Asphalt QC Manager


Wright Brothers Construction Company is a 60-year-old family-owned, heavy civil/highway contractor operating in the southeast region. Wright Brothers is seeking an Asphalt Quality Control Manager for its asphalt operations in North Georgia and Southeast Tennessee.

Work includes developing mix designs on an as needed basis in conformance with FAA, GDOT and TDOT specifications. Develop and manage a comprehensive Quality Control Plan, perform, and document any testing required to meet regulatory specifications, supervise lab personnel, communicate daily with Plant Superintendent and Lay-Down Crew

Superintendent Responsibilities:

  • Manage Asphalt plant lab and field technicians
  • HMA Mix Design
  • Maintain certifications for technicians and lab equipment
  • Be familiar with safe operation of lab equipment
  • Perform and document all testing needed
  • Report testing results and suggest modifications as needed to assure production of a quality product
  • Work in conjunction with project inspectors
  • Maintain appropriate testing logs and diary of samples and test
  • Maintain orderly filing system of material certifications
  • Maintain, repair, certify all lab, sampling, and testing equipment
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions based on the best information available and communicate that information to those who need to know
  • Identify problems, gather and analyze information and make appropriate recommendations
  • Manage the process of designing, organizing, and implementing a quality control plan
  • Perform Quality Control Testing of Hot Mix Asphalt and associated materials as assigned
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and manage 2-3 employees
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all asphalt specifications in region of work
  • Maintain necessary certifications of employees under your purview
  • Lead by example
  • Assist with interviewing and hiring process as necessary
  • Ability to teach and mentor others
  • Addressing complaints and resolving issues in a timely manner
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary
  • Willingness to work in team environment
  • Preview job specifications
  • Discuss specification compliance
  • Manage compaction and QA testing

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of asphalt testing experience
  • Knowledge of DOT, AASHTO, and ASTM specifications and procedures
  • Knowledge in Asphalt Mix Design
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Proficient computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office and related software
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, supervisors, and customers
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as statistics
  • PWL’s and geometry to determine trends
  • Ability to manage and supervise employees
  • dPass pre-employment drug screen and submit to random drug screening as required Wright Brothers offers a generous benefits package (complete with health, dental, vision insurance; 401K w/ company match; company vehicle; etc.) and salary commensurate with experience.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage ALL QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS to apply. E-VERIFY EMPLOYER. As a Drug-Free workplace, we require all candidates to pass a pre-employment drug screen and physical prior to hiring.