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Plant Operator - Orangeville, ON

Location:  Orangeville, ON, CA
Company:  Dufferin Concrete- a division of CRH Canada

Job ID:  129266 

Work Type:  Full Time Permanent 

Work Status:  <p>Full-time</p>


It is a great time to join the CRH Canada team! CRH Canada is going through an exciting business transformation which demands first-class Talent Management support to drive results.

We are building a world- class team. Make your mark!

You will be a successful addition to our team if you look at change as an opportunity to develop and contribute to the business. You will be successful in your role if you like partnering with the business, presenting new ideas and providing excellent customer service.

The Role of the Plant Operator is a critical and foundational role in our structure. Plant Operators are responsible for the supervision and for the day-to-day activities at the plant location, operating within the framework of established policies and procedures. This position is responsible for the safe, effective and efficient operation of the plant, within the framework of a Centrally Distributed Structure. The Plant Operator provides leadership to ensure good morale and employee relations at the plant while facilitating communication between the plant, Drivers, other Management and Distribution with accuracy and timeliness.


  • Daily and Weekly Plant Inspections
  • Monitor slump times of various drivers – based on information provided by distribution
  • Post and assess performance graphs
  • Coordinate with Distribution supply requirements
  • Establish a good Supervisor rapport with the drivers
  • Attempt to investigate any potential issues developing at the plant and initiate any immediate corrective action or seek support from other management resources
  • Understand current Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)
  • With the Plant Management Team collaborate on appropriate behaviour management strategies where required.
  • Coordinate and Lead Plant Team Meetings
  • Contractor Safe Work Permit Forms – Proper Completion of Permit, Interview with Contractor, Storage of Completed Form
  • Participate in annual safety audits and preparation work for the annual safety audits
  • Review the Truck Outage Report and track Plant Trucks out of service. Coordinate with distribution to ensure drivers have trucks.
  • Conduct weekly cleanliness inspection of the plant fleet.
  • Issue keys to the assigned trucks in the morning – verifying the proper condition of the driver.
  • Process Control
  • Ensure proper procedure for conducting cylinders is in place
  • Meet Monthly testing targets
  • Complete any additional testing as required
  • Moisture compensation accuracy
  • Conducting daily physical moisture tests on the sand
  • Coordinate Water Samples
  • Incident reports
  • Reporting to the appropriate channels


  • High School diploma/GED
  • 1-3 years related experience and/or training performing batching, plant operation, blending or quality assurance functions
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.  May require a valid loader ticket
  • Basic computer skills with ability to use batch mixing system



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