Yard Operator (Temporary) – Mississauga, ON

CRH Canada - Cement ON

Job ID: 498200

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

Position: Yard Operator (temporary)

Reports to: Yard Supervisor

Pay: $35.24; Although this starts as a temporary role, high performers are often converted to full-time Union employees


Maintain a safe and healthy environment, operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner, and wear appropriate PPE as determined by the company for the safe operation of equipment required for the general housekeeping of the plant.

What you’ll be contributing:

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines.

  • Operate mobile equipment in a safe and effective manner

  • Conduct daily inspections of assigned equipment, document before and after state and report any deficiencies to the supervisor

  • Work within other departments when holding a relief position

  • Removal and replacement of refractory in Kiln

  • Properly inspect and operate Hy Vac.

  • Snow removal and salt spreading as required

  • Operate ball sorting machine

  • Report any deficiencies to the supervisor

  • Housekeeping duties as assigned

  • Any other duties as assigned when not required under normal classification

  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor.

  • Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Working outdoors at varied temperatures and weather conditions

  • Working indoors in varied conditions (ie. hot noisy, dusty)

  • Exposure to extreme heat

  • Working in confined spaces

  • Working at heights

  • Operating jackhammer

  • Shoveling debris

  • Lifting up to 70lbs

  • To succeed in this position, you will need:

  • High school graduation or equivalent is required

  • Ability to read, write and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to interact with other departments.

  • Ability to operate various mobile equipment as required (i.e Bobcats, sweepers, small loaders, etc.)

  • Must have a valid “G” class driver’s license

  • Ability to work afternoon shift as required

  • What to expect in a cement environment :

    Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 90 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.

    What’s next for you?

    We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.

    The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive. The physical demands, working environment, and other conditions of employment listed in this document are representative of but are not intended to provide an exhaustive list of the requirements for positions in this classification. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • About CRH

    CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

    If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

    Ash Grove Cement, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

    EOE/Vet/Disability–If you want to know more, please click on this .