Lehman-Roberts Company and sister company Memphis Stone and Gravel, have been a part of the fabric of Memphis for more than a combined 190 years. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership, Patrick Nelson leads as President in our dedication to the manufacturing and placement of quality hot mix asphalt along with surface mining of aggregates. Anchoring our company's efforts are the core values of stewardship, humility, continuous improvement, and relationships. With manufacturing facilities throughout West Tennessee and North Mississippi, the family of companies specializes in construction projects ranging from commercial projects to miles of interstate highway paving throughout the Mid-South.

Starting Pay: $19 hr. based on experience


We have committed to become a leader in the highway construction and aggregate industries by rewarding our most valuable resource... our employees!  As part of the family, we offer:

  • Paid Vacations and Holidays/ Earned Paid Time Off
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K w/ Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance and Disability 

Asphalt QualityTechnician Summary:

The Quality Control Inspector role is a key member of the Quality Control Division responsible for asphalt and aggregate inspection and quality control testing, including gradations and volumetrics, while communicating with inspectors, contractors and colleagues. The Quality Control Inspector role requires organization, goal orientated, self-directed, with the ability to handle testing spread over multiple cities with minimal supervision or supplied information.

 Asphalt QualityTechnician Responsibilities:

  • Ensure inspector and testing certifications are completed and maintained.
  • Coordination and communicate with inspectors, vendors and coworkers.
  • Confer with Project Manager on customers issues to include local, state and federal government to resolve customer service concerns, regulatory compliance and to ensure full adherence to project specifications are met.
  • Preform proper care and maintenance of all testing equipment.
  • Responsible for adherence to operating standards, by properly documentation and data control.
  • Ensure material characteristics, properties and quality standards are met and exceed the standards and specifications prescribed by customers.
  • Participation in our companies’ Continuous Improvement and Safety Initiative Programs

Asphalt QualityTechnician Basic Requirements:

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D certification
  • Proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office products – specifically Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • May travel from North MS to West TN as needed
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Able to work nights and weekends as needed

 Highly Preferred Qualifications:

  • Civil Engineering technology or related experience a plus
  • Prior asphalt testing experience
  • Knowledge of Viewpoint
  • TN/ MS/ Ark state certifications

 Environmental Working Conditions

The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position.

  • 50 % Lab/ Plant environment
  • 50% Field environment which includes travel between construction sites
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions
  • Work may entail visits to multiple sites in which incumbent could be exposed to loud noise, dust, and odor

Relatable Work Experience: Applicants with the following experience may have enough relatable skills to be considered for this opening.

  • Quality Control Construction Industry
  • MDOT/ TDOT Field Technician
  • Asphalt Plant
  • Road Crew/ Construction
  • Military Construction
  • Quality Control Geo-Environmental Industry

 It is the policy of Lehman-Roberts Company not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (to include pregnancy and sexual orientation), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

The statements included in this job posting are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Lehman-Roberts Company and/or the Memphis Stone & Gravel Company and their designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-hire drug testing.




Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.