Plant Laborer

Colas | Lyons, NY

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Posted Date 5/18/2024
Description Subsidiary: Barrett Industries

Midland Asphalt Materials Inc. is one of the companies that operates within Barrett Industries Corporation, the Colas USA subsidiary that operates primarily in Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York. Midland provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers' needs. We strive to provide the traveling public the safest roads while becoming the premier emulsion producer and pavement preservation construction company in the northeast. Midland's mission has been to strengthen and grow by empowering our people, fostering innovation, and utilizing new technology. To learn more about Midland visit

Throughout Colas USA, we provide competitive pay, outstanding benefits, career advancement opportunities, professional education, and extensive training for every employee. We pride ourselves on upholding the highest standards of safety, environmental conservation, and ethical conduct as we strive to grow our infrastructure products and services through empowering and developing our people, fostering innovation, utilizing new technology, and maximizing vertical integration at all levels of the company's value chain. To learn more about the Colas USA Family of Companies, please visit

Midland, and the rest of the Colas USA Family of Companies, is part of the Colas Group, the worldwide leader in transportation infrastructure construction and maintenance. For information on our international network visit

Job Summary

Midland Asphalt Materials Inc., a subsidiary of Barrett Industries Corporation, provides advanced pavement preservation solutions for our customers' needs. We are currently looking for a Night Plant Laborer in Lyons, NY. Reporting to the Terminal Manager, the Plant Laborer is responsible for various duties ensuring maximum safety, production, and productivity, including loading and unloading rail cars, working with asphalt and emulsion, and general maintenance. This position will be working from 7:00PM-3:00AM. The starting hourly rate for this position is $21.00/hour.

Main Responsibilities

  • General laborer duties associated with asphalt and emulsions manufacturing
  • Load and unload trailers, move pallets with fork lift
  • Work with rail cars that contain hot asphalt
  • Maintain the terminal through cleaning and painting
  • Daily inventory activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned to assist in the terminal operations
Qualifications and Physical Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record
  • Mechanical experience a plus
  • Must be proficient in math, computer and communication skills
  • Wear and maintain personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by Company safety guidelines
  • Regularly required to lift and /or move up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Standing/working on feet for long periods, and walking across uneven terrain
  • Regularly exposed to all outdoor weather conditions, dust, and airborne particles
  • Regularly exposed to fuel, oil, and other chemicals
  • This position will require some night and weekend shifts
Culture at Midland

  • Acknowledge and value diversity
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and engaged team environment
  • Seek to hire for culture add
  • Work-life balance is supported
Colas Inc. and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer. For details on the specifics of this commitment, please click here to view the EEO document. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to:
  • to meet the requirements of the role in which you are applying
  • complete any part of the application process
  • access or use the online application process and need an alternative method for applying
Salary21.00 Hour
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