Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. HMA Operator in Watertown, New York

AutoReqId: 18844BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: 20

Department: Production

Line of Business: HMA (Hot Mix Asphalt)

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Batch Plant Operator for our facility located in Watertown, NY.

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.

MILITARY VETERANS HEIDELBERG MATERIALS WANTS YOU!

Here at Heidelberg Materials we recognize how military experience can successfully translate into the civilian workforce and we are committed to giving veterans opportunities.

What You'll Get To Do

Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with automation systems? Heidelberg Materials is seeking a qualified Batch Plant Operator for its Hot Mix Asphalt operation. This position is responsible for meeting daily production schedules at our Hot Mix Asphalt plant. Additionally, incumbents may at times be required to operate plant equipment such as dump trucks and skid steers while also performing clerical work and other peripheral duties as required. The ability to work at multiple locations is a must for this position.

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.

  • Meet daily production goals by understanding and performing all aspects of plant operations.

  • Perform general plant maintenance and repairs.

  • Conduct routine plant maintenance including greasing, checking oil levels, and shoveling under conveyors and spillage areas.

  • Operate equipment including skid loaders, plant truck.

  • Communicate current job information with contractors and drivers.

  • Maintain plant files/records and cash flow.

What We Are Looking For

  • Basic computer skills.

  • Solid mechanical skills to perform general maintenance.

  • Ability to operate plant equipment.

  • General knowledge of hot mix asphalt business and operation.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Willing to work overtime, Saturdays and night shift.

  • Ability to learn basic welding and torch operation.

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Work Availability - Be available to work six days a week (Monday-Saturday) and occasionally on Sunday. Must be able to drive a maximum of eleven hours per day and work up to 14 hours per day.

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment.

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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Heidelberg Materials is a drug free workplace

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