Plant Operator Trainee

Company Name:
Paving and Materials, a vertically integrated Oldcastle Inc. company, energetically drives to continually be a leader in our markets in quality construction materials and value added services by employing innovative techniques and customer-centric practices. We believe that our employees are the reason for our success and we focus on their development and advancement opportunities as well as attracting new talent to our organization. We encourage you to learn more by visiting , or our parent company at .
At Paving and Materials we also believe strongly in our culture which is rooted in our employees and has impact on our business decisions. Our employees are expected...
To put safety first
To think innovatively
Take ownership of their positions
To support and help one another
To create the highest level of customer satisfaction
To have open communications that are honest, professional and respectful
To take on new challenges
To take pride in their work
And to hold one another to the highest standards of ethics and accountability.
As you review this position we ask that you read these expectations carefully and consider if you would be happy joining our team. It is vital for both the company and the potential new hire that our values and expectations are in line.
Thank you for considering us as a potential employer.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Plant Operator Trainee for our and Paw Paw MI. Divisions . Applications will be accepted through May 1, 2014 . Please visit our online career website at Job ID 58009
Position Overview
We are currently seeking a candidate for a Plant Operator - Trainee position to work for our Lansing (Spartan) and Grand Rapids Division. This position will train with the current Plant Operator.
Key Qualities
The successful candidate must have proven mechanical abilities.
Ability to work seasonally and flexibility to work weekends and evening in-season.
Capable of completing multiple tasks and helping to direct activities of other plant personnel
Able to work in a team environment
_ Responsibilities and Expectations _
Must follow all safety policies, procedures and rules
Run the asphalt plant and provide proper material to internal and external customers
Maintain the plant and keep everything running and in good condition
Monitor energy usage and material usage
Develop understanding of incoming and outgoing materials with respect to aggregate, liquid asphalt and hot mix asphalt
Understand quality control processes and ideas
Previous asphalt plant experience is preferred
Must be able to work seasonally and have flexibility to work weekends and evenings during the season.
Road construction industry experience a plus
Computer experience (preferred): MS Office 2007 or greater with the ability to perform basic formulas in Excel.
Ability to lift at least 46 pounds with or without assistance
Ability to work at heights
We are an EEO employer. It is the policy of the Company to assure that applicants are considered on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, familial status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws. As a federal contractor we also consider qualified protected and disabled veterans based on their qualifications.
_What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle_
Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!
Paving and Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer
Paving and Materials is part of the Oldcastlecareers(TM) network.
City: Kalamazoo
State: Michigan
Postal/Zip Code: 49001

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