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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.


  • Log, inspect, and test daily aggregate and asphalt products using ASTM, AASHTO, and Caltrans-specified testing procedures.
  • Maintain regular communication with plant personnel and/or supervisor to report material acceptability and test results.
  • Maintain clear and accurate records on products, quality, and activities.
  • Assist Lab and Field QC Supervisors on duties that pertain to sampling and testing aggregates.
  • Accurately ener field and lab data reports on testdate and activities into computer.
  • Prepare lab trial mixes.
  • Support material delivery and customer service in the field.
  • Test and inspect concrete and asphalt mixes and make field adjustments to maintain specifications.
  • Support miscellaneous plant activities as needed.
  • Promote a Zero-injury culture through personal adherence to all Company safety policies.


  • 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 60 pounds. 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
  • Computer literate in Windows-based programs and MS Office suite.
  • Math skills, inlcuding basic statistics and estimating.
  • Ability to work independently and remain self-motivated with minimal direct supervision.
  • Valid driver's lices and clean driving record.
  • Appreciation for timely, accurate data collection and reporting.



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.

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.


Quality Control Technician

Job Req ID:  5164
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

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

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