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Mill Plant Operator - Fletcher

Fletcher, NC, US, 28732

Harrison Construction Company


City:  Fletcher
State:  North Carolina
Postal/Zip Code: 28732


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle.  Oldcastle is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top five ready mixed concrete producers in the United States.  Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.




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Position Overview

Operates rock, sand and gravel plant to batch, crush, or segregate materials used in construction. Must partner with other crew members to ensure production is running at efficient levels.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operate and maintain plant crushing equipment
  • Ability to operate loader to feed hoppers or load trucks
  • Ability to operate off road truck in rough terrain
  • Pre-shift inspection of plant and equipment is required to make sure everything is in operational order checking all safety items
  • Properly follow all company policies and MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Observes operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications
  • Repairs machinery, using hand tools, power tools, and welding equipment
  • Assists in maintenance of plant equipment and in compiling reports regarding plant production and plant maintenance
  • Inspection of plant and safety items required at the end of each shift
  • Grease equipment and clean up required at the end of each shift
  • Attendance required according to Company Attendance Policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level
  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • High school education or GED preferred but not required
  • Related experience and/or training preferred.


Work Requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively to insure all plant personnel understand what is expected and what needs are lacking
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes and time of shift change
  • Overtime work may be required
  • Ability to work at heights up to 70 feet wearing appropriate PPE to perform maintenance or repair to plant components (ex: conveyors, crushers) utilizing ladders, stairs, manlifts and catwalks
  • Ability to adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have basic knowledge of electrical and hydraulic systems.


Physical Requirements

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.

  • Physical ability to perform maintenance on plant under extreme temperatures and for extended hours of time
  • Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant
  • Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, pipe wrench
  • Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping stretching, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, twisting, walking, standing, reaching and squatting
  • Requires occasional lifting up to 50 lbs. while using proper lifting techniques
  • Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures


Work Environment

  • Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!


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Harrison Construction Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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