Yard Operator (Gainesville, VA)

The Yard Operator is responsible for ensuring raw materials are properly received, stored and loaded for production. Performs routine maintenance on plant equipment and ensures that the yard area is properly maintained and organized.

Essential Functions:

  1. Ensure that the concrete plant and related equipment are operating properly at all times by inspecting the plant for greasing, checking oil fluid levels, adding grease and oil as required, and keeping plant and equipment clean and free of excess material.
  2. Maintain proper levels of aggregates and admixtures, including keeping the hoppers full of aggregates. Notify the Concrete Plant Manager of impending shortages in a timely manner.
  3. Take samples and perform tests as necessary and complete required documentation/reports. Inform Technical Services of any quality problems that need resolving.
  4. Keep equipment and plant site clean at all times by washing the outside of the plant and equipment whenever necessary, maintaining plant grounding, picking up trash and other items from grounds, and making sure that all equipment is in its proper place.
  5. Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe manner.
  6. Perform all pre and post-trip inspections and complete daily inspection reports.
  7. Follow all environmental regulations and clean up any excess material that could cause environmental problems.
  8. Assist the Concrete Plant Manager in batching and other duties when necessary.
  9. Assist Dispatch and the Concrete Plant Manager in truck/driver communications.
  10. Perform miscellaneous duties and outside labor as requested, which may include, but not limited to, cleaning up around the plant, sweeping, shoveling, moving wheelbarrows, picking up equipment or supplies.
  11. Other duties as assigned.