Posted: 6/15/2020
 (Des Moines, IA)

Reports to: Quality Control Supervisor

Job Overview:

Areas of Accountability:

  • To help promote the quality control efforts of PDM Precast
  • Responsible for promoting the company Safety Program and to ensure plant personnel adhere to the existing Safety Procedures.
  • Responsibility for the short-term and long-term management of employee capabilities.
  • To become proficient in the use of concrete match curing technology.
  • Master documentation and record keeping of Quality Control efforts.
  • Obtain and maintain all pertinent certifications relating to the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, American Concrete Institute, and various Department Of Transportation organizations.
  • Master interpretation of shop drawings.
  • Master concrete mix design skills.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Quality Control

  • Organize Quality Control personnel as needed for start times, areas of concentration, and other daily activities.
  • Maintain product Color Code System.
  • Conduct and maintain documentation of: prepour inspections, postpour inspections, variance reports, bed shut down process, repairs, shop drawings, fresh concrete testing, hardened concrete testing, aggregate moisture tests, sieve analysis, and initial set tests.
  • Inform Quality Control Manager of any nonconformity of product, personnel issues, or equipment issues.
  • Maintain and update Concrete Mix Design Notebook.
  • Maintain and update materials log and calibrations log.
  • Support cross-training of employees and updating of Flexibility Charts.


  • Correct safety hazards, poor behavior and unsafe actions immediately.
  • Daily 5S compliance.
  • Performs daily safety visual evaluations.
  • Ensure completion of open action items on 5S and R3 Action Item Register.
  • Actively participates in the 5s and R3 programs.
  • Enforces company policies relative to training.

Management Responsibilities:

  • Support resolutions of daily time punch issues.
  • Address discipline issues with crewmembers.
  • Enforces company policies and procedures, i.e. Attendance, etc.
  • Perform employee evaluations as required.
  • Implement safety program and training.


Education: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Levels I and II certifications. American Concrete Institute Grade I certification Obtain Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Level III certification. Obtain all applicable Department Of Transportation certifications.

Knowledge and Skills: Basic math and computer skills. Leadership, motivational, organizational skills.

Experience: Two years’ experience in precast/prestressed concrete or other related industry.        

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Posted: 6/1/2020
 (Midland, VA)

If you are all about the quality. We have a spot for you.

The quality control team is at the heart of our flagship Midland, Virginia precast concrete manufacturing facility. Smith-Midland practices Lean Manufacturing, so every day the QC team interacts with our engineering, manufacturing, and transportation teams to perfect our processes and enhance the quality of our end-product. Each associate and team work continually to eliminate waste and improve procedures. We need someone with your expertise and innovative thinking to continue that ongoing drive to excellence.

Your responsibilities will be to engage your team and provide QC oversight for the facility including direct involvement on the production floor, adherence to regulatory requirements, industry standards, and customer specifications, development and improvement of quality control processes, and management of documentation. Ongoing training and certification for yourself and your team will be a priority.

In addition to internal responsibilities, you will work to improve the value we provide to general contractors, architects, engineers, and governmental sectors. You will also have opportunity to represent us in our interactions within the precast industry associations and our strategic business partnerships.

If you are ready to step up and take control, apply today.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Precast concrete industry experience (preferably with an NPCA or PCI Certified plant)
  • Inspection and/or testing certification from ACI, NPCA, or PCI
  • Lean Manufacturing experience. Want to know more? We’ll teach you!

We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits that include 401k plan, health and dental insurance, paid vacation, profit sharing, and educational reimbursement. 

Qualified applicants may apply by visiting our website:

Smith-Midland Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Posted: 4/8/2020
 (Northeast USA)

HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. supplies a highly integrated series of professional engineering and quality assurance/quality control services worldwide that span the steel, concrete, paint, mechanical, and construction industries.

We are currently seeking PCI certified concrete inspectors (certified through the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute) to perform shop inspection for the Northeast, USA.


  • Valid PCI Level II or III certification issued by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute
  • ACI Certified Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade 1 certification
  • Experience with prestressed concrete inspection, particularly for transportation and bridge projects
  • Access and ability to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft Word and Excel, the internet, and email
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Authorized to work in the United States

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical activity includes: climbing, balancing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, walking, grasping, talking, hearing, and standing for sustained periods of time
  • Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally and up to 10 lbs. frequently
  • Visual acuity requirements include color and depth perception, and field of vision

To apply, please use this link:

HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

HRV promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

HRV is a smoke-free environment and as such, prohibits smoking in all facilities.

HRV is a drug-free workplace.



Posted: 2/5/2020
 (Pittsburgh, PA)

KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a 100% employee-owned consulting engineering firm internationally recognized as a leading expert in corrosion protection. KTA is the largest provider of 3rd party coating inspection services in the country, and a major player in steel and concrete fabrication inspection. KTA’s hallmark professional services include coatings failure investigations and laboratory analysis, among a broader array of integrated service offerings all aimed at protecting the world’s infrastructure.

KTA is seeking reliable and competent employees to provide QA inspection of the fabrication of precast panels and prestressed bridge beams in and around the Northeast and Midwest regions of the United States.

This position is open to all candidates with the following qualifications:

  • PCI Level II
  • Good oral and written communication and decision-making skills
  • Detail and customer oriented
  • Excellent work ethic
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Microsoft Word and Excel skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Close, color, distance, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus;
  • Ability to travel, when necessary, and ability to work outside (including inclement weather);
  • Climbing, bending, crawling, and working in confined spaces and on uneven terrain.

Come see what all the buzz is about! We offer competitive pay, great benefits, including two fantastic retirement plans (ESOP & 401K), and will likely have many great opportunities down the line as we continue to grow!

Visit to apply!

Direct link:

Drug testing and criminal background and motor vehicle check will be conducted.

KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  While candidates will be considered, KTA especially encourages female, minorities, veterans, and candidates with disabilities to apply to this and all job postings. KTA is a Standing Firm Company.  AA/EEO
HR20-03 – Post Date: 12/31/2019

Posted: 11/22/2019
 (Middlebury, VT)

DEPARTMENT:  Precast Concrete


To verify product conformity with PCI and DOT specifications.


  • Manage, direct and supervise QC Technicians as required.
  • Coordinate and schedule DOT and Commercial QA inspectors.
  • Assist production Foremen with form and bed layout as needed.
  • Coordinate with Engineering and Project Management personnel to assure the accurate fabrication of all units.
  • Responsible for preparing, qualifying, and submitting all mix designs used at the plant including self-performing and/or coordinating with outside laboratories to perform all required testing.
  • Become knowledgeable in all DOT, PCI, and job specifications to ensure compliance with same.
  • Communicate with batch plant daily regarding mix performance and coordinate adjustments as needed. Assist batch plant to ensure moistures and gradations are completed as necessary.
  • Occasionally assist Ready-Mix in developing, designing, qualifying and Quality Assuring specialized mixes.
  • Generate production pour schedules via JPC Data Manager System in coordination with Plant Manager and Production Foreman.
  • Notify Plant Manager of any discrepancies that production personnel may have.
  • Pre-Pour inspection and verification of the accuracy of dimensions of units, quantity and location of reinforcement and cast-in items, forms and mold layout, and other matters pertaining specifically to production. Check adequacy of the form to product units without undesirable distortion or surface defects.
  • Inspection, observation and documentation of all stressing operations to insure that specified procedures are followed.
  • Conduct full plastic concrete tests, fabricate representative test samples and perform concrete testing as required.
  • Temper concrete loads as required to ensure concrete delivered to the beds meet job specifications and the needs of production.
  • Post-Pour inspection of all finished products for conformance with shop drawings and specifications.  Conformance must be within specified tolerances that are applicable to each product or within the limits of listed industry standards. 
  • Prepare and maintain complete quality control records for all products including data entry of pertinent product information into the JPC Data Manager system.  Records shall include all information pertaining to the production of each unit and will provide a means by which a unit may be identified.
  • Prepare and track to completion all NCR’s prior to product scheduled ship dates.
  • Execute and document product camber control programs as required including use of transit level.
  • Maintain equipment calibrations.
  • Maintain material certification files.
  • Maintain PCI QSM and prepare formal PCI audit responses.
  • Actively participate in the company health and safety program - report any unsafe conditions immediately.


  • Occasional exposure to construction elements such as noise, dust, odors and fumes.
  • Occasionally required to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility.
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


A combination of education and/or work experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are demonstrated.

  • Good planning, organization, and basic math (geometry, algebra, trigonometry) skills.
  • Broad base of knowledge in concrete construction and testing.
  • Have or become ACI Concrete Field Testing Grade I certified.
  • Have or achieve PCI Level III certification.
  • Must be an excellent communicator and able to deal effectively with a wide range of personalities.
  • Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Windows, MSO Word, MSO Excel, databases & and data acquisition software.

Benefits include:  Relocation Assistance, Health, Dental, Vision, Life Ins. STD and a competitive 401k/Profit Sharing. 

Please send resume to:

Email: or apply in person at 2464 Case Street, Middlebury, VT 05753


Posted: 6/19/2019
 (Denver, CO)

Job Title:  Field Superintendent

Department:  Field Operations

Reports To:  General Manager

FLSA:  Exempt


Direct and manage all field operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality, project erection, and other field-related activities.


  • Implement health, safety and environmental procedures on site in accordance with legislation and company policy to ensure safety of all workers and protection of public. Must possess knowledge of all OSHA and EPA Regulations as they apply to construction field operations and knowledge of building codes, construction standards and good practices. 
  • Identify changes in project scope and assist Project Manager with pricing changes. 
  • Assist Project Manager in establishing working relationship with owners, architects, engineers and subcontractors. 
  • Assist the Project Manager in updating the project schedule to ensure project milestones are achieved; Implement corrective action where necessary to catch up and meet key milestone dates. 
  • Supervise all field personnel to achieve completion of project on schedule to conform to original plans and specifications.
  • Plan and organize project and crews; Coordination of sub-contractors, including follow up on site attendance issues, review of sub-contracted work for quality and completeness, and conflict resolution with sub-contractors. 
  • Provide training and development assistance for carpenters and laborers as needed.
  • Responsible for field documentation such as daily logs, reviewing extra work orders, recording timecards, conducting daily safety inspections and other required reports.
  • Able to review and implement construction drawing and specifications 
  • Order materials and schedules inspections as necessary
  • Experienced in managing, on time and on budget


  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in related field 
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Knowledge of OSHA standards
  • Management and coaching principles
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Exerting up to 50 pounds of force rarely
  • Lift up to 20 pounds occasionally
  • Lift up to 10 pounds frequently 


  • Work will be conducted in a plant / field environment
  • May be exposed to loud noise, noxious odors, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, and varying weather conditions

Note:  This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility that will ever be required of an employee in the job.  Duties may change as determined by the needs of the company.

To apply, please send resume to


Quality Control Inspector 
Reports To:
Operations Manager 
Approved By:
General Manager/HR 

Enterprise Concrete Products, LLC (ECP)

Established in 2003 to service our growing clients within the railroad, transportation, and commercial construction markets, ECP is one of the nation's leading suppliers of concrete girders to the railroad industry and is an industry leader in structural precast and pre-stressed concrete Building Components.

ECP has worked hard to establish & maintain the following certifications:

  • Pre-stressed Concrete Institute - B4 & C4
  • American Association of Railroads - AAR M1003


Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Quality Control Inspector performs and documents QC Inspections of all architectural precast concrete products, evaluating pieces for dimensional accuracy, required tolerances and appearance; and assists in interpreting piece tickets for production.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Performs pre-pour inspection of all forms, reinforcement, steel and inserts, in a timely manner to maintain optimized work flow and assists in finding ways to decrease delays and cause for rework.
  • Maintains daily and project production records.
  • Checks and verifies all dimensions of cast-in embeds.
  • Completes daily Quality Control documentation.
  • Inspects all finished product. Documents and follows-up on any precast product that requires patching or rework.
  • Ensures that all precast products are correctly marked.
  • Assists other Quality Control personnel as requested.
  • Assumes responsibility for maintaining plant and yard safety in accordance with the Safety Manual and the direction of the Safety Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Ability to read instructions, notices, handbooks, and technical requirements and specifications.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and observations in an understandable manner in both verbal and written form.
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and understand piece tickets.
  • Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Ability to calculate area and volume.
  • Ability to apply basic concepts of geometry.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

Education / Experience / Certifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED and three - five (3-5) years of similar work in the architectural precast industry.

Company Perks:

  • Profit Sharing
  • Competitive Compensation & Benefit Package
  • 401K with Match
  • Internal promotional opportunities
  • Boot Allowance

Physical Demands & Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, climb, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, and talk and hear. The employee will be on his/her feet a majority of the day. Manual lifting requirements are light to moderate, but with the assistance of other personnel and hoisting equipment.
  • The noise level is generally loud on the production floor or in the yard. This position works both in the plant and outdoors in the yard, therefore subject to all weather conditions sometimes to include extreme cold and heat. The work described will require the Quality Control Inspector to wear all PPE to include: safety glasses, hard hat, ear protection, leather gloves, safety vest & steel toed boots. 

Pre-Employment Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Reference Check & Employment Verification are all part of our hiring process.

**Please send resume to

[Posted: 7/28/17]