Asphalt Plant Operator Greenwood, Mississippi

 

Job ID:  128470

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc, an Oldcastle company is a great place to work!  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 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 Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.

 

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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APAC Mississippi s an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Company
Oldcastle Inc
Posted
03/25/2018
Type
Full time
Location
greenville, Mississippi 38701, US