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Asphalt Plant Laborer - Acushnet, MA

Location:  Acushnet, MA, US, 02743
Company:  PJ Keating Co

 

City:  Acushnet
State:  Massachusetts
Postal/Zip Code: 02743

 

P.J. Keating Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 


Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

 

Position Overview

 

This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient utility duties at Acushnet Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Plant. Candidates must be able to work nights and weekends, as well as extended hours during daytime operations.  Our core values are safety, quality and integrity in everything we do.  All P.J. Keating employees are expected to partner with associates and management of P.J. Keating Company to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes.  You will establish key internal relationships to help ensure safety continues to be embedded in the culture of our Company.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Safe and efficient maintenance and clean up duties at a HMA Plant.
  • Compliance with company safety standards and related paperwork.
  • Ability to operate a HMA plant when required.
  • Repair and maintenance of plant components.
  • Compliance and monitoring of site environmental requirements.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Comprehensive operational knowledge HMA plant.
  • Plant operates at night for extended periods of time, must be able to work nights on a steady basis.
  • Thorough understanding and compliance with company safety policies.
  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  • Mechanical competence, welding experience, and electric prefferred.
  • Capacity to work well with customers, management, and fellow employees.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Capability to complete required paperwork in a timely fashion.

 

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk, stand, climb, crawl, bend, kneel, reach above shoulders, and lift up to 95 pounds for periods of time.

 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus and operate various pieces of equipment.

 

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

Bend

 

X

 

 

Kneel

 

X

 

 

Squat

 

X

 

 

Climb

 

X

 

 

Stand

X

 

 

 

Walk

X

 

 

 

Sit

X

 

 

 

Reach

 

X

 

 

Drive

 

 

X

 

Fine motor

 

 

X

 

Repetitive Motion

 

X

 

 

Right

 

X

 

 

Left

 

X

 

 

 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  This position requires an employee to lift:

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

0 – 10 lbs.

 

X

 

 

10 – 25 lbs.

 

X

 

 

25 – 50 lbs.

 

X

 

 

50 –100 lbs.

 

X

 

 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

                        

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, works outside in conditions that may be cold and icy, at night and weekends and exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

 

The noise level in the work environment may be high.

                                 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

Not

Applicable

Hot Weather

X

 

 

 

Cold Weather

 

X

 

 

Wet Weather

 

X

 

 

Exposed to Noise

 

X

 

 

Exposed to High Heat

 

X

 

 

Moving Equipment

X

 

 

 

Working With Others

X

 

 

 

 

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 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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P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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