Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
  • Spokane, WA, USA
  • 20-22 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

401k matching, Health, Life, Dental, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance, and Profit Sharing

Facility Operator - Working with a tight-knit team to solve the everyday issues of producing high quality asphalt emulsions

We are a great company with great pay and great benefits. Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions is a relationship-driven company that values each employee's willingness to learn and contribute to the team. We are family owned with locations throughout the U.S. and Mexico, but we pride ourselves on maintaining a small company feel.

Our position is for a full-time Facility Operator at our Spokane & Spokane Valley facility. The ideal operator would possess good organizational, time management, problem-solving, and housekeeping skills. We want people who look for opportunities to learn new skills and can contribute to making our facility an even better place to work.

Our Spokane facility operators produce neat emulsion and polymer modified asphalt emulsion for sale to paving and repair customers. The position works in the tank farm with other operators as a team to produce, process, ensure quality, and load/unload materials directly to our customers. Please do not apply if you are looking for an office-based job. We need people who enjoy being outside in a variety of weather conditions so that we as a team can better serve our customers.

Job Description

Operators will work as part of a team to ensure the overall operation of the facility including basic functions such as receipt and shipment of raw materials and asphalt products, manufacturing of asphalt products, lab testing, inspection and record keeping requirements, computer-oriented tasks, and the maintenance of the equipment in the facility. You will coordinate with schedulers for the successful delivery and receipt of asphalt products (by truck & Rail) and production of finished products to meet customer demands. You will be responsible for managing small projects which may include but are not limited to product transfers, mechanical troubleshooting, pump & valve maintenance, testing of system safety devices, periodic inspections of tanks, piping and other quality control or technically oriented tasks related to the facility.

Facility Operator Job Duties:

  • Sample product quality
  • Load and unload trucks and railcars
  • Conduct minor maintenance on equipment in the plant (pumps, racks, mixers)
  • Attend and participate in daily production/quality/EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) meetings
  • Utilize our proactive tools (safety checklist, etc.)
  • Ensure good facility housekeeping
  • Stay current on required training
  • Wear the appropriate provided PPE (hard hat, face shield, long-sleeve shirt, H2S monitor, steel toe boots, safety glasses)
  • Effectively communicate between fellow operators, management, our trucking company and customers to meet needs

Operator Requirements:

• A high school diploma or equivalent
• Ability to work without supervision
• Ability to read and follow written instructions
• Basic math skills (e.g., add, subtract, multiply, divide)
• Ability to learn computer skills

•Able to lift 50 pounds with assistance and perform jobs that involve lifting, bending, climbing tanks and other structures
•Valid driver's license
•Able to work days and hours as scheduled, Monday through Sunday
•Outdoor work in all seasons

Ergon offers a competitive benefits package: 401(k), Health, Life, Dental, Holidays, Vacation, Sick Leave, Tuition Assistance and Profit Sharing

Ergon is an EEO/AAP Employer.

Email your resume, No Walk-ins or Phone Calls will be accepted. Applicant will be contact for interviews.

Employment offer contingent upon pre-employment drug test, background check, and MVR.

Position to be filled: Operator / Facility Operator

Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions, Inc
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