Asphalt Plant Operator

in Helena, MT

Asphalt Plant Operator Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    1049071301

  • Req #

    494586

  • Job Location

    Helena, MT 59601, US

  • Job Category

    Facilities/Construction

 
 

Company Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 9 Paid Holidays (8 Static and 1 Floating)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement
  • Daily operations of a hot plant include but not limited to operating plant to fulfill daily/job orders, order scheduling, raw material inventory, and ordering, plant maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain accurate time and materials records.
  • Maintenance activities include but not limited to welding, torching, machine lubrication, plant-specific component maintenance, etc.
  • Occasional operating equipment in a safe manner to support daily hot plant activities which includes but not limited to front end loader, skid steer, etc.
  • Perform labor activities involved with maintaining the hot plant appearance and area around the hot plant as needed.
  • Participate in creating a safe work environment, achieve safety goals, implement company safety programs and comply with OSHA/MSHA/Company standards.
  • Reflect a professional appearance and attitude with all work-related activities. Encourage professional attitudes and appearances with all employees. Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.
  • Maintain asphalt plant operations to ensure timely production of asphalt.
  • Verify specified asphalt mix and enter correct mix design into computer. Monitor gauges, dials and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.
  • Coordinate production and loading of all asphalt leaving the plant.
  • Communicate and receive directions from dispatch, drivers, operators and customers via radio or phone.
  • Service and grease plant parts, i.e. change belts, grease bearings, and maintain cleanliness of the plant.
  • Order and maintain inventory of plant parts, grease, asphalt oil, etc.
  • Direct general operations of loader operator, and laborer.
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Promptly communicate with supervisors on any flaws in material.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be able to positively lead, manage and influence a team of individuals.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance and punctuality.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work overtime and weekends/holidays as needed.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Must have current US Authorization to work or ability to obtain without company assistance prior to start date.
  • Mechanical skills including knowledge of machines, tools, equipment, mechanic’s hand tools, power tools, welding and cutting equipment, lubricating tools, hoists, cranes, service trucks, electrical testing, and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Previous asphalt production and/or plant operation related experience preferred.
  • Welding/fabrication experience preferred.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • Primarily work 10-16 hours per day 5-7 days per week during the peak season, occastional night work. 
  • The employee is frequently required to reach with arms waist to shoulder height, sit, stand, walk and handle/grasp equipment and machines.
  • The employee is occasionally required to lift, carry and/or push/pull anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.
  • The employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, squat, crouch or climb. And reach with arms above shoulder height or below knee height.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and depth perception.

The statements included in this job description 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 Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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