The Heritage Group
  • Asphalt Materials, Inc. - Columbus
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary:

A Plant Operator has responsibility for the overall operation of the plant including basic functions such as receipt and shipment of raw materials and asphalt products, manufacturing of asphalt products (Emulsion and AC Products), lab testing, inspection and recordkeeping requirements, computer-oriented tasks, 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 production of finished products to meet customer demands. In addition, operators also are required to perform tasks such as product transfers, product production, mechanical troubleshooting, pump maintenance, valve maintenance, testing of system safety devices, periodic inspections of tanks, valve maintenance, testing of system safety devices, periodic inspections of tanks, valves, or piping and other product quality control or technically oriented tasks related to an asphalt facility.

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:


- Receive and ship raw materials and asphalt products - Manufacturing of asphalt products - Lab testing - Inspection and recordkeeping - Maintenance of equipment - Other tasks as assigned

Relevant Skills and Abilities:


- Demonstrate teamwork skills


- Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral communication


- Ability to work independently


- Ability to use equipment and tools properly and safely





- HS diploma or equivalent

- Ideally, the candidate would have 2-year technical or mechanical degree


- 2 years of production/maintenance experience in the refined products terminal or production facilities and/or oil or gas industry (Mechanical/Industrial trade school will be considered work experience)

- Basic mechanical and/or electrical knowledge - Proficient computer skills - A valid driver's license - Willingness to work shift work and to be on call for after-hours support - Willingness to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions - Willingness to utilize Personal Protective Equipment (i.e. - hard hat, safety glasses, respirator, safety work boots, as required - Willingness to occasionally travel (with overnight stays) in order - Will be required to successfully pass a physical and drug test - Safely lift at least 50 lbs. - Negotiate 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




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