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Asphalt Plant Operator

Douglas, WY
Croell Inc.
Posted 07/14/2021

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The Asphalt Plant Operator will safely operate and relocate portable asphalt plants. They will also maintain/troubleshoot mechanical and electrical issues. The Asphalt Plant Operator is a full time position, requires regular travel and overtime with occasional weekends through peak season. This position reports to the Project Superintendent and may have supervisory responsibility.

For more information regarding this position, contact Bryson at 307-331-0628.

General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects
  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations
  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed timely, thoroughly and correctly at all times
  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner
  • Consistently keep equipment clean and organized to promote professionalism, safety and efficiency
  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings
  • Make safety the main priority while working on equipment
  • Ensure all equipment in operation meets or exceeds all DOT standards
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management
  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive
  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Safely operate portable asphalt plant
  • Relocate plant
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on plant
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
  • Communicate professionally with customers and have ability to attract future business
  • Order and coordinate deliveries from material suppliers
  • Give direction to employees under their supervision
  • Be self-motivated and solve problems as they arise
  • Follow direction from supervisors
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment when necessary
  • Promote safe work environment while facilitating weekly safety meetings
  • Maintain all equipment that is assigned to your plant
  • Cross-train with applicable positions

Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen
  • Must be able to pass a drug test
  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record request
  • Experience using computerized systems for operations and load out
  • Basic knowledge of gradations, mix designs and asphalt placement
  • Mechanical background and skills
  • Five years minimum related experience
  • High level of reasoning abilities (i.e. Meeting deadlines, Prioritize Company and customer needs, serve as a leader to both peers and direct reports)
  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Fabrication skills
  • Front-end loader experience (feed Plant, move material, etc.)
  • License greater than a Class B CDL

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders
  • Pushing/Pulling
  • Twisting/Bending
  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing
  • Operate hand and foot controls
  • Simple/Firm grasping
  • Ability to carry over 50 pounds
  • Ability to lift/lower over 50 pounds
  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching
  • Kneeling/Crawling
  • Gross manipulation (pinching)

Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Salary Range: TBD (Based on experience, location, etc.)
  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Short Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Potential for Advancement

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