Plant Operator-Navasota

Navasota, TX, US, 77868

Texas Materials - Gulf Coast Area


Job ID:  487804


Gulf Coast, a CRH Company,  is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH Americas Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Gulf Coast is part of CRH America's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 2,000 employees statewide.


Position Overview

To operate the plant efficiently and effectively to maximize production while at all times maintaining a safe work environment. Develop teamwork and foster team spirit within the production and delivery departments.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

· Ability to operate the computer blending and load out controls in the plant control house.

· Communicate with the crew what the scope of work for the day will be, types of mixes to be made, materials to be shipped or received and amounts.

· Load and dispatch trucks to assigned jobs. Insure proper materials, amounts and customer information is reflected on tickets.

· Insure no trucks leave the plant if overloaded.

· Work with QC Department to insure quality standards are maintained on materials.

· Keep up with daily sales and production using whatever reporting methods are required by management.

· Communicate with customers or sales department on current status of orders.

· Responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers, including following all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Report any problems to manager, Safety Manager or Human Resources.

· Responsible for ensuring daily maintenance of plant is completed and plant is kept clean. Report all major maintenance problems to supervisor.

· Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing, and repair of the plant to develop their abilities.

· Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.

· Perform general laboring duties when necessary and other duties as assigned by management.



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

· Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

· Two years of related experience preferred.


Work Requirements

· Must be 18 years in age or older.

· Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

· Must possess valid DOT medical card.

· Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

· Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

· Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.

· Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

· Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

· Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.

· Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

· Able to operate front end loader and skid loader.

· Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records.

· 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.

· Basic knowledge of Excel and Word.

· Basic knowledge in electricity and mechanics.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

· Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.

· May require standing for extended periods of time.

· Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

· Able to climb ladders or stairs and to work at heights.

· Able to work in tight quarters.

· Able to stand on hard surfaces for extended periods of time.


Work Environment

· Able to work in all weather conditions.

· Able to work extended hours if needed.

· While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.

· The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.

· The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.


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 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 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!


Gulf Coast, 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:  Sep 15, 2023

Nearest Major Market: College Station

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