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Batchperson/Plant Operator (Ready Mix) - Bonita Springs, FL

Location: 

Bonita Springs, FL, US, 34135

Company:  Preferred Materials - Concrete

 


Job ID:  138414

 

Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

 

Established in 2007, Preferred Materials is a supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregates and other building materials in Florida. While we may be new to the neighborhood, our employees have extensive experience in the industry. We operate with an intense local focus. For our customers this means doing business how you prefer – with local leadership making local decisions. This also means better service, better quality products and a lot less bureaucracy.

Are you a Batchperson/Plant Operator  looking for a change?
 

We are currently seeking an experienced Batchperson/Plant Operator to join our team.

The Batchperson/Plant Operator operates a stationary or portable batching plant in mixing concrete materials and aggregates to produce concrete 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 or other carrier or mixer.  Performs other related duties.  Assists in maintenance and report of plant equipment.  May perform other related duties.  Job requires the following motions:  climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, pushing, pulling, vibration, twisting, kneeling, standing, walking, sitting, and reaching.  Requires occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.  Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant.  Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench.  Answers telephone, radio, and takes and inputs orders.  Overtime work is required.  May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather.  Requires riding to plant sites.  The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred.  Minimum one year batching or plant operator experience in a ready mix concrete environment.  

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of concrete products, batching ready mix, and trucking preferred.
  • DOT and ACI certifications preferred, or willingness to obtain. 
  • Familiarity of Command Alkon system desired.
  • Must have basic math skills.
  • Requires strong computer skills.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Must be able to work well under pressure. 

 

 

What Preferred Materials offers you

Highly competitive base pay

A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion.

About Preferred Materials, Inc.
Preferred Materials, Inc. (an Oldcastle Company) strives to provide the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. The company was formed in 2007 through the acquisition of multiple Florida plants specializing in ready mixed concrete, concrete block, and building materials. With headquarters in Bonita Springs and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. From groundbreaking to ribbon cutting, Preferred Materials is Florida’s one-stop source for choosing the right construction products for efficient and cost-effective production. Website: www.preferredmaterials.com.

About Oldcastle
Oldcastle Materials is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete and paving services with 1400 locations nationwide. From coast to coast, Oldcastle Materials delivers quality, dependable results to customers ranging from federal agencies to small construction companies. Our culture is special as well. Our most valued asset is our people, and Talent Management is an ongoing process that helps us to identify, develop and leverage more than 18,000 employees. Whether we’re safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand-foot-long bridges or building roads in national parks, Oldcastle Materials’ continued investment in people, performance and communities has position us as an industry leader.

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.


Preferred Materials 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please take 10 minutes to complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in expanding your career with Preferred Materials!

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

 


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!

 

Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

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