Asphalt Plant Operator- GA/ SC

Savannah, GA, US, 31415

APAC - Atlantic



Job ID:  498556


APAC-Atlantic, part of CRH’s South Division, is a leader in the production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, serving the Coastal Georgia and Low Country South Carolina markets for over 70 years. No matter how big or small the paving project is, APAC-Atlantic’s goal on any project is to finish on time and on budget. But most importantly, our goal is to make sure the project uses the right materials and construction methods proven to last. From paving and project management to materials, we have you covered. Are you ready to join the best in the business? At APAC-Atlantic, we’re more than just a team. We’re a family. APAC-Atlantic is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participant.


Asphalt Plant Operator- GA/ SC Locations


Position Overview


Operates asphalt plant controls to weigh and deliver specified quantities of aggregates and asphalt cement to dryer for heating and to mixer for mixing and dumping into trucks.  Must partner with other plant crew members to ensure production is running at efficient levels.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)


  • Pre-shift inspection of plant required to make sure everything is in operational order checking all safety items.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Answers telephone, radio, and takes and inputs orders.
  • Maintains proper heat in dryer by adjusting thermostatic controls and maintains proper flow of materials.
  • Observes gauges, dials, and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.
  • 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.


Additional Responsibilities


  • Integrity, communication, recognition, action, results oriented, positive attitude, work ethic, growth and development and commitment to be successful at Preferred Materials.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public always.
  • Be able to interact with vendors, construction employees and all levels of management.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends, when necessary.
  • Strict adherence to safety protocols of Preferred Materials.
  • Strict adherence to policies and procedures, as outlined in the company’s Policy Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers with other duties as required.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.




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.
  • Driver’s License Required


Work Requirements


  • Ability to communicate effectively to insure all plant personnel understand what is expected and what needs are lacking.
  • Ability to drive to and from various plants, as need
  • Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes.
  • Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required.
  • Ability to work at heights up to 90 feet wearing appropriate PPE to perform maintenance or repair to plant components (ex: silo, drag slats, traverse, bag house, elevators, batch towers, drum/mixer, conveyors) 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.
  • Attendance required according to Company Attendance Policy to ensure crew can operate at normal efficiency level.


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/silo.
  • Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, 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. for repetitious 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 CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive 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!


APAC-Atlantic, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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




Date:  Jul 16, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Savannah

Job Segment: Plant Operator, Pipe Welding, Plant, Equipment Operator, HVAC, Manufacturing, Operations