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Asphalt Plant Operator

Salem, OR, US, 97302

River Bend Materials

 

 

Job ID:  478000

 

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.  

 

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 data entry and report management to coordinating all aspects of asphalt production, you’ll play an integral part as we stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. 

 

The ideal candidate is highly proficient using computer software, has strong customer service and coordination skills, enjoys working outdoors, running equipment, and ensuring high quality product. If you’re someone that likes to see the visible results of your hard work each day this is the career path for you.

 

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)

  • Verify specified asphalt mix and enter correct mix design into computer. Monitor gauges, dials and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.
  • Communicate and receive directions from dispatch, drivers, operators and customers via radio or phone.
  • Planning and coordination of daily/job orders, order scheduling, raw material inventory, and ordering, plant maintenance, etc.
  • Maintain accurate time and materials records with high attention to detail
  • Occasionally operate equipment to support daily hot plant activities
  • Maintenance activities include but not limited to welding, torching, machine lubrication, plant-specific component maintenance, etc.
  • Participate in creating a safe work environment, achieve safety goals, implement company safety programs, and comply with OSHA/MSHA/Company standards.
  • Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications

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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be proficient using a computer to manage and coordinate operations
  • Strong Communication and customer service
  • The ability to create and keep deadlines, make informed decisions, and strategically plan with attention to details
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous asphalt production and/or construction related experience preferred.
  • Previous plant operation/maintenance experience highly preferred.
  • Maintenance experience using hand tools highly preferred

 

Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays as needed.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills to carry out detailed 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

  

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!

 

RiverBend Materials, 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:  Jan 24, 2023


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