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

Helena, MT, US, 59635

Helena Sand and Gravel

 
 

Job ID:  473640

 

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.

 

Position Overview

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to break into the construction industry, or looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you’ll perform various tasks to assist with the production of asphalt. From operating a loader to supply the plant with materials to coordinating all aspects of asphalt production, you’ll play an integral part as we work together to build the roads that connect our communities. We work hard, and we have fun doing it!

 

If you’re someone that likes to see the visible results of your hard work each day, working outdoors, running equipment and being a part of building something great, this is the career path for you. Limited experience? No worries! We’ll assist with training to provide you with the skills you need to be successful. If you’ve got the drive, we’ll help you to reach your goals.

 

Wage: DOE w/ potential for overtime

 

Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • 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 employees. Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.
  • 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.

 

Plant Operator:

  • 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, laborer and scale operator.

 

Loader Operator:

  • Ensure necessary supply of materials for asphalt plant is available.
  • Load trucks with proper materials for delivery.
  • Fuel, oil, grease and check other necessary loader parts to ensure proper function of equipment.
  • Maintain cleanliness of plant premises.
  • Perform general maintenance and repair on equipment as assigned.
  • Stomp lumps and poke material during cold weather.
  • Assist crew, including shoveling and clean-up.
  • Routinely assist with general labor and maintenance tasks.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Basic computer skills
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Previous asphalt production and/or construction related experience preferred.
  • Previous plant operation/maintenance experience highly preferred.
  • Welding/fabrication experience preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays as needed.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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, occasional night work.
  • May require traveling for periods of time to perform job duties at various job site locations.

 

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.

 

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:  Nov 15, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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