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Asphalt Plant Operator

Posted on May 18, 2019 by Colas

Williamsport, PA 17701
Construction & Architecture
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

The road to your future starts with HRI, Inc.

In 1947, Herbert R. Imbt founded a small construction company in State College, Pennsylvania with only a few pieces of equipment. During the following decades, HRI, Inc., as the company was later renamed, expanded geographically to cover areas outside of central Pennsylvania, including much of Central, Eastern, and Western Pennsylvania. Operations also expanded to include paving, water, sewer, airport, highway, and bridge projects as well as asphalt plants. In 1999, HRI, Inc. was purchased by Colas, Inc., a worldwide leader in the construction industry, with numerous construction businesses throughout the United States. Today, HRI, Inc. benefits from being part of a much larger organization while maintaining local control over our activities and the close ties to the communities we serve. HRI operates as a subsidiary of Barrett Industries. Under Barrett, HRI serves everyone from small contractors to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies.

HRI, Inc. upholds the highest standards of safety, environmental stewardship, and ethical conduct. We provide advanced solutions for our customer's needs while having a positive impact on our local communities, generating sustainable growth, and long-term value for our shareholders. Our mission is to strengthen and grow our infrastructure products and services by empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. We are strong, stable, and growing.

We Build the Roads You Travel

Summary: Operates Hot Mix Asphalt plant to produce various asphalt oils and emulsions; maintains equipment

Support the HRI safety culture and other Company strategic initiatives
Assists internal and external customers with ordering
Reads incoming paperwork to insure proper materials are being delivered
Safely and properly operate Asphalt Plant
Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges
Trace product and raw material lines to ensure proper transfers
Check temperature and PSI of oil heater and adjust as necessary
Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
Perform plant and line maintenance including repair and replacement of valves, motors, bearings, gaskets, shafts, gauges, etc.
Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in logbook
Complete daily production reports with details such as time, temperature and quantity
Clean facilities by sweeping, shoveling, scraping spills, etc.
Ensures materials and/or supplies on-hand for next day construction projects
Travel to other work locations as necessary

Qualifications, Education, Skills and Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
One to three months related asphalt experience and/or training preferred, but not required
Valid drivers' license with clean driving history required
Ability to provide customer service
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
Must be dependable and reliable for all work shifts
Must be available for various shifts
Some travel to other work locations may be required

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Wears and maintains personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
Regularly required to communicate
Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
Frequent exposure to loud noise
Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals

HRI, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination. This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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HRI, Inc. will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

Reference: 708078737