APAC-Mississippi, Inc. Asphalt Plant Operator Meridian in Meridian, Mississippi

This position is for an Asphalt Plant Operator company with a location in Meridian Mississippi. Will operates asphalt plant controls to produce asphalt paving materials.Duties and Responsibilities include: Adjusts controls for required mixture of the materials. Operates controls that admit materials separately from storage hoppers or mixing bins; observes indicator that show when proper amount of materials have been made; Discharges materials from bin into truck. Performs other related duties; Assists in maintenance and report of plant equipment; May perform other related duties; Uses tools such as sledge hammer, wrenches, screw drivers, cutting torch, welder, pneumatic hammer / drill, sand blaster, pipe wrench; Answers telephone, radio, and takes and inputs orders; Overtime work is required; May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather; Some travel may be required; The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented; Operate equipment safely and efficiently; Maintaining aggregate crusher, washer, and surrounding environment to ensure safe and efficient operation; Shoveling; sweeping; steam cleaning; painting; tire work; mechanical assistance; lifting, pushing and pulling various objects; Communicating production issues to supervisor or lead person; Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions ;keep time and material records; Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications; Willing to travel and work away from home when required; Willing to work nights and weekends when necessary; Report to work at the designated start time; Able to work overtime when required; Other duties as assigned per supervisor. Requirements and Qualifications Include: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily; The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required; Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions; One (1) year related experience is preferred; High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence; Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Knowledge and experience with Microsoft operating systems; Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions; Ability to work various shifts (days, nights, swings)An equal opportunity employer; To perform the job successfully; an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Quality ? Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality; Quantity ? Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly; Safety and Security ? Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly; Attendance / Punctuality ? Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time; Dependability ? Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan; Communication ? Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Teamwork ? Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Other Qualifications: Must be able to pass physical fitness and agility test.VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Ve