To verify product conformity with PCI and DOT specifications by performing applicable tests and monitoring and documenting product construction and applicable duties in Precast.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in 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.
  • Assist in checking adequacy of the form to product units without undesirable distortion or surface defects.
  • Assist in inspection and observation of stressing operations to insure that specified procedures are followed and design forces are obtained.
  • Assist in fabrication of representative test samples and concrete testing.
  • Assist in inspection of all finished products for conformance with shop drawings and all applicable specifications set forth by the project owner.
  • Assist in preparation and maintenance of complete quality control records (paper and electronic) for all products. These records shall include all information pertaining to the production of each unit and will provide a means by which a unit may be identified.
  • Assist in maintaining calibrations on all QC equipment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Good planning, organization, and basic math (geometry, algebra, trigonometry) skills.
  • Broad base of knowledge in concrete construction and testing.
  • 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.
  • Ability to read blueprints

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Have or achieve PCI Level I and/or Level II certification.

Physical Demands:

  • 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.

Benefits:

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Overtime available
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • 401k Retirement plan (no match)
  • Profit sharing
  • PPE provided
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement

Qualified candidates contact:

lynn@jpcarrara.com

As a Quality Assurance Supervisor for AE Concrete Products Inc., you will be responsible for all quality and environmental programs within AE Concrete; ensuring that we consistently produce quality precast products that meet the requirements and specification of customers, and regulatory bodies. This role will ensure our systems are effective and will proactively drive continuous process improvement to further improve our quality processes and procedures. As a champion for quality, this position will provide leadership, training, instruction, and mentorship to the entire business, while directly supervising those individuals that are responsible for inspection, testing and auditing. This individual is also responsible for ensuring the collection & analysis of data necessary to identify issues, root cause, and corrective actions.

This full-time permanent position will be based in Agassiz, BC.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and support the business related to quality certifications and environmental regulations.
  • Proactively lead all external communication and interaction regarding quality and environmental.
  • Document Control: maintain and control all documents, policies, procedures, and forms & ensure records remain accurate and in compliance.
  • Supervise a team of Quality inspectors to execute material testing and process/product inspections.
  • Provide mentorship & coaching of quality team for departmental goals and expectations.
  • Perform training and orientations and create quality talks to improve facility knowledge of quality.
  • Manage, maintain & report on all Non-conformances in the NCR Database through regular follow up with and in support of production personnel. This includes non-conforming product disposition, root cause, risk analysis, preventative / correction action plans, tracking completion & subsequent verification that processes are sustainable throughout the entire business operations.
  • Administer programs related to Quality and Environmental, identify improvement opportunities through the development and analysis of data and KPI’s and report monthly to senior management.
  • Coordinate with external bodies as required to gather, investigate, clarify concerns, and realize opportunities (CPCQA, CSA, etc.)
  • Perform Internal Audits and inspections as necessary
  • Develop and maintain program documents, including Manuals, Inspection and Test Plans, Quality Plans.
  • Effectively communicate identified issues to applicable departments and track status
  • Perform daily inspections to gauge the quality culture and to review, identify & document deficiencies in Quality and Environmental throughout the company processes.
  • Generate and present monthly quality reports on KPIs, new/outstanding non-conformances, corrective actions, and recommendations for business improvements.
  • Help optimize the concrete mix design for production methods and changing conditions.
  • Any other reasonable duty or responsibility as deemed necessary for the business.

Education & Experience:

  • CTech, AScT, or equivalent designation
  • Minimum 2-3 years of QA/QC experience, preferably Precast Concrete
  • Experience in manufacturing or construction, preferably in Precast Concrete
  • Experience in visual inspection and Quality Assurance / Control in manufacturing

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledgeable in all applicable Certification Standards (CSA A23.4, PCI MNL-116 & 117, ISO 9001, etc.).
  • Auditor training

Licenses & Certifications:

  • PCI Level 1, Level 2 preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Duties will be split between walking the plant floor and at a desk in an office environment, distribution is based on complexity of work. Requires frequent periods of sitting and working in front of a computer, bending, standing and walking and does require the ability to move light to moderate material or equipment.

Benefits:

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement

Qualified candidates contact:

careers@aeconcrete.com

As a Design Engineer for AE Concrete Products Inc., you will be responsible for supporting the entire operation, managing projects, and applying engineering knowledge to the practical and efficient design of precast concrete products and associated components. You will be involved in other activities including design reviews, checking drawings, project meetings, scheduling, establishing objectives and leading and implementing process improvement initiatives. Our ideal candidate will also have a background in quality assurance to provide valuable support to the Quality Assurance Supervisor and team.

This full-time permanent position will be based in Agassiz, BC.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Apply engineering knowledge and judgment to the design of complicated or involved precast concrete products and associated components. Incorporating the designs and customer requirements into production drawings ensuring manufacturing feasibility, efficiency & cost effectiveness while reviewing shop drawing for accuracy and completeness.
  • Provide innovative design input and technical expertise to the sales department and customers using a high degree of product & precast manufacturing knowledge for preliminary designs and product development.
  • Produce smart, practical designs in a neat, organized and timely fashion for review and as a clear permanent record.
  • Communicate with customers, project engineers, production staff and when necessary visit locations to clearly communicate or resolve potential issues.
  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships with customers, specifiers & industry partners by attending industry committees, meetings and seminars.
  • Provide engineering support to Production for facility and equipment modifications, design &
  • manufacturing “trouble shooting”.
  • Review standard products to continually improve efficiency of design & manufacture.
  • Adhere to the Safety & Quality Management System” and all the policies and procedures to ensure compliance to registered designations; COR, CWB, CSA, CPCI, CPCQA & ISO 9001.
  • Must be familiar with all pertinent codes and keep abreast of changes in design practice and technical developments in design tools and aids.
  • Any other reasonable duty or responsibility as required for the success of the operations.
  • Help coordinate with external bodies as required to gather, investigate, clarify concerns, and realize opportunities (CPCQA, CSA, etc.)
  • Support the business related to quality certifications and environmental regulations.
  • Assist with maintaining program documents, including Manuals, Inspection and Test Plans, Quality Plans.
  • Aid in daily inspections to gauge the quality culture and to review, identify & document deficiencies in Quality and Environmental throughout the company processes.
  • Help optimize the concrete mix design for production methods and changing conditions.
  • Perform Internal Audits and inspections, as necessary
  • Any other reasonable duty or responsibility as required for the success of the operations.

Education & Experience:

  • BA Sc. Civil Engineering Degree with 2-6 years of design experience
  • EGBC registration with P.Eng. or EIT status with ability for full professional status in 1-2 years

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge & experience in the following: Precast concrete design; Steel & welding design; Drafting Software; AutoCAD, Vectorworks; Structural design/analysis software an asset (FEA); Visual inspection and Quality Assurance/Control, preferably in manufacturing; and all applicable Certification Standards (CSA A23.4, PCI MNL-116 & 117, ISO 9001, etc.)
  • Possess strong computer skills including Excel, Word, Microsoft suite applications.

Physical Demands:

  • Duties will be split between walking the plant floor and at a desk in an office environment, distribution is based on complexity of work. Requires frequent periods of sitting and working in front of a computer, bending, standing and walking and does require the ability to move light to moderate material or equipment.

Benefits:

  • Paid holiday
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick or personal days
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life)
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement

Qualified candidates contact:

careers@aeconcrete.com

Posted: 3/15/2024
Pennsylvania and New England States

KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) is a 100% employee-owned materials engineering firm, internationally recognized as a leading expert in corrosion protection and asset integrity. Five business units comprise the $40 million enterprise offering a broad range of coatings, steel, concrete fabrication and building envelope inspection, evaluation, and testing services in nearly every market and industry.

KTA is actively hiring reliable and competent ACI and/or PCI Certified Technicians for full-time work providing QA inspection of the fabrication of precast concrete and reinforced concrete pipe throughout Pennsylvania and in Cumberland, MD. Opportunities are also available throughout the New England area (VT, NH, CT, and ME). All applicants must be willing to travel and available to work irregular or extended work hours (night shift and/or weekend work).

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

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

Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.

By submitting your resume, you are giving consent to KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA) to provide your resume to prospective clients for an assessment of your qualifications.

KTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are ACTIVELY looking to increase the DIVERSITY of our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. KTA is a Standing Firm Company. Elzly Technology Corporation (Elzly) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KTA-Tator, Inc. (KTA). AA/EOE, including disability/vets

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED – required
  • PENNSYLVANIA APPLICANTS:
  • PennDOT Concrete Field Testing Technician - preferred
  • Prior experience in PennDOT and/or PA Turnpike Highway and Bridge Construction Inspection and knowledge/use of the PennDOT EQMS system - preferred
  • Experience with prestressed concrete inspection, particularly for transportation and bridge projects

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Act with integrity, always promoting ethical practices in all circumstances
  • Detail-oriented, ensuring all paperwork is accurate and complete
  • Customer-oriented, developing and maintaining healthy relationships with clients and contractors, keeping all parties abreast of any progress
  • Good oral and written communication and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent work ethic, dependable, and punctual
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word and Excel experience, ability to navigate the internet and email correspondence

Licenses & Certifications:

  • PCI Level II or III certification issued by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute. Must have experience with prestressed concrete inspection, particularly for transportation and bridge projects.
  • Reliable Transportation and valid Driver’s License

Physical Demands:

  • Hearing
  • Speaking
  • Close, color, distance, depth vision, and ability to adjust focus
  • Ability to travel, when necessary
  • Ability to work outside (including inclement weather)
  • Walking
  • Climbing
  • Bending
  • Kneeling
  • Crawling
  • Crouching
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Working in confined spaces and on uneven terrain

Benefits:

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick or personal days
  • Overtime available
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 401k Retirement plan with match
  • Profit sharing
  • PPE provided
  • Opportunities for growth and career advancement
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Work gear allowance

Apply Now

https://ktatatorinc.applytojob.com/apply/XqgaZpriX4/Concrete-Inspector?source=PCI