Hot Plant Groundsperson
Oldcastle - Sheridan, WY

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Job Requisition ID: 26093
Job Type: Laborer

Work Time: Regular

City: Sheridan

State: Wyoming (US-WY)

Postal/Zip Code: 82801

Eastern Wyoming

Job Title: Hot Plant Groundsperson

Department: Operations

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


The Hot Plant Groundman is responsible for ensuring the hot plant and the various operational structures of the plant and are in top working order. Works under the supervision of the Hot Plant Operator. Primarily work up to 10 hours per day, 5 days per week. Will also be required to work up to 14 hours per day, and up to 7 days per week as needed during the busy construction season. This position may require traveling for extended periods of time to perform the job duties at various jobsite locations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Participates in daily THINK meetings plus weekly safety meetings.

Follows the Asphalt Best Practice Groundman Training Manual daily.

Assists in plant production of materials and ensures for the efficient working condition of the plant.

Stockpiles materials and feeds hot plant from the stockpiles in an efficient and productive manner.

Ensures that all assigned equipment is properly maintained, clean, in safe working order and operated properly.

Prepares plant for operations at the beginning of the season, and performs shut down procedures at the end of the season.

Operates front end loader, skidsteer, end dump truck and other heavy equipment as needed.

Performs plant maintenance and repairs, including welding tasks.

Performs set up and take down of traveling plants at different job site locations as required.

Supervisory Responsibilities



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.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) prefered.

Welding and fabrication experience required.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiple and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, percent, land to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should be able to type and use keyboards accurately and have knowledge of Database software.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Standard Driver’s License
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Other Skills and Abilities

Other Qualifications


ICM, a division of Oldcastle Materials, is one of the hundreds of businesses that comprise the Oldcastle family. As the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving services, Oldcastle is one of North America’s largest corporations. Oldcastle’s decentralized, diversified structure, allows employees to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise. Whether we’re safely paving miles of interstate, building two thousand-foot-long bridges or constructing roads through national parks, Oldcastle Materials’ continued investment in people, performance and communities has positioned us as an industry leader.

Oldcastle Materials 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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please take 10 minutes to complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in expanding your career with Oldcastle Materials!

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