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Plant Personnel - London, ON

London, Cambridge, ON, CA

Dufferin Construction - a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  220962 

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.

Under the long established and respected name of Dufferin Construction, CRH Canada operates a multi-million construction business which provides construction services throughout Southern Ontario and on key projects across Canada.


Founded in 1912, Dufferin Construction has built a solid reputation for market excellence, drawing on a rich history and a strong heritage of quality, stability and innovative leadership in the marketplace. Dufferin Construction is one of the largest heavy civil engineering contractors in the industry, employing over 1000 people.


Dufferin Construction is accepting applications for the position of Plant Personnel for its London Asphalt Plant




The responsibilities of the Plant Personnel include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist the plant foremen with the daily operations and upkeep of the plant.
  • Operate front-end loader to load aggregates and be able to keep up with production as well as maintaining incoming materials and stockpiles
  • Operate other heavy equipment including: Skid Steer, Water Truck & Dump Truck, Aerial work platform
  • Perform pre start-up inspections of assigned equipment
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and equipment/components malfunctions
  • Notify foreman of any issues or repairs required
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant to perform necessary maintenance and repairs. Including working at heights & confined space (training will be provided if necessary) Follow and perform assigned routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation
  • Ability to learn to operate the plant controls to produce hot mix asphalt as per production schedule
  • Document daily production/inventory, quality control results, maintenance logs etc.
  • Responsible for upkeep of tools, equipment and work area.
  • Attend daily and weekly safety tailgates and inspections.
  • Comply and enforce company’s environmental, health and safety policies as well as company’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the foreman


Position Dimensions:


  • High school or college diploma in a related discipline
  • Flexible to work for extended time periods, shift work, overtime and on weekends
  • Have mechanical knowledge and experience for general plant maintenance
  • Valid G class driver's license
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
  • Ability to make timely, yet effective decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and adaptable to change
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting experience
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices
  • Proficient working with Excel for data entry and inventory tracking
  • Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations
  • Pleasant customer service oriented attitude
  • Able to work independently in a busy environment
  • Must be physically fit and able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basic.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.




  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • Experience working in an asphalt plant or manufacturing plant setting
  • Mechanical background and or experience in an industrial environment
  • Welding and Oxy/acetylene torch experience would be an asset


Why work for us?

  • Our company operates like a family and looks to reward our hard working staff by offering a number of social events and team building activities
  • Work with a team of dedicated professionals who are there to support your professional growth
  • Flexible benefits plans, Defined Contribution pension plan, annual bonuses and merit based increases ensure that your hard work and dedication will be rewarded



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.

Date Posted:  Oct 9, 2020

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