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Sand Plant Laborer - Crab Orchard TN at APAC-Atlantic Inc

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Crab Orchard, Tennessee

Job Description:


City:  Crab Orchard
State:  Tennessee
Postal/Zip Code: 37723

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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Job Description Summary

  • Crew member essential to the sand plant/quarry crew.  Member will assist in all jobs pertaining to keeping the sand plant running at normal efficiency levels.


  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

  • Report any problems to the Plant Manager, Lead man, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.

  • Attendance required according to Company Attendance Policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level.

  • Assist plant crew with various duties such as shoveling, loading equipment and general maintenance and upkeep of plant.

  • May be required to operate heavy machinery including but not limited to loader, haulage truck, and  trackhoe

  • May be required to use power and/or hand tools such as shovel, rake, hammer, saw, pneumatic hammer/drill, sledge hammer and other tools associated with laborer.

  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.

  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks at plant.

  • Operate processing plant for crushing stone

  • Physical ability to operate equipment under temperature extremes and for extended hours of time. Normal shift is 8-12 hours.

  • Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.

  • 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 changes.

  • Overtime work required. Out of town/county, or state work/training may be required occasionally.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Ability to work at heights up to 90 feet wearing appropriate PPE to perform maintenance or repair to plant components  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.

  • Requires riding to and from plants.  If operating company vehicle, employee must meet Driver Qualification Standard.

  • Ability to practice safety standards per Company Safety Policy requirements.

  • Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate equipment and learn additional skills required at a sand plant.

  • 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, and various hand tools.

  • Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping stretching, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, twisting, walking, standing, reaching and squatting

  • Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. while using proper lifting techniques.

  • 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.


  • High school education of GED preferred but not required.

  • Experience running a loader preferred but not required.

  • Basic electrical/mechanical skills preferred but not required

  • Previous experience in construction field is preferred

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

EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability 

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