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Alt Fuel Laborer - Branford, FL

Location: 

Branford, FL, US, 32008

Company:  Suwannee American Cement

 

Job ID:  131833

 

Suwannee American Cement, LLC., part of Oldcastle Materials, is a world-class operation based in Branford, Florida. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. SAC invests in the training and professional development of its employees and is committed to making its products within the framework and philosophy of environmental responsibility. We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.

 

Position Overview

Keep alternative fuel hopper full using small wheel loader or telehandler.  Keep alternative fuels area clean of debris.  Clean hopper and rotary feeder pluggages as necessary.Perform plant tasks involving physical labor for plant cleaning and labor support to other plant departments as directed by the Production Supervisor.  May operate a variety of hand and power tools; and mobile equipment.  May clean and prepare work areas; clean up rubble and debris and remove waste materials.   May assist other workers.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure compliance with all posted and required MSHA and Company Safety Policies and a commitment to providing a safe environment for themselves, co-workers and visitors to the facility
  • Perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Clean the plant of materials or process spills – using brooms, shovels and wheel barrels that may weigh 200 pounds full; carry buckets that weigh as much as 50 pounds full; pneumatic scrapers that weigh approximately 20 pounds; air lances ¾ inch in diameter to 3 feet to 10 feet long, that weigh approximately 10 pounds.
  • Remove cement build up from equipment by use of hammers and mallets that weigh between 1 and 10 pounds.
  • Run mobile equipment in the plant:   loader, bobcat, forklift, manlift and dump truck.
  • Clean the plant by using high pressure fire hose that weighs approximately 100 pounds and exerts approximately 100 pounds of thrust when in use.
  • Maintain a clean job site; pickup all tools and equipment and secure the job site each day in order to eliminate potential hazards.
  • Material handling and storage.
  • Ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Bring problems to the attention of the Production Supervisor and/or Manager.
  • Become proficient in the use of a Bobcat style front end loader and forklift to move and lift large loads and objects.
  • Perform work place exams, safety and pre-shift inspections on all mobile equipment.
  • Report all safety and environmental hazards to the Production Supervisor immediately.
  • Utilize all safety equipment, personal and otherwise, as required by MSHA standards and Company guidelines.
  • Attend safety meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  • Shift work may be required to complete plant occupational requirements.

Education

High School Graduate or GED, preferred

Qualifications

1 Year related experience and/or training; or Equivalent combination of education, skills, abilities and experience

Requirements

  • Ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities and must meet qualifications required for this position.

     

What Oldcastle Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

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.

Suwannee American Cement, LLC 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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Oldcastle Materials, South Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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