Concrete Tester/Loader Operator - United Companies, Rifle

CRH Rifle , CO 81650

Posted 2 months ago

Job ID: 180820

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees. We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services. We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

Summary

This is a skilled position involving responsibility for the safe operation heavy equipment and of sampling Redi-mix concrete materials. Responsibilities include proper collection of materials to be tested, proper and accurate analysis of the materials, and accurate reporting and documentation of results. In addition this position will include general laborer responsibilities including safely performing plant maintenance duties. This position involves various manual tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participates in daily TRACK meetings plus weekly safety meetings.

  • Assists in plant production of materials and ensures for the efficient working condition of the plant.

  • Ensures that all assigned equipment is properly maintained, clean, in safe working order and operated properly.

  • Prepares plant for operations at the beginning of each shift, and performs shut down procedures at the end of day.

  • Operates front end loader, skidsteer, and other equipment as needed.

  • Performs plant maintenance and repairs as needed.

  • Safely and efficiently collect samples for testing.

  • Perform sampling, testing and reporting procedures according to established protocol, having the ability to test material samples and recording test results in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Promptly report non-compliant tests to project supervisor when applicable.

  • Maintain daily record of test results, prepare daily reports and submit results to plant supervisor.

  • Perform daily housekeeping operations and maintain a clean lab environment.

  • Properly follow all company policies and MSHA & OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environmental best practices. Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.

  • Perform job tasks in accordance with industry best practices and requirements of the equipment (lifting, carrying, sitting, walking, and climbing).

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. One to two years related experience preferred but not required. Willing to train the right candidate.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute, rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Must have a current and valid driver's license with a good driving record.

ACI Field Level I preferred

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Customer Service
  • Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork
  • Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment
  • Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing
  • Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism
  • Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security
  • Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality
  • Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative
  • Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation
  • Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance

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.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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.

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!

United Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date Posted: Feb 4, 2020


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