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Asphalt Plant Operator - Tupelo, MS

Tupelo, MS, US, 38804

APAC - Mississippi

 

 

Job ID:  447361

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! 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. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!

 

Asphalt  Plant Operator

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate heavy equipment safely and efficiently.

Operates asphalt plant controls to produce asphalt paving materials. 

Adjusts controls for required mixture of the materials. 

Operates controls that admit materials separately from storage hoppers or mixing bins. 

Observes indicator that show when proper amount of materials have been made. 

Discharges materials from bin into truck. 

Assists in maintenance and repair of plant equipment (use of various hand tools, sledge hammer, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill).

Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant.

Willing to travel and work away from home when required.

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.

CDL preferred. 

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 and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

 

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully; an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

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 interests.

Other Qualifications:

Must be able to pass physical fitness and agility test.

 

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!

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc., 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 Posted:  Sep 21, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Tupelo

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