Job Details
Pay Rate / Salary
$ 18.00 - 22.07
Required Hours/Week
Experience Required
1+ Years Relevant Experience
Job Code
WKF478 - Batch Plant Operator
[Cressona, PA, 17929..,  Pennsylvania,  United States | Posted - 08/24/2023

Our Client is seeking applicants for a Batch Plant Operator position. This position is responsible to carry out and complete tasks assigned to them by a superintendent or crew leader. The Batch Plant Operator will perform many tasks that require physical labor in a plant environment. This position will learn their trade through on-the-job training. The list below is not exclusive to the overall job duties of the batch plant operator and may include other miscellaneous duties.
  • Weigh and measure material, ingredients, and product to ensure conformance to requirements. 
  • Start machines to mix or blend ingredients. 
  • Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands in order to ensure conformance to established standards. 
  • Record operational and production data on specified forms. 
  • Tend accessory equipment such as pumps and conveyors to move materials or ingredients through production processes. 
  • Clean and maintain equipment, includes clean up and wash down of both equipment and batching area. 
  • Batches concrete load according to specifications. 
  • Accurately proportions cement, aggregates, water, and admixtures in batches as needed. 
  • Operator a Front End Loader as needed. 
  • Support floor production operations as necessary. 
  • Must be able to perform a variety of tasks as assigned on a day to day basis. 
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to read, write, have knowledge of basic mathematics, and ability to read a tape measure. 
  • Computer skills preferred. 
  • Experience operating a front end loader preferred. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised in a busy work environment. 
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment and maintain composure under stressful conditions. 
  • Physical ability to stand, crouch, and lift objects throughout your shift. 
  • Able to attend work on time and as scheduled. 
  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 50lbs.
Working conditions:
Batch Plant Operators are supervised by the production superintendent and/or Quality department. Batch Plant Operators may need to work and communicate with other operations and with the quality department to understand any quality issues/concerns which may arise. Work performed in a plant environment and may include heights. Work areas may be hot, humid, drafty, cold, and occasionally littered. Proper housekeeping techniques should be followed to eliminate dirty and cluttered areas. Hazards on the job may include cuts and bruises from handling heavy, bulky, or sharp-edged products. These are kept to a minimum by using proper personal protective equipment and following safety regulations.
Schedule / Compensation: 
  • 1st Shift
  • Must be flexible with start and end times
  • Must be able to work overtime as needed
  • Monday - Friday, but must be available to work weekends if needed
  • Starting pay of $18/hr. Will move to $22.07 once trained.