Quality Control Technician
Tomlinson Group
Ottawa, ON, CA
2d ago

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.

This is a seasonal position, from May to December.


  • 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, the City of Ottawa 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

  • Competitive wages
  • Bonus programs
  • Employer paid health and dental benefits
  • Extensive training programs and tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits program
  • Family-oriented team environment
  • Employee discounts and other rewards programs
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