Machine Operator


Richmond, VA 23224

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


Hiring for Wet and dry manufacturing areas of paver plant in the brick/paver manufacturing process

Candidates will handle raw materials similar to concrete or asphalt mixtures in the forming and hardening of pavers and brick

Candidate will be setting up the computer programs in the control room at the start of the shift, will manually load and unload bricks through the process, and learn all lock out/tag out procedures and all relatable safety measures.

Candidate must be flexible for duties to include any equipment operation they have open for that particular day, operating a forklift and a lot of clean up responsibilities.

Candidates will be cross trained on all equipment, housekeeping procedures, and mechanical functions of the equipment

Candidates must be able to troubleshoot issues that arise, make minor repairs or unclog machines and notify maintenance with major issues

The plant is extremely automated, and everything is setup from the control room first and then monitored from the floor level; Next to the machines while bricks are manufactured. Repetitive lifting, bending, stacking is required.

-setup the programs

-clean around and under the machines regularly

-check in with other operators in various stages of the manufacturing process

-walk around every 20 minutes or so to ensure the machinery is not breaking down

-when setting up the machine, setting the vibrations, run time, etc.

-Changing parameters, Quality checking and handling raw material clean up

-Candidates will move all finished product on forklifts, and should have forklift experience

Mechanical role- will be doing all set ups of the machinery and daily PM's (preventative maintenance tasks)


machine operator, operator, mechanical aptitude, mechanically inclined, Production, General labor, quality control, Troubleshooting, Concrete, Construction, Asphalt, Machine operation, Assembly, Hand tool, Packaging, General production, Machine operating, Packing, Inspection, Operation, forklift

**Additional Skills & Qualifications:**

-Computer savvy as they have to set up the control room and monitor the computers on the machine and have a willingness to learn with a mechanical aptitude

-This position requires hard manual labor at times; and is a heavier industrial environment

-Flexible for candidates that have a strong desire to learn; however must be mechanically inclined and have an eye for Quality as it's such an important part of the process

**Experience Level:**

Intermediate Level

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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