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Asphalt Plant Operator - Winter Haven, FL

Location:  Winter Haven, FL, US, 33881
Company:  Preferred Materials - Asphalt

 

Job ID:  124453

 

Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division, part of Oldcastle Materials South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

We are seeking experienced Asphalt Plant Operator for our plant in Melbourne, Florida, to operate asphalt plants controls, to weigh and deliver specified quantities of aggregates and asphalt cement to dryer for heating, and to mixer for mixing and dumping into trucks. Plant Operators maintain proper heat in dryer by adjusting thermostatic controls and maintain proper flow of materials. They assist in maintenance of plant equipment and in compiling reports regarding plant production & plant maintenance. May perform other related duties.


Job requirements include the following:
Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, pushing, pulling, vibration, twisting, kneeling, standing, walking, sitting, 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, hand shovel. Answers telephone, radio, and takes and inputs orders.
Depending on the size of the vehicle, employee could be required to have the following Commercial Drivers’ License in accordance with 49 CFR 383.91: heavy straight vehicle (Group B, no endorsements necessary). Overtime work is required. May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather. Requires riding to and from plant sites. The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented

Education/Experience

 

  • High school graduate with strong math skills and strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Minimum 3 years experience as Asphalt Plant Operator
  • Experience with Astec double barrel components and gencor controls a plus.
  • Computer literate, experience with Microsoft Excel
     

 

Shift differential may apply

 

 

 

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.

 

Oldcastle Materials South Division 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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