Aggregate/Asphalt Plant Operator

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Responsible for completing administrative tasks related to Aggregate and Asphalt plant operation, special projects, organizing, managing audits, environmental reports, and overall Aggregate/Asphalt delivery and related compliance.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Plan in-bound stone / liquid asphalt daily delivery of material.
  • Schedules and plans daily delivery and drivers to provide the most efficient service to customers.
  • Resolve any and all discrepancies with orders or weights of material.
  • As a field representative, responds effectively and courteously to customer inquiries, special requests, and/or complaints. May also interact with city, state, or municipal government employees.
  • Respond to 3rd party problems such as unsafe conditions or potential hazardous material.
  • Coordinates with Accounts Receivable, Customer Service, and Sales concerning plant repairs.
  • Responsible for the timely communication, correction, and follow-up of customer service related issues.
  • Maintains adherence to Company policy in regards to operations and safety issues.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for the daily start-up and operation of the asphalt plant.
  • Responsible for quality control of the material produced by the plant.
  • Responsible for the daily loading of the material once it is produced.
  • Daily mechanical and maintenance of the facility is a must.
  • Responsible for the daily up-keep of these items at the facility.

 

Typical Physical requirements: 

  • Ability to safety operate all types of equipment
  • Ability to organize various office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending, or folding for the purpose of proper records.
  • Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as keyboard or mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday while standing at a workstation.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS 

Years of Experience: 3+ years preferred.

Certifications: N/A

 

Preferred experience: 

  • Asphalt industry experience is a plus
  • Supervisory experience -- possible
  • OSHA training certificate -- a plus
  • Smoke school training -- ability to recognize fugitive emissions.
  • MSHA training -- a plus

 

 MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE USED: 

  • Usual office equipment including computer, phone, fax machine, copier and calculator
  • MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • Usual office environment
  • Adequate lighting and comfortable temperatures
  • Some outside of the building clean-up work (to include in-climate weather conditions)
  • Some heavy equipment operating conditions
  • Mechanical daily maintenance of equipment outside. 

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • Occasionally walk around the plant and working on the facility as necessary
  • Being able to climb stairs as necessary around the facility.
  • Constantly stand while working at the computer
  • Constantly reach forward to answer the telephone and to use the computer
  • Possess speaking skills and hearing ability to interact on the telephone and in person
  • Consistently standing inside -- 50%, as well as mechanical and plant maintenance outside 50% 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, customers, and vendors.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to chemicals, solvents and other refuse in and around plant & equipment
  • Other risks associated with working around machines, tools, and trucks.