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Asphalt Plant Operator at Mountain Enterprises in Martin, Kentucky

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

 

Job ID:  197219

Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, the Mountain Companies (comprised of Mountain Enterprises, Mountain Materials, and Mountain Aggregates) have been providing asphalt paving and aggregate services to the state of Kentucky for decades. From concrete construction to asphalt paving and quarry operations, we at the Mountain Companies pride ourselves on the multitude of services we can offer our customers. Privately owned and operated until 2006, the Mountain Companies later joined CRH. By being a part of the CRH 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 CRH. 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. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Asphalt Plant Operator

This is a skilled position controlling production and load out of materials produced in plants.  The plant operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of plant equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.

Mountain Companies will train the right person as a plant operator if you have some experience around an asphalt plant.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reads work schedules and determines sequence of operations.

Operates plant according to production schedule using appropriate materials.

Monitor material operation to ensure quality of mix.

Performs basic maintenance and service on plant as required.

Ability to weld using an arc welder or cutting torch is preferred.

Cleans control house and yard facility daily.

Oversee truck scales and the loading of the trucks.

Enters production information into computer systems.

All other duties as assigned per supervisor. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise plant employees. 

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.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondences and memos.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory and Order processing systems; uses job specific computer system for ticketing and two way radio for communications.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Drivers License required.  CDL a plus. 

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. 

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. 

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. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

What CRH Americas 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 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

Mountain Enterprises is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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