Based in Greensboro, North Carolina, Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction, a CRH company, is a leading provider of high-quality asphalt paving services. In addition to paving services, we provide stone base construction, bridge construction, curb and gutter construction, site utilities, complete site development and sand products. We have been proudly serving the Triad area for over half a century. By being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Asphalt Plant Laborer
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Job Description Summary
Crew member essential to the asphalt plant crew. Member will assist in all jobs pertaining to keeping the asphalt plant running at normal efficiency levels.
Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
Attendance required according to Company Attendance Policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level.
Assist plant crew with various duties such as shoveling, loading equipment and general maintenance and upkeep of plant.
May be required to use power and/or hand tools such as shovel, rake, hammer, saw, pneumatic hammer/drill, tamps (both manual and power driven), sledge hammer and other tools associated with laborer.
Dig, spread and level construction materials.
Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks at plant.
Physical ability to operate equipment under temperature extremes and for extended hours of time. Normal shift is 8-12 hours.
Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.
Ability to communicate effectively to insure all plant personnel understand what is expected and what needs are lacking.
Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes.
Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required.
Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
Ability to work at heights up to 90 feet wearing appropriate PPE to perform maintenance or repair to plant components (ex: silo, drag slats, traverse, bag house, elevators, batch towers, drum/mixer, conveyors) utilizing ladders, stairs, manlifts and catwalks.
Ability to adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company.
Requires riding to and from plants. If operating company vehicle, employee must meet Driver Qualification Standard.
Ability to use power and/or hand tools needed to complete jobs within specifications.
Ability to practice safety standards per Company Safety Policy requirements.
Ability to operate or initiative to learn to operate equipment and learn additional skills required at an asphalt plant.
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.
Physical ability to perform maintenance on plant under extreme temperatures and for extended hours of time.
Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant/silo.
Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench.
Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping stretching, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, twisting, walking, standing, reaching and squatting
Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. while using proper lifting techniques.
Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.
Must pass drug test and criminal background check
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school education of GED preferred but not required.
Experience running a loader preferred but not required.
Basic electrical/mechanical skills preferred but not required
Previous experience in construction field is preferred
What CRH Americas Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
Thompson-Arthur Paving and Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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