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Plant Operator - Hamilton, ON

Hamilton, ON, CA

Dufferin Concrete - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  192979 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.


The Role of the Plant Operator is a critical role in our structure. Plant Operators are responsible for the completion of day-to-day activities at the plant location. Plant operators ensure the plant is operating safely, effectively and efficiently within the framework of established policies and procedures. The Plant Operator provides leadership to ensure good morale and employee relations at the plant while facilitating accurate and timely communication between the plant, Drivers, other Management and Distribution.


  • Daily and Weekly Plant Inspections
  • Maintain cleanliness of plant and yard
  • Monitor slump times of drivers based on information provided by distribution
  • Maintain plant inventories of raw materials. Eg: Cement Powder, Admixes, Fibers
  • Work with loader operator daily to maintain aggregate inventories
  • Communicate quickly to Dispatch any issues that will impact the delivery times of concrete
  • Establish good rapport with the drivers
  • Attempt to investigate any potential issues developing at the plant and initiate any immediate corrective action or seek support from other management resources
  • Understand current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • With the Plant Management Team, collaborate on appropriate behaviour management strategies where required.
  • Contractor Safe Work Permit Forms/Hot work permits – Proper Completion of Permits, Review of permit and policy with Contractor, inspect work area,  follow up when work complete, Storage of Completed Form
  • Participate in annual safety audits and preparation work for the annual safety audits
  • Conduct bi-monthly cleanliness inspection of the plant fleet.
  • Ensure cylinders are delivered to lab in less than 3 days
  • Coordinate with QC to Meet Monthly  process control targets
  • Coordinate with QC to complete any additional testing as required
  • Moisture compensation accuracy
  • Get daily feedback from drivers regarding temperature and slump
  • Conducting minimum  bi-weekly physical moisture tests on the sand or as needed
  • Incident reports
  • Train back up operators as needed
  • Complete all training as required


  • High School diploma/GED
  • 1-3 years related experience and/or training performing batching, plant operation, blending or quality assurance functions
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license. May require a valid loader ticket
  • Basic computer skills with ability to use batch mixing system


Visit our website for more information: http://www.crhcanada.com

CRH Canada Group Inc. recognizes Canada’s diverse landscape. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process.

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