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Plant Operator

Location:  Goshen, NY, US, 10924
Company:  Tilcon New York Inc


Job ID:  120286


“Safety, Integrity, Quality are the foundation or core values on which Tilcon New York Inc., an Oldcastle Materials Company operates.  Located in New York and New Jersey, Tilcon New York Inc. is an integrated materials company with multiple quarry locations, water terminals, heavy highway construction division, asphalt and recycle plants.  Tilcon manufactures sells and ships, made in the USA, products of crushed stone, asphalt, sand, gravel and recycled materials throughout New York, New Jersey, and some areas of Pennsylvania.  Growth opportunity, professional development and a culture of support and resources are provided to each employee for their personal growth and success within Tilcon New York Inc., and the Oldcastle Materials Group. 


Position Overview

Person is responsible for the daily operation of the HMA batch or drum plant.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Assist the Plant Supervisor/Manager with the daily safe and efficient operations and upkeep of the plant.
  • Interact with customers, paving forepersons, aggregate and drivers.
  • Must be competent with computers and have a thorough knowledge of window based programs.
  • Must be able to accurately complete daily paperwork which includes plant production reports, material produced and sales reports and nightly deposits from cash customers.
  • Ability to access all areas of the plant to perform necessary maintenance and repairs.
  • Ability to perform other maintenance related duties on-site as required by supervisors that include cutting, welding and metal fabrication.
  • Ability to follow directions. 
  • Knowledge of all applicable regulations affecting asphalt plant production, safety environmental, state, federal, and company policies; ensure observance of such regulations; and ensure compliance with all regulations and permit condition.
  • Ability to detect safety hazards and malfunctions and respond accordingly
  • Adhere to any and all state and federal regulations, if applicable, as set forth by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), or any other regulatory agency.


Additional Responsibilities

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel, work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned plant facility  and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual.
  • Strict adherence to Tilcon policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Manual.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 



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



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


General Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to and from the plant facility.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situation.


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.



  • Stand



  • Reach
  • Fine Motor
  • Repetitive motion
  • Left
  • Right



  • Bend
  • Kneel
  • Squat
  • Climb
  • Walk
  • Sit


The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds



  •  0 – 10 lbs
  • 10 – 25 lbs
  • 25 – 50 lbs


Work Environment


  • Working with others



  • Exposed to noise
  • Moving Equipment



  • Hot weather
  • Cold weather
  • Wet weather
  • Exposed to high heat


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.

Tilcon New York Inc. proudly supports Affirmative Action, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to workforce diversity.  Tilcon New York, Inc. is a drug-free work environment.


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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Tilicon New York Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Tilicon New York Inc. is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.


Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

Job Segment: Plant, Plant Operator, Welding, Equipment Operator, Fabrication, Manufacturing

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