Quality Control Technician- Kingston
R.W. Tomlinson Limited
Kingston, ON
This Quality Control Technician is responsible for co-ordination with Quality Control Administrators, Quality Control Supervisor, Quality Control Manager, Project Managers, City of Ottawa and MTO Designated Lab and foremen on a daily basis to ensure correct aggregate samples are taken and delivering them to the appropriate laboratory.


Asphalt sampling, granular sampling and compaction testing.
Coring of asphalt and concrete.
Plastic concrete testing and delivery of samples.
Set rolling patterns for the rolling train in the paving crews in order to achieve optimum asphalt compaction.
Collect asphalt samples based on pre-determined tonnages. Samples may be delivered to R.W. Tomlinson, Laboratories or designated MTO Lab. Results of these tests may be used in determining part of the pay factor.
Extract core samples from designated asphalt mixes and concrete. Cores are extracted from pre-determined locations using a core drill powered by a gas generator. Collect cores and delivered to the appropriate lab.
Conduct soil compaction testing and granular sampling. Soil compaction testing will be performed utilizing a nuclear densometer gauge
Daily co-ordination of Quality Control activities.
Communicate with Quality Control Administrators, Quality Control Manager, Project Managers and foremen on a daily basis to co-ordinate the day’s events.
Daily meetings are held between Project Managers in order to communicate what work is to take place the following day.


A mixture of office and field conditions
Must be physically fit
Must valid driver’s license
Exposure to all elements – summer heat, rain etc


Technical college diploma in civil, construction or geotechnical engineering, or additional 4 years’ experience
concrete testing and nuclear densometer experience
Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word programs

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