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Lead Plant Laborer - Branford, FL

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Suwannee American Cement


Job ID:  157739


Suwannee American Cement Company, part of CRH Americas Materials, is the second largest cement supplier in the state of Florida with two world-class cement plants - one located in Branford, FL and the other in Sumterville, FL – as well as an import facility in Port Manatee, FL. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement Company has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. We value our people – employees, customers, vendors and community members.  We strive to offer the best and friendliest customer service and have the commitment, passion and technology to supply the highest quality product. Our core values include a Safe Workplace, Integrity & Trust and the Development of our employees to succeed and grow with the company. We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.   


Position Overview

Responsible for the day-to-day operation of the laborers. Evaluate that all tasks are completed from beginning to end, efficiently and most importantly reinforcing safety procedures among laborers. May operate a variety of hand and power tools; and mobile equipment.  May clean and prepare work areas; clean up rubble and debris and remove waste materials.   May assist other workers.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Communicate tasks throughout the day to laborers.
  2. Encourage a collaborative work environment.
  3. Ensure laborers clean the plant of materials or process spills appropriately – using brooms, shovels and wheel barrels that may weigh 200 pounds full; carry buckets that weigh as much as 50 pounds full; pneumatic scrapers that weigh approximately 20 pounds; air lances ¾ inch in diameter to 3 feet to 10 feet long, that weigh approximately 10 pounds.
  4. Train new laborers on tasks and operation of mobile equipments- use of hammers, mallets that weigh between 1 and 10 pounds, loader, bobcat, forklift, manlift and dump truck.
  5. Assist laborers with cleaning the plant by using high pressure fire hose that weighs approximately 100 pounds and exerts approximately 100  pounds of thrust when in use.




High School Graduate or GED, preferred




1 Year related experience and/or training; or Equivalent combination of education, skills, abilities and experience




  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities and must meet qualifications required for this position.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task in a stressful, deadline driven, fast-paced, professional environment
  • Ability to work independently without supervision


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!


Suwannee American Cement, LLC. 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 15, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Lake City

Job Segment: Plant, Laborer, Plant Operator, General Labor, Labor, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations