Concrete Batch Plant Operator - Kensington

Location: Juneau, ALASKA
Date Posted: 05-09-2018
Job Title:
Concrete Batch Plant Operator
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Operations/ Kensington
Reports to:
Project Manager /Crew Foreman
Full Time, Temporary
Normal Work Hours and Days A normal work day consists of 10-12 hours possibly longer depending on workload. Hours and start time will vary depending on workload. Night shift work required as needed.
 Revised: 05/09/2018

EEO Statement:
Alaska Aggregate Products, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**

The Concrete Batch Plant Operator position is responsible for the safe operation of computerized batching equipment to heat, weigh and mix aggregate, cement and water to produce concrete that conforms to order specifications and to help with the set up and take down of the portable concrete plants, help coordinate the daily plant activities. The position may assist other craft workers.

Essential Functions:
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in mining/heavy construction projects.
  • Maintain and perform general maintenance of batching and related equipment
  • Ensure proper compliance to specifications of concrete required.
  • Operate all machinery involved in the batching process.
  • Set up plant for which ever type of concrete that needs batched.
  • Ensure all plant calibrations and certifications are completed as required.
  • Ensure that proper materials are in stock for mixes
  • Ensure that proper material is being mixed for the type of concrete being produced
  • Inspect plant for worn and broken parts
  • Assist in major mechanical work or any other type of work being performed.
  • Keep proper records of maintenance, daily batch tickets, mix design notes, etc
  • Dispose of garbage according to set policies and procedures of the site
  • Use hand-held mobile radio units to coordinate tasks and resources.
  • Comply with Company and customer policies and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
  • Help identify hazardous conditions on the job site.
  • Report any damage immediately to supervisor
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

Education and/or Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Batch plant operator on remote construction sites
  • MSHA certification
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Must have knowledge of concrete properties
  • Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Must have general mechanical skills
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and to apply concepts to practical situations
  • Ability to read, understand and implement project plans and documents
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member successfully
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to meet project schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant
Sitting Frequent Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Constant
Crawling Frequent Talking Frequent
Climbing Frequent Hearing Frequent
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs.   100lbs.
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs.   100lbs.
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs.    100lbs.

Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather x  
2. Extreme Cold    
3. Extreme Heat    
4. Wet and/or Humid x Will experience Rain on location
5. Noise x  
6. Vibration x Normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) x Possible diesel fumes.
8. Moving Mechanical Parts x  
9. Electric Shock x  
10. High, Exposed Places x  
11. Radiant Energy    
12. Explosives    
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals    
14. Other Risks x Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
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