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Plant Operator

at Vulcan Materials Company

Posted: 1/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 19000008
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Job Description

OVERVIEW OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
 
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
 
At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.
 
Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business.  We call it The Vulcan Way.
 
POSITION SUMMARY
 
 
Primary duties include:
  • Operatesplant while maximizing material production and minimizing plant interruptionsand/or breakdowns.  In addition, performsbasic maintenance activities including greasing, lubricating and inspection ofplant components. 

  • Assist plant manager with record keeping and daily production schedules forsubmitting reports on production and maintenance.  

  • Assist with record keeping and daily productionschedules for submitting reports on production and maintenance.  

  • Travel to otherfacilities maybe required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enableindividuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 
 
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operates production material plant.
  • Maintain material quality
  • Perform basic maintenance activities
  • Perform various ongoing housekeeping responsibilities
  • Complies with all Safety, Health, Environmental andother Company policies, procedures and requirements
  • Must be able to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; grip, climb, reach, shovel, squat, crawl, or pull, push, as well as, bend and lift up to 45 pounds. 
  • Willwork outdoors and exposed to varying  and/or extreme weather conditions(i.e., heat, wet, cold, etc)
  • Must be able to work required overtime and flexible workschedule.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and have a working knowledge of the English language.



Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
 
Education:
  • High School Diploma/GED or an equivalent combination of training and work experience
 
Experience:
  • Minimum of two years experience in the construction/mining industry preferred
 
 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  •  Must have strong working knowledge of industrialprocessing equipment such as screens, crushers and conveyor systems.   
  • Must be observant and alert to the movement andcondition of equipment within assigned responsibility area. 
  • Be mechanically inclined and have ability totroubleshoot and diagnose problems in relation to plant operations.  Performs housekeeping – maintain a clean andsafe working station. 
  • Performs record-keeping requirements.
  • Must have basic computer skills. 
 
BENEFITS
  • Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.
 
Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.