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Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Batch Plant Operator - Sumner in Sumner, Washington

AutoReqId: 20316BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: $20.75 - $41.00

Department: Production

Line of Business: RMC (Ready-Mix Concrete)

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Corliss Resources, a Heidelberg Materials organization, is seeking a Batch Plant Operator to join our team in Sumner, Washington. As a Batch Plant Operator, you are responsible for operating and troubleshooting a ready-mix batch plant, including managing the mixing and loading of concrete mixes according to order specifications for customer delivery.

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates, and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Batch concrete using computerized equipment that produces accurately calibrated and consistent mix quality

  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or by hand to ensure conformance to established standards

  • Report any deviations from the norm that might impact production, quality, or processing efficiencies

  • Check inventory control of raw materials, concrete additives and/or specialized materials and notifies appropriate suppliers of production needs.

  • Communicate with Dispatch and Transportation departments regarding material delivery Responsible for keeping accurate weight, measure, and billing information to ensure proper crediting to customer.

  • Responsible for compliance with applicable environmental regulations as it relates to the proper operation of batch plant equipment.

  • Responsible for daily inspection and maintenance of facilities and will complete maintenance checklist.

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Working knowledge of concrete and admixtures

  • Must be able to effectively communicate and safely follow directions

  • Must have ability to operate Loader and other yard equipment as needed

  • Desire to work cooperatively as part of a productive team

  • Ability to work safely, and independently without constant supervision

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Able to work inside and outside in year-round weather conditions

  • In good physical condition, able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs., sit and stand for extended periods of time, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain

  • Ability to work different extended hours, holidays and/or overtime required

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Command batch system is an asset

  • Experience in ready-mix or heavy construction industries

What We Have to Offer:

  • $20.75 - $41.00 / hour

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Saving Account (HSA), Health Reimbursement Account (HRA), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Prescription Drug/Pharmacy benefit, AD&D, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability. Life insurance, Paid Bonding Leave, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

  • 401k – Retirement Plan.

  • Paid Vacation 10 days per year and Paid Sick 40 hours per year.

  • Ten paid holidays.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.

  • Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.

Work Environment:

  • Role operations primarily in environments where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, cold, humidity, and elevated noise level.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled