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TABLE OF RESPONSIBILITY

QUALITY ACTION

CPI & QMA

SMALL QTY.

General

 

 

Use of Qualified Labs & Certified Technicians

CONTR/RCE

CONTR

Use of Certified Labs & Qualified Technicians

DME/CTRL

DME/CTRL

Preparation of the Job Mix Formula (JMF)

CONTR(2)

CONTR(2)

Approval of the JMF

DME

DME

Calibration of the Plant

CONTR

CONTR

Monitoring of Plant Operations

DME/RCE(1)

DME/RCE(1)

Inspection of Plant Operations

CONTR(1)

CONTR(1)

Asphalt Binder

 

 

Direct & Witness Verification Sample of Asphalt Binder

RCE/DME(3)

NA

Sample Asphalt Binder

CONTR(3)

NA

Secure Verification Sample of Asphalt Binder

RCE/DME

NA

Transport Verification Sample of Asphalt Binder

CONTR/RCE

NA

Run & Report Verification Sample of Asphalt Binder

DME/CTRL

NA

Aggregate

 

 

Direct & Witness Verification Sample of Combined Aggregate

RCE(4)

NA

Sample Combined Aggregate

CONTR(4)

CONTR(4)

Direct & Witness Splitting of Combined Aggregate Sample

RCE(5)

NA

Secure Verification Sample of Combined Aggregate

RCE

NA

Transport Verification Sample of Combined Aggregate

CONTR/RCE

NA

Run & Report QC Tests on Combined Aggregate Gradation

CONTR(5)

CONTR(5)

Run & Report Verification Tests on Combined Aggregate Gradation

DME/RCE(5)

NA

Report Validation per IM 216 on Combined Aggregate Gradation

DME/RCE

NA

Obtain & Transport Verification Samples of Coarse Aggregate Quality

DME(4)

NA

Run & Report Verification Tests on Coarse Aggregate Quality

CTRL

NA

Loose Hot Mix

 

 

Determine Loose Hot Mix Paired Sample Frequency/Location

RCE(3)

CONTR

Direct & Witness Verification Sample of Loose Hot Mix

RCE(3)

NA

Sample Loose Hot Mix Paired Samples

CONTR(3)

CONTR(3)

Secure Verification Sample of Loose Hot Mix

RCE

NA

Transport Verification Sample of Loose Hot Mix

CONTR/RCE

NA

Run & Report QC Tests on Loose Hot Mix Samples

CONTR(1)

CONTR(1)

Run & Report Verification Tests on Loose Hot Mix Samples

DME(1)

NA

Report Validation of Hot Mix Tests

CONTR(1)

NA

Evaluate Test Results/Take Action when Validation Fails

DME

NA

Compacted Hot Mix

 

 

Determine Density Coring Frequency/Location

RCE(3)

RCE(3)

Direct & Witness Coring & Transport to QC Lab

RCE(3)

RCE(3)

Obtain Core Samples & Prepare Samples at the QC Lab

CONTR

CONTR

Run Density Testing on Cores

RCE(3)

RCE(3)

Record Density Testing Measurements on Cores

RCE(3)

RCE(3)

Report Density Testing Results on Cores

CONTR(1)

CONTR(1)

Revisions

 

 

Adjust Production to Maintain JMF Targets

CONTR

CONTR

Report Plant Adjustments

CONTR(1)

CONTR(1)

Approve Revisions to JMF Targets

DME

DME

Shut Down Production when Required

CONTR

CONTR

 

 

 

NOTES:

ABBREVIATIONS:

 

(1) Must be done by Certified Level I HMA Technician

CPI = Certified Plant Inspection

CONTR = Contractor

(2) Must be done by Certified Level II HMA Technician

QMA = Quality Mgmt. of Asphalt

DME = District Materials

(3) Must be done by Certified HMA Sampler

RCE = Project Engineer

CTRL = Central Materials

(4) Must be done by Certified Level I Aggr. Technician

 

 

(5) Must be done by Certified Level II Aggr. Technician