QA/QC Technician- Dayton - Entry Level

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Country: Franklin, Ohio, US, 45005

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Barrett Industries

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is a leader in heavy civil construction with a vertically integrated value chain which includes aggregate production, hot mix asphalt plants, asphalt paving services, and a wide range of road construction work.  Barrett engages in heavy civil and commercial construction projects in counties throughout Ohio, specializing in airport and highway work.  Barrett’s mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. Barrett is a subsidiary of the Colas Group, a worldwide leader in infrastructure construction and maintenance. Our company provides competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee.

Main Responsibilities

The Quality Lab Technician is responsible for analyzing material (asphalt) for conformance to certain specifications. Willing to teach all aspects of the position.


This position will report to the Quality Manager.  This position will interact with quality employees, quality manager, paving crews, asphalt plant employees, vendors, management staff, and inspectors.


Operating and maintaining laboratory testing equipment to analyze material
Reporting and maintaining accurate quality control reports
Driving to manufacturing plants and job sites to obtain asphalt samples
Determining sample compliance with ODOT specifications and company’s quality control program
Troubleshooting and making recommendations to Quality Manager on improving processes
Additional duties as assigned.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Must be energetic and willing to learn. Able to be flexible with duties and posess good communication. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
The Quality Lab Technician will have graduated from a standard vocational or high school.  Experience with construction materials, testing, reporting, and sampling is a plus. Successful applicants will be trained on specifics of the role on the job.

Reasoning Abilities:
Must be able to employ independent judgment and resourcefulness in performing quality testing and reporting

Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills are required

Mechanical aptitude is required

Ability to use and understand basic Microsoft Office products

Must possess a valid driver’s license and a driving record in compliance with the company’s Motor Vehicle Policy

Working Conditions:
Most of the Quality Lab Technician work will be in a climate-controlled lab on concrete floors.

The Quality Lab Technician will also work outside on uneven surfaces, while collecting samples from manufacturing plants and job sites. Must be able to lift 50lbs multiple times during the work day. 

Colas Inc.and its subsidiaries (Barrett Paving) are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here EEO document.  If you need accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact Colas Inc. 973-290-9082 or send an email to ColasRecruiter@colasinc.com.  

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati