Batchperson Howey In The Hills

Howey In The Hills, FL, US, 34737

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  498829


Preferred Materials - Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


Floating Batchperson Role for Howey In The Hills/Obrien Road Plant.

Periodic travel to other local Preferred Materials Plants may be required.


Position Overview

Coordinates and conducts all concrete batching.  Responsible for general maintenance and cleanliness of all batch plant operations.  Fosters teamwork, positive work environment and overall safety of yourself and others.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensuring Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment
  • Maintain batch plant operations to ensure timely delivery of concrete.
  • Periodic travel to other local plants is required.
  • Verify specific concrete mix design on incoming tickets and enter it correctly into computer.
  • Monitor gauges, dials and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.
  • Coordinates batching and loading of all concrete leaving the plant.  Gets driver feedback on concrete slumps to ensure proper specifications are being met.
  • Communicates and receives directions from dispatch, drivers, operators and customers via radio/phone or tablet.
  • Diagnoses and repairs basic batch plant equipment.  Coordinates equipment and personnel for larger/complex repairs.
  • Accurately carries and stocks admixtures for batch plant.
  • Direct general operations of loader operator and loader.
  • Must be able to certify and operate the loader as needed.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain ACI and DOT Certifications.
  • Must be able to accurately enter the driver’s timesheets in the proper software systems.
  • Responsible for the opening and closing of the plant, as well as the security of the facility.
  • Properly follow & promote all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Report any major maintenance or other plant related issues to plant manager/supervisor. 
  • Must be able to maintain an acceptable attendance record in a flexible work schedule.
  • Must maintain at all times a strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures.
  • May perform other related duties as required or directed.
  • Must be available to travel and work from other company facilities as needed.
  • Must possess a professional attitude while interacting with peers, contractors and general public.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty according to Preferred Materials guidelines and standards. 



  • Two years of related construction experience preferred.


Work Requirements:

  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.
  • Must be willing to work flexible schedule including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in The United States.
  • Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Regularly climb up and down into or out of the cab of the vehicle, and climb up and down the rear ladder or rear access point of the vehicle during loading, unloading and/or vehicle wash down.
  • Stand for long periods of time performing loading and offloading of materials in hot weather or current conditions.
  • Regularly climb up and down into or out of the cab of the vehicle, and climb up and down the rear ladder or rear access point of the vehicle during loading, unloading and/or vehicle wash down.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read, write and do intermediate mathematical calculations (ratios, fractions, algebraic equations).
  • Solid organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to effectively direct others in the workplace.
  • Intermediate computer skills.  Able to learn various plant computer systems.
  • Ability to use basic power tools. 
  • Basic knowledge in electricity and mechanics.
  • Must have good customer service skills.
  • Must possess attention to detail.
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.


What CRH Offers You


  • 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



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 a 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!


Preferred Materials, Inc., 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:  Jul 20, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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