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Materials and Fuels Laborer- Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  478598


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Position: Materials and Fuels Laborer
Reports to: Production Supervisor

Shift: Monday-Friday 7:00 am-4:00 pm ET


At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit-sharing
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!


What you'll be contributing:


  • Perform plant tasks involving physical labor for plant cleaning and labor support to other plant departments as directed by the Production Supervisor. 
  • May operate a variety of hand and power tools; and mobile equipment. 
  • May clean and prepare work areas; clean up rubble and debris and remove waste materials. 
  • Ensure compliance with all posted and required MSHA and Company Safety Policies and a commitment to providing a safe environment for themselves, co-workers, and visitors to the facility
  • Clean the plant of materials or process spills – using brooms, shovels, and wheel barrels that may weigh 200 pounds full; carry buckets that weigh as much as 50 pounds full; pneumatic scrapers that weigh approximately 20 pounds; air lances ¾ inch in diameter to 3 feet to 10 feet long, that weigh approximately 10 pounds.
  • Remove cement build-up from equipment by use of hammers and mallets that weigh between 1 and 10 pounds.
  • Clean the plant by using a high-pressure fire hose that weighs approximately 100 pounds and exerts approximately 100 pounds of thrust when in use.
  • To be fully trained and to perform the duties of Process Attendant, as described above in the absence of, or when the Process Attendant requires help performing his task.
  • Operates plant processing equipment, and maintains product quality and production output.  Report any deficiency to the supervisor for corrective measures.
  • Assist in other work areas of the facility when necessary to meet site emergencies or production priorities.
  • Run mobile equipment in the plant: loader, bobcat, forklift, man-lift, and dump truck.
  • Maintain a clean job site; pick up all tools and equipment and secure the job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Material handling and storage.
  • Load and unload trucks; haul and hoist materials.
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Perform workplace exams, safety, and pre-shift inspections on all mobile equipment.
  • Report all safety and environmental hazards to the Production Supervisor immediately.
  • Utilize all safety equipment, personal and otherwise, as required by MSHA standards and Company guidelines.
  • Become cross-trained on specific plant equipment and positions on specific plant classifications.



To succeed in this position, you will need:


  • High School Graduate or GED, preferred

  • 1 Year related experience and/or training; or an Equivalent combination of education, skills, abilities, and experience

  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities and must meet qualifications required for this position.


What to expect in a cement environment:


Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise require compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.


What’s next for you?


We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.


What CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  Mar 5, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

Job Segment: Laborer, Warehouse, Forklift, Labor, General Labor, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations