NOW HIRING: Asphalt Hot Plant Operator
BLT Companies LLLP, Yuma, AZ, USA PAY DOE Hourly/Full Time Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, 401k, Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Accident & Critical Illness Insurance, BLT Companies LLLP is a family of businesses focused on the construction industry, specializing in production of ready mix concrete, asphalt and aggregates and servicing projects with crane & rigging, and heavy haul transporting. As a vertically-integrated business, our model allows us to handle small projects, large scale operations, and every tough job in between. Our goal is to provide reliable products with excellent personal service to our customers, both local and throughout the southwest U.S. region.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: The Asphalt Plant Operator is responsible for all phases of safe, efficient asphalt plant operation and maintenance. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • Operates computerized control panel to produce hot mix, warm mix, and / or cold mix asphalt to specification. Works inside an enclosed control house to oversee processes as well as oversees operations outside. • Supervises plant employees, production and distribution of product. • Communicates with drivers via radio. • Troubleshoots and communicates problems with ground crew. • Assists with machine maintenance and repairs. • Coordinates material deliveries including AC and aggregates. • Understands and implements Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and regulations. • Works with QC/QA Lab personnel to insure that mix is produced to job specification. NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: • May perform other duties as required. PERFORMANCE STANDARDS: • Demonstrates good performance, safety and attendance. • Demonstrates proper lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling techniques. • Demonstrates a willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays. • Demonstrates ability to work and communicate well with Supervisors and other employees. • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision. Provides guidance, leadership, and training to other employees. • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain MSHA, OSHA, 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.
EQUIPMENT/CLOTHING USED TO PERFORM JOB: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Individuals wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and production areas as required by OSHA and/or MSHA and company policy. Protective equipment that may be required for this position includes, but is not limited to: Hard Hat, Safety Glasses, High Visibility Safety Apparel, Fall Protection, Gloves, Welding Gloves, Hearing Protection, Padlocks for Lockout/Tagout, Respiratory Protection, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, Welding Aprons, Welding Helmet, Welding Shield, occasional use of Heat Resistant Apparel.
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS: • High school graduate or equivalent preferred. • Previous hot mix and cold mix asphalt production experience is strongly preferred. • Must have the ability to interpret and apply verbal and/or written instructions in English. • Must have good depth perception and coordination to operate machine controls. • If required to drive, must have a valid drivers license and be able to be qualified as a company driver. • BLT Companies LLLP conducts post-conditional offer background check, fitness for duty evaluation, and pre-employment drug testing.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance at heights up to 60 feet from ground level. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must be physically able to push, pull, bend, twist, reach (including overhead), kneel, squat, stand/walk on uneven ground &/or hard surfaces, sit for long periods of time, climb ladders &/or equipment • Ability to pass a pre-employment urine DRUG test and submit to random DRUG and/or ALCOHOL testing during employment • Valid driver license • Ability to pass MSHA & OSHA training. BLT Companies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.
Job Type: Full-time
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