Batch Plant Operator - RiverBend Materials (Salem, OR) at CRH

Posted in Other 29 days ago.

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Location: Salem, Oregon

Job Description:
Job ID: 213761

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

Position Overview

Coordinate all concrete batching. Responsible for general maintenance and cleanliness of all batch plant operations.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
  • Maintain batch plant operations to ensure timely delivery of concrete
  • Verify specific concrete on incoming tickets and enter correct mix design into the computer.
  • Monitor gauges, dials, and operation of machinery to ensure conformance to processing specifications.
  • Coordinate batching and loading of all concrete leaving the plant. Check concretes slump to ensure proper specifications.
  • Communicate and receive directions from dispatch, drivers, operators, and customers by radio/phone.
  • Receive and schedule concrete orders for timely and efficient delivery. Assist customers in determining proper products require; quote prices as needed.
  • Dispatch trucks based on load size, truck and driver capabilities, and job site conditions.
  • Communicate regularly with internal and external customers regarding scheduling and job status.
  • Diagnose and repair batch plant equipment. Coordinate equipment and personnel for larger repairs.
  • Service and grease batch plant parts, i.e. change belts, chip mixer, and maintain the cleanliness of plant.
  • Carry and stock admixtures for batch plant
  • During cold weather, may poke material and stomp lumps
  • Direct general operations of loader operator and loader.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Two years' experience operating fixed or portable Red-Mix Batch Plant highly preferred.

Work Requirements
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance and attendance.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors, Truck Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators and other employees.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT, and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Demonstrates excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions.
  • Proficient with PC skills such as keyboarding and familiarity with Microsoft Windows Office Software.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Must pass DOT physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing.

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!

River Bend Sand & Gravel 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 6, 2020

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