Quality Control Technician

Job Summary

The Quality Control Technician will assist the Quality Manager with optimizing the efficiency and productivity of plants by testing and analyzing data and working through any issues at the project sites.


At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.


$25.00 - $30.00  DOE


  • Work with the plant operator on plant operations and efficiency
  • Dispense site added admixture
  • Perform sample preparations and standard quality tests on construction aggregates and Portland cement concrete (in accordance with the most current ASTM, AASHTO, and ARIZ standards)
  • Assist Lab and Field QC Supervisors on duties that pertain to sampling and testing aggregates and concrete
  • Testing to include moisture content, slump, density, air content, cylinders, etc.
  • Troubleshoot job problems and handle job complaints (low breaks, Schmidt hammer, cracking, coring)
  • Coordinate work with other regional management personnel, i.e. sales, operations, customer service, dispatch
  • Prepare job incident reports
  • Analyze aggregate and strength reports
  • Work directly with customers
  • Attend pre-job meetings
  • Work with plant operators, co-workers, and drivers


  • High school diploma/GED
  • ATTI and ACI certified


  • Job requires the following motions; climbing, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, driving, riding, vibration, twisting, pushing/pulling of controls, and riding on rough terrain. 
  • Lifting of up to 75 pounds, use of hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers. Exposed to extremes of hot and cold weather.
  • Overtime work plus nights may be required. Able to work cooperatively with others.
  • Obtain and maintain all necessary ACI, OSHA and MSHA training certifications

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.




Santa Maria, CA, US, 93454

Job Req ID:  12039
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Santa Barbara
Nearest Secondary Market: Santa Maria

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