment. Must have planning skills, excellent communication skills. Must have the ability to read technical manuals and have the ability to effectively communicate in English, including reading and writing.
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