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Quarry Plant Operator - Yazoo City, MS

Location: 

Yazoo City, MS, US, 39194

Company:  APAC - Mississippi

 

 

Job ID:  150112

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc., a CRH company, is a great place to work! CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. We have great employees that have been with us many years – and hope that that track record of longevity shows the pride we take in being one of the best places to work in Mississippi!  Come join our team – where you will receive vacation, retirement and many other great benefits!

 

Quarry Plant Operator

 

Summary:

This position involves the skilled operation of various crusher and washer equipment as well as a variety of laboring activities, including, but not limited to: lubricating; shoveling; sweeping; steam cleaning; painting; tire work; mechanical assistance; lifting, pushing and pulling various objects and raking.  Work will be performed per the plant foreman's instruc­tion; free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Operate equipment safely and efficiently.

Maintaining aggregate crusher, washer, and surrounding environment to ensure safe and efficient operation.

Shoveling; sweeping; steam cleaning; painting; tire work; mechanical assistance; lifting, pushing and pulling various objects.

Communicating production issues to supervisor or lead person.

Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather condi­tions.

Keep time and material records.

Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications.

Willing to travel and work away from home when required.

Willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

Report to work at the designated start time.

Able to work overtime when required.

Other duties as assigned per supervisor.                                                                                                     

 

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

One (1) year related experience is preferred.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft operating systems.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

Ability to work various shifts (days, nights, swings)

 

Physical Demands:

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. 

GRIP – with at least 90 lbs. of force          

CLIMBING – in, around, and on equipment            

HEAVY LIFTING – of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to75 lbs. from floor to waist

AWKWARD POSITIONS – getting to and from both sitting and kneeling on the ground

FLEXIBILITY – awkward reaches             

BALANCE – including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.     

VISION – 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions

HEARING – corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

 

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully; an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions.

Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.

Other Qualifications:

Must be able to pass physical fitness and agility test.

 

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.

 

What CRH Americas 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 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! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

APAC Mississippi, Inc. 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 02, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

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