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Plant Foreperson Trainee - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68107

Ready Mixed Concrete Co.



Job ID:  236944

Ready Mixed Concrete Co., A CRH Company, has been the premiere concrete supplier in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area since 1929. With state-of-the-art production and delivery, Ready Mixed supplies all types of projects from highly technical commercial construction and high-volume paving to residential projects.  


Summary: The Plant Foreperson Trainee is a training position that requires candidates to learn and safely perform the duties of these areas: mixer truck driver, central and plant dispatcher, batch person, QC technician, sales and service, production and delivery equipment preventative maintenance, loader/forklift operator and basic production and delivery safety responsibilities. Other production related duties may be assigned.


Essential Training Duties and Responsibilities    

  • Candidate is required to maintain a Class “B” CDL or higher with air brake endorsement and will operate a ready mixed concrete truck and other plant production equipment as required.
  • Communicate with Plant Manager and Area Manager on issues effecting personnel, safety, maintenance, production efficiency, product quality, current and upcoming projects, competition and pricing.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to ensure the safest and most efficient use of personnel is being utilized to complete all required tasks.
  • Assist Plant Manager and Area Manager with supervising production employees when directed while adhering to all applicable company policies and procedures.
  • Learn to establishes and meet customer order delivery times according to factors such as truck capacities, distances to delivery site, and fleet availability.
  • Enter and adjusts orders utilizing the dispatching system as directed.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to coordinate the opening and closing of plant facilities according to established company procedures and guidelines.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to determine and communicate production employee work schedules.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to maintain appropriate inventory levels and learn raw materials scheduling.
  • Work within city, state, and federal compliance regulations.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to properly maintain equipment and facilities through preventative and proactive maintenance.
  • Work with Plant Manager and Area Manager to perform and document plant inspections including; pre/post trip, bag house, TRI, storm water, and fuel reporting requirements.
  • Learn to communicate effectively and provide friendly assistance to our customers.
  • Communicates effectively with plant personnel, management, QC, Central Dispatch, safety and HR personnel.
  • Required to learn how to operate batch and dispatch console to dispatch and produce ready mix concrete according to customer and company specifications.
  • Required to learn how to perform tests on materials to ensure compliance with stated specifications and completes testing certification requirements as directed.
  • Works with the Quality Control department to ensure products meet specifications once produced and assists in maintaining plant testing logs.
  • Must obtain and maintain ACI and/or IDOT certification.
  • Learn to communicate with dispatch and service departments in a timely manner to identify and resolve issues which might impact customer service.
  • Learn and assist Operations Manager, Area Manager and Plant Manager with safety, production and compliance reporting.
  • Must be trained and released by Safety Department to operate mobile production equipment, loaders, forklifts, etc.
  • Must be trained how to process daily business transactions including; delivery tickets, cash sales, fuel consumption, mileage sheets and payroll.
  • Must be trained to recognize, document and coach PPE use and basic production and delivery safety procedures. Promptly report all safety and employee issues to Plant Manager, Area Manager and Operations Manager.  
  • Assists with month end inventory counts and recounts as directed.
  • Learn HOS requirements and how to dispatch and operate within these requirements.
  • Assist with providing information for hourly employee reviews if required.



About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! 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 career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ready Mixed Concrete Co., 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:  Oct 28, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Plant, Plant Manager, Plant Operator, Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing