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Laborer - Foreman, AR - 495641

at Ash Grove Cement Company in Foreman, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Job ID: 495641

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!



Summary

Under general supervision and according to established policies and practices, performs general labor responsibilities around the plant including clean-up and assistance when needed in other departments.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs clean-up and housekeeping of plant and plant grounds.
  • Assists in removing and installing refractory lining in the kiln, pre-heater tower, cooler, and other related plant equipment. Also assists with concrete pours, and mixing and pouring monolithic refractory, which may require lifting sacks weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Performs cleaning of plant equipment including the following: unplugging chutes and silo feeders; cleaning the inside of dust collectors and tower cyclones using water and air hoses; and unplugging pre-heater tower vessels. Feed pipes, conveyor drags, augers, belt conveyors and troughing rolls.
  • Assist in unloading materials.
  • Cleans railroad hopper and box cars, which includes lifting top loading doors weighing up to 125 pounds.
  • Handles all chemicals for cement grinding and moves materials and equipment to job site.
  • Cleans roofs, drainage ditches, and storm drains. Digs out and assist with repairs to underground air, water and gas lines.
  • Removes, screens and reloads ball charges in grinding mills.
  • Digs and maintains cement storage silos.
  • Operates all mobile equipment necessary to complete job tasks.
  • Performs relief work as needed.
  • Assists maintenance personnel and other classifications, as appropriate.
  • Must have the ability to understand and utilize the Cardox system if needed and trained.
  • Responsible for housekeeping and clean-up of immediate work areas or in other areas in conjunction with assigned duties.
  • Responsible for documentation associated with job duties.
  • As required assists in major plant repair projects.
  • Observe all safety rules and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly.
  • Observes all safety rules, wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and keeps work areas and equipment clean and orderly.



Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs and similar information. Must understand and successfully pass all appropriate RCRA hazardous material training and tests. Must successfully complete on-the-job training provided by designated supervision or otherwise qualified individuals.

Ability to safely and effectively use a shovel, pick, broom, scoop, hand tools, scraper, sledgehammer, wheelbarrow, air lance, water hose, skid steer loader, dump truck, lawn mower, tractor, forklift, backhoe, pavement...

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Job Posting: 4166684

Posted On: Apr 06, 2024

Updated On: May 06, 2024

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