Plant Operator-Polymer Modified Asphalt

Greensboro, NC posted on January 3

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Hammaker East is a leading provider of paving materials and services for the road construction industry. With a highly trained and dedicated team, we meet our customers’ ever-changing needs and enable them to build a better infrastructure in their communities.

We are looking to hire a Plant Operator!


This position is responsible for manufacturing polymer modified asphalt. This consists of loading and unloading of trucks and rail cars, moving raw materials throughout the plant by forklift, and quality control. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Unload railroad tank cars.
  • Load and unload trucks.
  • Move raw materials throughout the plant.
  • Maintain plant grounds by cleaning up asphalt litter. 
  • Make product transfers through the proper gauging of tanks, opening proper valves and pumps, and assuring proper tank capacity.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.


  • Math, reading, and writing skills
  • Technical Capacity
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Results Driven
  • Initiative

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position


Required Education

  • High school diploma/GED
  • Ideally the candidate will have 2+ years of manufacturing experience; strong hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical and industrial skills.



  • Limited travel is expected for this position for training and company meetings. 


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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee will be exposed to hot, cold, and wet conditions and must frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 


Other Duties
The duties listed above are not all inclusive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position. The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Russell Standard Corporation and employee and is subject to change by the Company management as the needs of the organization and requirements of the position change.