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Aggregate Laborer - IMC Treasure Valley at CRH

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Caldwell, Idaho

Job Description:
Job ID: 217281

Idaho Materials & Construction, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees. We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

Position Overview

The General Laborer is responsible for safely performing a variety of construction duties to assist the highway, utility, grade crews or at various on-site plant locations. This position involves various manual tasks. Work will be performed per the supervisor's instruc-tion, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

Crusher Laborer:

  • Performs machinery maintenance and repairs. Unplugs and shovels off conveyors and screens. Changes out screens, rollers, cone liners, etc. Repairs conveyor problems. Greases moving machine parts.
  • Performs crusher machinery set up and take down which includes running cables and hoses, setting up blocks, assembling/disassembling machinery, operating skidsteer to move parts, tarping, shoveling aggregate, etc.
  • Keeps crusher machinery area clean of debris and shovels aggregate.
  • Operates equipment to include skidsteer (and loader if trained). Moves excess materials from around the crusher machinery.

  • Plant laborer:

  • Participates in daily THINK/TRACK meetings plus weekly safety meetings.
  • Assists in plant production of materials and ensures for the efficient working condition of the plant.
  • Stockpiles materials and feeds hot plant from the stockpiles in an efficient and productive manner.
  • Ensures that all assigned equipment is properly maintained, clean, in safe working order and operated properly.
  • Prepares plant for operations at the beginning of the season, and performs shut down procedures at the end of the season.
  • Operates front end loader, skidsteer, end dump truck and other heavy equipment as needed.
  • Performs plant maintenance and repairs, including welding tasks.
  • Performs set up and take down of traveling plants at different job site locations as required.

  • Other Duties:

    1. Uses various equipment, hand and power tools.

    2. Picks up and/or delivers construction materials at job site locations.

    3. Performs job site clean-up.

    4. Assists with flagging and traffic control as needed.

    5. Maintains all tools and equipment in a safe and clean condition.

    6. Other duties as assigned per supervisor


    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.

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
    • Previous related experience in the construction field is a plus.

    Work Requirements
    • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
    • Ability to write correspondences and memos.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
    • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory and Order processing systems; uses job specific computer system for ticketing and two way radio for communications.
    • May be subject to drug testing, and physical agilities testing.

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements
    • Must have a current and valid driver's license.

    Key Competencies
    • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional employee situations; Responds promptly to employee needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
    • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
    • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
    • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
    • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
    • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
    • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

    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.

    The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

    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.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

    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!

    Idaho Materials & Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

    Date Posted: Aug 25, 2020

    Nearest Major Market: Boise
    Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian
    Job Segment: Laborer, Welding, General Labor, Labor, Machinist, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations