The Heritage Group
  • Asphalt Materials, Inc. - Laketon
  • Laketon, IN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, 401k, etc.)


Job Summary:

The Loader/Laborer has responsibility for operations of the plant including basic functions such as receipt and shipment of raw materials and asphalt products and the maintenance of the equipment in the facility. They will be responsible for the successful delivery and receipt of asphalt product by truck and rail to meet customer demands. This position will report to the Plant Manager.

In the event of terminal and other system "call outs", you are willing to be available for on-call rotation during selected nights and weekends as required by the number of personnel in rotation.

 

Job Functions:

  • Ensure compliance with safety, environmental and regulatory standards and processes
  • Receive, unload/load and ship raw materials and liquid asphalt products including unloading rail car shipments
  • Provide outstanding customer service while interfacing with customers while performing duties
  • Understand product composition and production to ensure proper product blending
  • Maintain plant cleanliness, housekeeping and janitorial duties
  • Perform preventative and necessary maintenance and troubleshooting on plant and production equipment
  • General plant labor
  • Other tasks as assigned
        
        

 

Relevant Skills and Abilities:

  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills
  • Basic mechanical and/or electrical knowledge
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivation and positive attitude           

 

                     

Requirements:

  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years relevant work experience preferred
    • Prefer experience with liquid asphalt and/or heating technologies
  • Willingness to work shift work, overtime and to be on call for after-hours and weekend support
  • Willingness to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions
  • Must be willing to adhere to safety requirements set out by the company including, utilization of Personal Protective Equipment (i.e. - hard hat, safety glasses, respirator, safety work boots, etc.) as required
  • Physical Requirements: standing for long periods of time; lifting 50 pounds; bending to lift; climbing ladders; ability to drive equipment
    • Navigate in, on, and around piping at both grade level and above grade level elevations
    • Navigate vertical ladders and spiral tank stairs to reach work areas
    • Occasionally enter confined spaces through 24" diameter manways
  • Tolerate  scents common to fuels and asphalts loading operations, as well as those of construction and maintenance related activities such as welding, painting, and tank cleaning
  • Will be  required to successfully pass a background check, physical and drug test

EOE/M/W/Vet/Disabled

 
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