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Plant Operator (Alma, MI)

Alma, MI, US, 48801

Michigan Paving and Materials


Job ID:  [[206181]]


Michigan Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated CRH company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting www.michiganpaving.com, www.stoneco.net or our parent company at www.crhamericas.com


Plant Operator


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Perform PMAC production, including troubleshooting of production operations and formula verification.
  • Perform basic boiler operations, chemical testing of boilers, and boiler maintenance.
  • Perform all Terminal tasks and activities including fluid transport, vessel storage, and heat exchange operations and procedures.
  • Perform emulsion lab QC testing procedures such as the Penetration Test, Viscosity Test, and the DSR Test for all products, including supporting documentation and reports. Familiarity with product specifications desired but not required.
  • Assist, with supervision, in the operation of the emulsion mill.
  • Conduct basic preventative and specific plant maintenance tasks.
  • Meet and maintain production quotas.
  • Demonstrate strong team work/ team building skills.
  • Build and maintain positive customer service relations.
  • Maintains cleanliness and organization of entire facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma;
  • Ability to do basic math including using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
  • Basic computer literacy


Work Requirements

  • Asphalt Terminal experience is a plus but not required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record as described in company’s policies
  • Must be willing to work long hours, including weekends and holidays
  • Must be flexible with schedule to meet business needs
  • May require travel and overnight business needs


Physical Requirements

  • This position requires time spent walking, standing, bending, lifting and sitting.


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet, humid conditions, airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold.  The employee is frequently exposed to vibration, dust, irritants, chemicals, and noise.
  • The noise level in the work environment is frequently very loud and may require protective equipment.


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Michigan Paving and Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


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Nearest Major Market: Lansing

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