Batch Plant Operator - Avon, CT

Oct 09, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more. With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.


This is a key role as the Batch Plant Operator and is the heart of any Precast Concrete Plant.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will possess basic mechanical and process skills and be able to learn/execute new skills such as:

+ Daily/weekly/monthly preventive maintenance activities (cleaning the mixer, adjusting paddles, changing bag filters, greasing conveyor bearings, etc.)

+ Execute the Lock-out/Tag-out process to isolate the mixer so that it can be worked on safely

+ Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and control problems in the batch plant area

+ Quality control tests on the incoming raw materials and the concrete

+ Other duties may be assigned as needed


+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ Experience with either manufacturing or construction

+ Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office

+ Strong problem solving and communication skills

+ Ability to read drawings

+ Ability to read a tape measure (to the nearest 1/8")

+ Ability to understand and apply basic mathematical skills (percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction)

+ Good attendance and a positive attitude

Physical Environment

+ Ability to lift 40 pounds with assistance provided if needed

+ Ability to climb ladders

What Oldcastle Offers You

+ A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

+ Highly competitive base pay

+ Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

+ Group retirement savings program

+ Health and wellness programs

About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

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Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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