|Date listed||4 days ago|
Job ID: 94686
Preferred Materials : Concrete Division, part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.
Established in 2007, Preferred Materials is a supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, aggregates and other building materials in Florida. While we may be new to the neighborhood, our employees have extensive experience in the industry. We operate with an intense local focus. For our customers this means doing business how you prefer : with local leadership making local decisions. This also means better service, better quality products and a lot less bureaucracy.
Are you a Batchperson/Plant Operator looking for a change?
We are currently seeking an experienced Batchperson/Plant Operator to join our team.
The Batchperson/Plant Operator operates a stationary or portable batching plant in mixing concrete materials and aggregates to produce concrete paving materials. Adjusts controls for required mixture of the materials. Operates controls that admit materials separately from storage hoppers or mixing bins. Observes indicator that show when proper amount of materials have been made. Discharges materials from bin into truck or other carrier or mixer. Performs other related duties. Assists in maintenance and report of plant equipment. May perform other related duties. Job requires the following motions: climbing, stooping, bending, squatting, lifting, stretching, pushing, pulling, vibration, twisting, kneeling, standing, walking, sitting, and reaching. Requires occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds. Must be able to climb stairs/ladders to top of plant. Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer/drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench. Answers telephone, radio, and takes and inputs orders. Overtime work is required. May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather. Requires riding to plant sites. The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Minimum one year batching or plant operator experience in a ready mix concrete environment.
:Knowledge of concrete products, batching ready mix, and trucking preferred.
:DOT and ACI certifications preferred, or willingness to obtain.
:Familiarity of Command Alkon system desired.
:Must have basic math skills.
:Requires strong computer skills.
:Must have strong verbal and written communication skills.
:Must be able to work well under pressure.
What Preferred Materials offers you
Highly competitive base pay
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion.
About Preferred Materials, Inc.
Preferred Materials, Inc. (an Oldcastle Company) strives to provide the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. The company was formed in 2007 through the acquisition of multiple Florida plants specializing in ready mixed concrete, concrete block, and building materials. With headquarters in Bonita Springs and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. From groundbreaking to ribbon cutting, Preferred