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Plant Operator (Metro Detroit Area)

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Company: CRH


Job ID:  151568

 
Cadillac Asphalt, a vertically integrated CRH Americas Materials Company, joint venture 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.cadillacasphalt.com or our parent company at www.crhamericas.com.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Operate heavy equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Operates asphalt plant controls to produce asphalt paving materials. 
  • Adjusts controls for required mixture of the materials. 
  • Observes indicator that show when proper amount of materials have been made. 
  • Discharges materials from silo into truck. 
  • Assists in maintenance and repair of plant equipment (use of various hand tools, sledge hammer, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill).
  • Complete daily and weekly production reports
  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant.
  • Willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Willing to work in various climate conditions, both hot and cold.
  • Overtime work is required.
  • Report to work at the designated start time.
  • Able to work overtime when required.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.                                                                                                     

 

 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, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.
  • One (1) year related experience is preferred.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft operating systems.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Ability to work various shifts (days, nights, swings)

 

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 this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • GRIP – with at least 90 lbs. of force          
  • CLIMBING – in, around, and on equipment            
  • HEAVY LIFTING – of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to75 lbs. from floor to waist
  • AWKWARD POSITIONS – getting to and from both sitting and kneeling on the ground
  • FLEXIBILITY – awkward reaches             
  • BALANCE – including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.     
  • VISION – 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions
  • HEARING – corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers

 

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.
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

  

Competencies:

  • To perform the job successfully; an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 
  • Customer Focus-is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.
  • Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interest.

 

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!

 

Cadillac Asphalt is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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