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BATCH PLANT OPERATOR JOB

Country:  UNITED STATES
Location: 

DENTON, TX, US

Company:  ARGOS USA LLC
Position Type:  FULL-TIME
Job Category:  READY MIX CONCRETE BUSINESS JOBS
Description: 

Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.

 

Brief Position Description

 

This position is primarily responsible for batching concrete (using COMMAND) for the trucks to deliver to the specified job sites. 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for using COMMAND batching system to prepares batches of concrete in accordance with mix design and dispatches loads to meet customer requirements.

  • Receives and schedules concrete orders from customers and communicates with drivers on accurate and timely delivery of concrete products
  • Monitors incoming materials, payroll, truck scheduling and compiles / publishes periodic production reports
  • Ensuring good customer relations
  • Communicates customer and/or operational problems to responsible management personnel in a timely fashion
  • Assists in scheduling personnel, call‑ins, equipment, raw materials deliveries, etc. to meet customer requirements

 

Additional duties include supporting and directing safety and policy agendas at the plant and throughout the division, assisting plant management with housekeeping, maintaining and materials support for the plant.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to work in a heavy industrial production environment, exposed to weather elements, noise, vibrations, dust and temperature extreme
  • Must be able to follow and perform confined spaces and fall protections procedure
  • Must be able to wear all required personal protection equipment for the task, including (but not exclusive) safety glasses, hardhat, hearing protection, respiratory protection, safety belts, gloves, fall harness, et
  • Must be able to perform heavy work and heavy lifting, with frequent lifting up to 50 pounds and infrequent lifting of up to 100 pound
  • Standing for prolonged periods, walking, reaching, lifting, bending, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs and ladders, working at high elevations, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals;  ability to write routine reports and correspondence;  ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education:  Associates’ Degree, OR Technical School certification completion preferred
  • Experience:    Experience in the construction/mining/concrete industry helpful

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, calculate and understand written, verbal or diagrammatic instructions, including instructions, manuals, rules, regulations, etc.
  • Two to four years background in service type related work
  • Has good working knowledge of local geography including recent changes/developments streets and roadways  
  • Able to simultaneously manage multiple and complicated situations, solve problems, make quality decisions and communicate decisions
  • Above average ability to verbally provide detailed and accurate travel directions
  • Must be willing and capable of being trained to operate a front end loader and Forklift

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

The position requires knowledge and awareness of construction and industrial sites. Protective gear will be required where appropriate. Some weekend work required. 

 

 

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.

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Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas