Groundman -Elkins, WV

Elkins, WV, US, 26241

Southern West Virginia Asphalt Inc



Job ID:  496174


Southern West Virginia Asphalt, Inc., a CRH company, is one of West Virginia’s premier grading and paving contractors in the state. Southern West Virginia Asphalt, Inc. performs all aspects of roadway construction including grading, paving, stone, concrete and more. Quarry operations are also a vital part of our business. Privately owned and operated until joining the CRH family in 2000, Southern West Virginia Asphalt, Inc. has been servicing residents of West Virginia with the foremost paving services for decades. In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Asphalt Plant Groundman


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Job Description Summary

  • Southern West Virginia Asphalt, Inc. is currently seeking an asphalt plant laborer. This is skilled position requiring the maintenance and up keep of the asphalt plant, as well as various manual tasks including but not limited to the following: greasing the plant and keeping the plant working efficiently, checking and maintaining proper oil levels, laboring and minor servicing of the plant as needed, operating the plant, performing ground maintenance, and running the loader. 



  • Performs basic maintenance and service on asphalt plant as required.
  • Ability to weld and use cutting torch is a plus.
  • Cleans and maintain yard daily.
  • Keep plant lubed and greased.
  • Maintain oil levels of plant.
  • Operation of asphalt plant and loader.
  • Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions.
  • Shoveling, sweeping, steam cleaning, painting, tire work, mechanical assistance, lifting, pushing and pulling various objects and raking.
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor.
  • Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of the job


Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 100 pounds.



  • High school diploma or equivalent, preferred but not required.


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!


Southern West Virginia Asphalt, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  May 15, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Charleston
Nearest Secondary Market: West Virginia

Job Segment: Labor, Laborer, Transportation, Operations, Engineering