Why work for Lafarge?:
As the global leader in innovative and sustainable building materials, we’re committed to shaping a greener, smarter and healthier world. At Lafarge Canada Inc., safety comes first, collaboration matters and diversity is celebrated with people who share our desire to continually make our materials better.
Do you have the drive, the skills, and the passion to join us?
Lafarge is seeking a Quality Control Technician to work within the quality control team to provide timely and accurate process control information, ensure that all testing equipment is operating properly, perform pre-pour and post-pour checks, perform concrete testing and certify that completed products meet specifications. Daily adherence to Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is required, as well as ensuring all requirements are met to maintain certification to these standards. The successful candidate will report to the Operations Manager and work closely with other Quality Control (QC) Technicians.
Implement the QC program (inspections, tests, completion of forms.)
Perform all types of concrete tests as required at plant & or in field.
Work closely with ready mix drivers to educate them on mixes, slumps, air contents.
Perform aggregate sampling and burn offs.
Run and maintain testing equipment.
Perform equipment calibrations as required.
Maintain records of testing documentation.
Provide technical support to production staff.
Advise production staff if testing shows any deficiencies and develop action plans as required.
Fill out all paperwork manually and on computer spreadsheets.
Ensure all operations and paperwork are in compliance with CSA.
Education & Experience:
Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in quality control/construction field.
Experience working in the concrete industry is required.
ACI Concrete Field Testing Technician Grade 1 certification (certification must be obtained within one year of start date) or CCIL Concrete Certification (preferred).
Skills & Knowledge:
Strong product and production knowledge; have understanding of the chemistry of concrete and its ingredients.
Able to interpret drawings.
Able to work effectively as part of a team.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail.
Maintains composure in dealing with difficult situations.
Good mechanical aptitude.
Able to use Microsoft Word and Excel.
Able to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Able to lift up to 50 pounds.
Able to climb ladders, scaffolding and stockpiles.
Able to work in an industrial environment that may include dust, heat, loud noise.
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.
Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19. As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As we are reinventing the way the world builds, we need world-class talent to join our Lafarge Canada team: people who are passionate, driven by curiosity and keen to grow, learn, develop and thrive in our high-performance culture.
Whatever you do, you will make a difference here. Because we know that your passion and curiosity are the natural resources the world needs.
See more opportunities at www.lafarge.ca/careers.
We thank you for your interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.