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Temporary Summer Help - Chanute, KS

Chanute, KS, US, 66720

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  149476


Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across the Midwest, Texas and Western United States. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Summer Help – Temporary Employee


Under general supervision and according to specified policies and procedures, performs general cleanup and material handling duties.  May assist in various departments using more specialized skills under direct guidance.  Complies with all applicable safety policies and regulations.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs general clean-up and plant housekeeping duties using a shovel, broom, chipping hammer, pavement breaker and other assorted hand tools.
  • Performs cleaning of plant equipment, buildings, properties and grounds; including the following but not limited to building floors belt conveyors among other equipment.
  • Fill in as needed and performs other duties as assigned by the seasonal project manager.  
  • Responsible for recording and maintaining documentation associated with job-related activity.
  • Assists in plant repair projects and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Observes all safety rules, wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to operate a shovel, wheelbarrow, forklift, bobcat, pickup truck, jackhammer, weed eater, hand power tools, etc.
  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.  
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to walk over rough surfaces, climb ladders, climb stairs, bend, push, pull, work in awkward positions, perform work in confined spaces, and lift materials up to 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to dust, noise, heat, dirt, high elevations, and various weather conditions.  

Essential Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate, and able to show proof of acceptance to an accredited 2- or 4-year college or technical institution.
  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • For those previously enrolled in an accredited institution, must show documentation of having passed at least 24 credit hours of classes within the past two semesters; must have an average GPA of 2.0 or higher.
  • Able to pass post offer drug screen and physical abilities test.


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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please 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 the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  May 16, 2019

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
Nearest Secondary Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Temporary, Warehouse, Forklift, Contract, Manufacturing