QC Technician

(#11925) - Portland, OR
Industry: Precast & Prestressed Concrete

United Employment Group is seeking a QC Technician in Portland, OR.


  • Coordinate and supervise daily QC activities of up to three technicians
  • Supervise detailing/patching department and provide guidance for repair techniques
  • Be involved in mix design preparation and testing
  • Perform pre and post pour inspections of architectural and structural products
  • Observe concrete placement and communicate with batch plant operator as required
  • Serve as a back-up batch plant operator
  • Manage curing/heating cycles for each casting bed
  • Communicate with batch plant daily regarding mix performance and make adjustments as necessary
  • Perform plastic concrete testing
  • Prepare and verify complete quality control records including data entry of pertinent product information
  • Prepare and track product non-conformances
  • Work closely with post-processing department during sandblasting and acid etching to ensure and verify consistency from day-to-day
  • Maintain and schedule equipment calibrations
  • Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned
  • Actively participate and company health and safety programs


Areas of Accountability:
  • Provide strong leadership to the QC team
  • Ensure plant management is kept informed of quality issues and concerns
  • Respond proactively to non-conformances and assist in the root cause process
  • Ensure department recordkeeping meets PCI guidelines
  • Be proactive with the production department to identify and remedy issues
  • Be respectful of all team members and provide constructive feedback in a professional manner
  • Demonstrate honest and ethical behavior
  • Embrace and drive change


  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Architectural concrete experience strongly desired, particularly long-line prestressed production
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to communicate effectively with a range of personalities
  • Broad knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques, and documentation
  • Basic knowledge of Windows suite including excel and word
  • Education: High school diploma and strong math skills required. Some upper education in engineering disciple preferred.
  • Experience: 5 years in precast production environment, minimum of 2 years in Quality Control.
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