Plant Quality Control Technician

Attention to detail is a must for a plant quality control technician (Image courtesy of National Center for Asphalt Technology)

Superior asphalt pavement starts with the asphalt plant quality control technician.

Plant QC technicians test hot mix asphalt samples at the plant to ensure the best materials go to paving sites.

Education requirements
High School or GED, plus industry training

Other requirements
Computer skills
Basic arithmetic skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Laboratory experience
Ability to work independently

On-the-job training
Courses in Wisconsin’s Highway Technician Certification Program (HTCP)

Work environment
Seasonal work
Day/night shifts and long hours during paving season

Pay
$15 to $20 per hour