Position Description

Batch Plant Operator
Location Grandville, MI
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Who We Are:

Fabcon Companies manufactures and erects precast concrete for every type of structure.  Projects range from a 10,000 square-foot machine shop to a one-million square foot distribution center, and from a single-story bakery to a 16-story housing facility.  Our serviceability begins at the first design meeting, through our plants, to the construction site and continues throughout the life of the building.  From superior design and professional construction crews to building-life-cycle savings, we deliver the best possible building solution.  Fabcon has manufacturing plants in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

What We Believe:

Safety and quality above all.
Creating a positive customer experience.
Acting with integrity.
Treating people with respect.
Nurturing a spirit of innovation.
Always finding a better way.

Why Join Us:

Our commitment to innovation, quality and safety is reflected in everything we do. Diversity, respect, trust and personal responsibility are all critical components to our success. Working at Fabcon is a team endeavor, where people are dedicated, energetic with a natural drive for this challenging work environment.

Purpose/Scope:

Operates concrete mixer to batch materials and transport mixed concrete from the batch plant and throughout the production facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mix concrete for all production areas
  • Oil, clean and prepare mixer according to work instructions and SOP
  • Inspect and adjust all working parts in batch plant
  • Monitor raw materials to insure proper utilization and inventory levels
  • Participates in ongoing minor and preventative maintenance and visual evaluations of plant and equipment to keep batch plant clean
  • Inventory and maintain accurate records of all parts and provide notification when orders are needed
  • Monitor concrete temperature in cold and hot weather months and understanding the changes that need to be made to concrete for each
  • Confer with supervisory personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and recommend solutions to improve performance
  • Ensure established performance indicators are met
  • Adhere to OSHA rules and regulations at all times

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent or one to six months of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Qualifications:

 

  • Knowledge of concrete mixes
  • Ability to read and interpret production drawings
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Computer knowledge; including applicable Microsoft and batch house software
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to perform moderately complex mathematical equations Troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Mechanical knowledge
  • Working knowledge of plant maintenance procedures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of concrete fundamentals
  • Working knowledge of OSHA/DOT regulations
  • Experience in mixing concrete or ready mix
  • Experience with construction materials
  • Maintenance experience

Physical Requirements:

  • Plant/Yard: Move minimum of 50lbs., spatial awareness/depth perception, walk, climb, bend at the waist, reach, forceful use of hand tools, vocal projection

Work Environment:

  • Plant/Yard: All types of weather conditions (year-round, Mid-west and Northeast), dirt/dust, noise from heavy machinery/vehicles, vibrations from machinery and vehicles, loud noises, little to no climate control, varying amounts of light, stairs, narrow walkways

 

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or at one of our plant locations during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-Verify.

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