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Asphalt Plant Operator - Helena Sand & Gravel (Helena, MT)

Helena, MT, US, 59635

Helena Sand and Gravel


Job ID:  360419


Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be the preferred source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.



The primary function of the Hot Plant Operator is to perform various duties as assigned including but not limited to operating the hot plant, front end loaders, skidster, etc. along with ordering required raw materials, hot plant maintenance activities, and other duties as needed. This position is considered a working hourly position and will require equipment and plant operating along with labor time. Primarily work 10 to 12-hours per day, 5 days per week but may also be required extended hours per day and up to 7 days per week as needed along with occasional night work. This position may require traveling for periods of time to perform the job duties at various job site locations.



  • 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, skidster, 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.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Reflect a professional appearance and attitude with all work-related activities. Encourage professional attitudes and appearances with all subordinate employees. Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Partic pate in and promote an inclusive work environment.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Previous hot plant operating experience is highly preferred.
  • Previous plant maintenance experience is highly preferred.



  • Safety-minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance and punctuality.
  • Ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.
  • Willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, etc. along with ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Basic Computer skills


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!


Helena Sand & Gravel, 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 Posted:  May 3, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

Job Segment: Plant, Welding, Plant Operator, Equipment Operator, Machinist, Manufacturing