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Control Room Operator - Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Suwannee American Cement



Job ID:  225301


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.




Works closely with Production Supervisors/Manager, Quality Control, Production Foreman and Process Attendants on plant operations.   Monitors control panels, computer terminals or other control systems and resolves plant-related issues associated with equipment temperatures, malfunctions, sensor alarms and plant production.


Essential Duties


  • Operates multi-function central process control machinery to grind, separate, filter, treat, refine or otherwise process various materials.
  • Makes routine checks of plant equipment and processes.
  • May involve observing computer-printouts, video monitors and gauges to verify specified processing conditions and to make necessary adjustments.
  • Coordinates equipment for starting up and shutting down production systems in cases of emergency or as required by schedule.
  • Participates in safety audits and programs and provides emergency response when required.
  • Reports process problems to the Production Foreman and Process Attendants. 
  • Responsible for various assigned tasks when plant is not in operation or operator is not needed in control room.
  • Follows all plant safety policies.


Minimum Qualifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Must be able to distinguish difference in color codes on computers and video monitors.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Working knowledge of PC operations.
  • Must be able to work overtime, odd and unscheduled hours as required and share on-call duties.  This psition requires the ability to work a swing/rotating shift.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements


  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knwledge of the practical application of the technology used and manufacturing of cement. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of cement.
  • Environmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions


  • Ability to safely work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.
  • Ability to perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. 


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!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  Dec 24, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

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