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Date: Mar 7, 2019

City/State/Province: Watertown, NY, US, 13601

Company: Colas


The road to your future starts with Barrett Industries.


Since 1854, Barrett Industries has been a leader in providing infrastructure solutions throughout the United States. Through our subsidiary companies, we serve everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Barrett Industries Corporation is an infrastructure construction holding company with a vertically integrated value chain including quarries, sand and gravel operations, asphalt cement storage terminals, hot mix asphalt plants, trucking, asphalt emulsions, asphalt paving, and pavement preservation. 


Barrett Industries Corporation upholds the highest standards of Safety, Environmental Stewardship, and Ethical Conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer’s needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company’s value chain. We operate through various companies in the Northeast and the Midwest.  We are strong, stable, and growing.  


“We Build the Roads You Travel”




QA/QC Technician for Watertown and Boonville, NY

Position Overview

The QA/QC Technician is responsible for the testing of hot mix asphalt and aggregates to ensure adherence to federal, state, and/or customer specifications. This position works closely with asphalt plant personnel, construction foreman and governmental agencies. This is an entry level position working directly for the QC QA Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform sampling and various lab tests on hot mix asphalt; such as volumetric measurements and asphalt content
  • Perform sampling and testing of stock aggregates; including gradation, gravity absorption and crush counts
  • Complete governmental and customer reports on test results
  • Communicate results of testing to asphalt plant, construction personnel, governmental agencies and customers as needed
  • Investigate customer complaints regarding discrepancies between test results and asphalt received
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of hot mix asphalt quality control data
  • Experience with various hot mix asphalt and aggregate lab equipment; such as gyratory, sieves, TMD apparatus and ignition furnace
  • Familiarity with paving process
  • Ability to work with large volumes of numerical data
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

Experience and Education

  • 2+ years’ experience with hot mix asphalt quality control
  • NYSDOT QC/QA Certification
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

  • Extensive standing and walking
  • Occasional climbing of stairs/ladders
  • Lifting up to 80 pounds
  • Working with and near moving mechanical parts
  • Interaction with heating devices; such as hot plates, propane burners and electric




Competitive pay and comprehensive benefits included:

Barrett Paving Materials Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability status.

 *Drug-Free Work Place / E-Verify Participating Company*Minorities, Females, and Veterans are Strongly Encouraged to Apply






Barrett Industries is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mentaldisability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions),immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.

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Nearest Major Market: Watertown

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