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Asphalt Technician

companyLafarge
locationCalgary, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 months ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month

WHO IS LAFARGE?
As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

WHO ARE LAFARGE PEOPLE?
Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.

Overview:

The Asphalt Quality Control Technician supports commercial excellence and operational performance for the Greater Calgary Asphalt market and will be required to design and submit completed designs that are compliant to City of Calgary and Alberta Transportation agencies. The HMA designs will be economical, and facilitate ease of placement for our customers. In addition, our quality control technician will be required to provide quality control checks throughout the production process. This will include but is not limited to making necessary plant adjustments to account for variability, monitoring production of raw resources, and ensuring correct binders are utilized to ensure compliance. The Quality control position will offer a high level of internal customer support and technical knowledge to operations, management, and with a high level of focus on our valued external customers. This is a seasonal position; Civil Engineer student is encouraged to apply. 

Responsibilities                                        

Safety  

  • Demonstrate a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas
  • Reinforce the Lafarge safety standards and ensure 100% compliance at all sites
  • Demonstrate leadership in safety through proactive employee engagement in daily operational tasks

Operational Performance        

  • Daily management responsibility for the asphalt quality control team in the Calgary market
  • Support Quality Control Supervisor to obtain necessary objectives
  • Responsible for the collecting, compiling, and entering of quality control data
  • Work closely with Asphalt team and Performance Group on KPI tracking and product line benchmarking
  • Provide support to plant personnel to ensure delivery of the highest quality products
  • Work closely with our internal supply team to ensure quality in our raw materials

Commercial Excellence          

  • Understand customers requirements and establish effective relationships - based on quality products, services and convenience
  • Work with the operational teams to deliver the highest level of customer service

 Reporting       

  • Assist in preparation of mix optimization tracking data  month over month to ensure maximum recycle percentages and to minimize HMA production costs.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly production activity reports and provide accurate month end reports in a concise and timely manner

Relationships with Others’ Jobs:

  • Responsible for the Quality Control personnel
  • Responsible for the communications with plant operations
  • Close interaction with Quality personnel
  • Close interaction with Sales personnel
  • Close interaction with After Sales Support

Qualification Profile:

Education and Work Experience:

  • Post secondary degree or diploma, preferably in, Engineering, C.E.T or equivalent
  • Relevant combination of education and experience will be considered

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong communication skills
  •  technical knowledge of construction materials
  • Self starter
  • Self discipline
  • Flexible
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate
  • Good negotiator (Win/Win)

Job-Specific Competency Profile (Lominger):

  • Technical Learning
  • Decision Quality
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Standing Alone
  • Action Oriented
  • Organized
  • Presentation Skills
  • Dealing with Paradox
  • Self-Development

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

YOUR LAFARGE EXPERIENCE
At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

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