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Country:  UNITED STATES
Location: 

RALEIGH, NC, US

Company:  ARGOS USA LLC
Position Type:  FULL-TIME
Job Category:  READY MIX CONCRETE BUSINESS JOBS
Description: 

Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.

General purpose of the job

Responsible for the quality of concrete produced at the plants within the division. Oversees and designs various concrete mixes to ensure proper mix specifications are used on each other, with special attention to projects requiring unique or “one-off” specifications.

Individual accountabilities

  • Oversees mix design submittals for projects and contacting Engineer’s and Architect’s when specifications do not meet ACI guidelines, obtains approval of mix designs from accrediting agencies, project engineers, etc.
  • Report monthly, mix optimization, deficiency, in mix performance, and number of bids and submittals produced for each division. Maintains all records of materials used in production of concrete, evaluates and tests raw materials in accordance with ASTM standards to ensure minimization of product failure.
  • Tracks raw materials and product performances to help in the prevention of product failure. Minimizes this risk through the development of trend analysis and product performance records.
  • Evaluates product quality and performance to establish “Benchmarks” for products and raw materials.
  • Takes appropriate actions to correct material failures and implements processes and procedures to prevent future problems.
  • Monitoring and testing concrete performance during the placement phase to “early-identify” concrete performance problems at jobsite/projects.
  • Communicate and coordinate material test results to Tech Services Manager, Area Managers, and material vendors/supplies to ensure timely resolution of material quality-related issues.
  • Communicates with dispatchers and other plant personnel on quality issues.
  • Other duties or special projects as assigned by management.

Education

Associate degree

Technical knowledge and certifications

Training: Construction

Technical knowledge and certifications:

  • ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician – Grade I
  • ACI Strength Testing Technician Certification

Local DOT Certifications

Experience

6-10 años

Area of experience

ReadyMix Concrete Quality

Languages

English

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.

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