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Plant Engineer

General Summary

This position is responsible for providing plant oversight for cost and engineering activities that facilitates the efficient progress of plant operations and assures compliance with regulatory agencies.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  1. Take the lead in the preparation of annual operating budgets.
  2. Analyze and design capital improvement projects which add value to our operations.
  3. Develop and analyze efficiency reports and facilitate solutions to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.
  4. Perform/ deliver tailgate safety meetings.
  5. Continuously evaluate our rolling stock utilization and operational management.
  6. Ensure compliance with MSHA, OSHA, Environmental regulations, etc.
  7. Monitor and oversee daily production and loadout test results to ensure that product specifications are met for all products we sell from our facilities.
  8. Work with industry experts on issues which are critical to our business (committee work) as needed.
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Position: Plant Engineer
Organization: Granite Construction, Inc.
Location: Bakersfield,  CA 
United States
Posting Start Date: 2/16/2021
Date Posted: 2/16/2021


Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or other related field required

Work Experience

Minimum of 6 years of construction materials field experience.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials business.
  • Experience with Hot Mix Asphalt Plants
  • General understanding of Plant operations and mechanical requirements.
  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local laws, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to establish relationships with agencies and represent Granite in a public forum.
  • Strong public speaking and ability to communicate with management

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. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Granite’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive for extended periods of time
Status: This listing expires on: 2/16/2022
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Granite Construction, Inc.

Bakersfield,  CA 
United States