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Summer Temp Labor - Foreman, AR

Foreman, AR, US, 71836

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  185439


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.




Under general supervision and according to established policies and practices, performs general labor responsibilities around the plant including clean-up and assistance when needed in other departments.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • General clean-up and housekeeping of plant and plant grounds using a paintbrush, shovels, brooms, jackhammers (weighing up to 100 lbs.), Fire hoses (water pressure up to 100 lbs. / sq. in), wheelbarrows loaded with materials weighing up to 300 pounds.
  • Performs cleaning of plant equipment including the following:  unplugging chutes and silo feeders; cleaning the inside of dust collectors and tower cyclones using water and air hoses; and unplugging pre-heater tower vessels. Feed pipes, conveyor drags, augers, belt conveyors and troughing rolls.
  • Cleans roofs, drainage ditches, and storm drains.  Digs out and assist with repairs to underground air, water and gas lines.
  • Pick up and properly dispose of trash.
  • Removes, screens and reloads ball charges in grinding mills.
  • Digs and maintains cement storage silos.
  • Assists maintenance personnel and other classifications, as appropriate.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and clean-up of immediate work areas or in other areas in conjunction with assigned duties.
  • Responsible for documentation associated with job duties.
  • As required assists in major plant repair projects and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Observes all safety rules, wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)



Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs and similar information.  Must successfully complete on-the-job training provided by designated supervision or otherwise qualified individuals.

Ability to safely and effectively use a shovel, pick, broom, shovel, scoop, hand tools, scraper, sledgehammer, wheelbarrow, air lance, water hose, fire hose, air drill, chain saw, spike driver, air compressor, jackhammer, and related equipment.

Work requires walking; lifting up to 100 pounds; bending; pushing; pulling; climbing ladders and stairs; working at elevated heights; and working in confined spaces, silos, tanks and drain manholes.


Working Conditions

May be exposed to dust, noise, heat, high elevations, all weather conditions, dirt and elevation of 100 feet or more.  Some jobs may require use of equipment that results in jarring and vibratory exposure.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor agreement or safety policies.


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

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