Quality Control Technician

  • Oyen

Lafarge Canada

The Quality Control Technician is responsible for sampling and testing of ready mix concrete to ensure that the final product meets the required specifications for any particular project. The position also acts as a front line representative of Lafarge at various work sites and will be required to travel between locations.

This role will be based in the Drumheller or Oyen area until the project is complete. Accommodations and Live Out Allowance will be paid for by Lafarge for any QC Technicians that reside outside of the Drumheller or Oyen areas.


  • Testing of concrete to ensure product quality
  • Ensuring a safe work place and maintain safety policies to ensure work safety and the protection of the public
  • Monitoring pours and working with customers on site to ensure product meets required specifications
  • Evaluating material properties for use in concrete production
  • Troubleshooting problems on project sites and at plants, including field investigations
  • Optimizing of concrete production procedures
  • Analyzing and designing concrete mix designs
  • Researching and developing new concrete products
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Graduation
  • Completion of Civil Engineering of Technology program preferred
  • Some experience in construction, manufacturing or similar environment an asset
  • Experience in ready-mix concrete is preferred

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office – Word, Excel & Email)
  • Good verbal and written English communication skills
  • Team player with a willingness to learn and attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Class 5 Drivers License with clean abstract

Work Environment:

  • Must be able to work in outdoor and indoor work environments
  • Must be physically fit and able to work long hours as required
  • Able to perform a variety of tasks, including moderate to heavy lifting
  • Job will be camp based in remote locations

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.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $30.00-$35.00 per hour


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift