We are currently seeking qualified individuals for the following positions:

Driver: Freight Division (CDL A Licensed)

Position Details:

  • CDL A licensed or ability/willingness to become licensed – we train!
  • On-time pickup and delivery of freight
  • Strong communication skills
  • Commitment to safety
  • Ability to be on assignment overnight (drivers are typically home every other day)

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Pit Operator

Position Details:

  • Perform operator maintenance on assigned items of equipment to include cleaning and manufacturer’s recommended lubrication.
  • Perform complete inspections on all equipment being used making minor repairs and reporting any discrepancies found.
  • Perform repairs to vehicles and equipment as assigned, coordinating with the Maintenance Manager to order parts as needed and provide required documentation of parts and labor used.
  • Assists in the movement of product as needed, properly storing in the designated storage areas and assisting in unloading, verifying quantity as needed.
  • Assists in the loading of trucks in a timely and efficient manner in order to minimize the time required for loading customers and shipments
  • Cleans all equipment and vehicles daily as assigned to ensure that the equipment is clean and presents a professional appearance.
  • Assists as directed in the conversion of products, operating equipment, cleanup of area and equipment as required.
  • Maintains the assigned working area and assigned common areas, such as the control rooms and wash rooms, ensuring they are clean and properly maintained prior to the end of each day.
  • Assist in organizing the storage of equipment, vehicles and material as directed in order to maintain easy access throughout the pit mining area.
  • Assist in maintaining the pit and storage areas in compliance with MSHA and OSHA regulations to include first aid, fall hazard and fire extinguishers.

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Diesel Mechanic:

Position Details: The Shop Mechanic is to perform the tasks assigned and maintain the shop in good clean order.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Make repairs on any assigned vehicle or equipment item, identifying any additional problems that need repair.
  • Perform service requirements on assigned items of equipment to include diagnostic checks and preventative maintenance services.
  • Perform complete D.O.T. inspections on vehicles repairs or reporting any discrepancies found.
  • Assists in the parking of trucks and company owned vehicles prior to the end of the shift.
  • Makes maximum utilization of grease and fluids. Utilizes all serviceable grease and fluids in the containers prior to properly disposing of the containers.
  • Maintains the assigned working area and assigned common areas are clean and all tools and equipment have been properly cleaned and stored at the end of each shift.
  • Assist in maintaining the shop and warehouse areas in compliance with OSHA regulations to include first aid, fall hazard and fire extinguishers.
  • Continually seek methods of controlling and reducing costs. Recording all material and parts when used and labor when completed or at the end of each day.
  • Maintains cooperative working relationships with other service and administrative personnel.
  • Respects the confidentiality of the company, customers and personnel information.
  • Always at work punctually in order to ensure that customer service may be maintained.
  • Makes the best use of time during working hours. Seeks guidance and direction as necessary for the performance of duties.
  • Maintains a well-groomed, professional appearance appropriate for the position and situation. Wearing the company uniform when at work.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Block Yard Lead:

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain the store warehouse and yard in good clean order assisting customers as needed.
  • The Block Yard Lead reports to the Store Manager and/or Assistant Manager.
  • Willing to work overtime and Saturdays as season demands.
  • Must have forklift experience and one year in a warehouse environment.
  • Performs operator maintenance on all store equipment/rentals referring to maintenance when repairs and servicing are required.
  • Assembles products such as wheelbarrow, tools, etc.
  • Maintains the outside storage yard in a clean serviceable condition with access to all products.
  • Ensures that the landscape store areas kept secure, clean and organized so that the store inventory is easily available.
  • Restocks Landscape Store with inventory as needed.

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Marketing & Communications:

Position Details: This position is responsible for coordinating the marketing and communication needs of Plaisted Companies, Plaisted Landscape Supply and Peat, Inc.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Handle all marketing and advertising planning and schedules.
  • Collect, research, and analyze target market/audience information.
  • Analyze competition; research customer buying activities; maintaining forecasting models.
  • Plan out daily, weekly and monthly social media posts; evaluate social media outlets and statistics.
  • Plan out monthly email marketing campaign to Plaisted Companies and Plaisted Landscape Supply Customers.
  • Working knowledge in Adobe programs including Photoshop & Illustrator; be versatile with Microsoft & Apple.
  • Provide advertising, marketing and sales materials: graphic design, writing product and service descriptions, editing materials, conferring with webmaster to upgrade on-line information, maintaining reference library of market-specific product descriptions and proposal materials.
  • Enhance communication with people interested in Plaisted products and services via networking events building communities interested in Plaisted products and services, developing social networks including messages, email, video, voice chat, file sharing, email marketing and blogging.
  • Accomplish advertising and marketing project results by communicating and coordinating requirements.
  • Maintain advertising and marketing policy and style by conforming text and graphics to Plaisted Companies branding standards, reviewing integration between audio, visual and text elements.
  •  Evaluate advertising, marketing and sales results by tracking media performance statistics, advertising, and sales promotions.
  •  Maintain advertising, marketing databases by collecting and inputting email database collection.
  • Handle all social media aspects by keeping all company divisions engaged with all social media aspects including Facebook, Linked-In, Instagram, Twitter and MailChimp.
  • Meet advertising and marketing financial requirement by developing budget estimates, planning and monitoring expenditures; identifying and analyzing variances; reconciling invoices.

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Shop Laborer – Day Shift:

Position Details: The Shop Laborer is to provide the necessary leadership to plan, direct, organize, coordinate and control the shop activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise all shop personnel to ensure maximum effective use of time, inspecting work performed to ensure quality.
  • Ensures the promotion of a positive image of the company by exercising sound and ethical business practices as related to its employees, customers, vendors and the general public.
  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that the Preventative Maintenance is performed on all equipment and vehicles in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.
  • Coordinates with dispatchers and drivers to ensure that all vehicles are functioning as needed to support operations.
  • Monitor parts and material usage on assigned shift notifying the Maintenance Manager or Purchasing Agent when the on hand quantity is too low to support anticipated maintenance requirements.
  • Review all work orders completed on the assigned shift to ensure that hours and material were properly charged to the work order prior to turning in to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Coordinates with Maintenance Manager, Dispatchers and Drivers to ensure that all vehicles are in compliance with all D.O.T. rules and regulations.

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2nd Shift Shop Foreman:

Position Details: The 2nd Shift Shop Foreman is to provide the necessary leadership to plan, direct, organize, coordinate and control the shop activities.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervise all shop personnel to ensure maximum effective use of time, inspecting work performed to ensure quality.
  • Ensures the promotion of a positive image of the company by exercising sound and ethical business practices as related to its employees, customers, vendors and the general public.
  • Coordinates with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that the Preventative Maintenance is performed on all equipment and vehicles in accordance with manufacturers recommendations.
  • Coordinates with dispatchers and drivers to ensure that all vehicles are functioning as needed to support operations.
  • Monitor parts and material usage on assigned shift notifying the Maintenance Manager or Purchasing Agent when the on hand quantity is too low to support anticipated maintenance requirements.
  • Review all work orders completed on the assigned shift to ensure that hours and material were properly charged to the work order prior to turning in to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Coordinates with Maintenance Manager, Dispatchers and Drivers to ensure that all vehicles are in compliance with all D.O.T. rules and regulations.

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Wash Bay Supervisor:

Position Details: The purpose of the Wash Bay Supervisor position is to perform a variety of tasks assigned to ensure the shop is in gooed, clean and safe working order. *THIS POSITION IS MON-FRI, EVENINGS & NIGHTS*

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Arrive daily at the assigned time to consult with shop foreman or maintenance manager (If shop foreman is unavailable) and discuss daily team plan and any special projects needing attention.
  • Plan daily work tasks for the wash crew to ensure daily maintenance tasks and special projects are completed.
  • Train new employees on wash bay procedures and hold periodic refresher training/meetings.
  • Ensure productivity of wash crew employees and self by planning, defining, communicating and overseeing all tasks including but not limited to weekly checklist items and daily washes.
  • Check scale daily, for damage to guards and flags and repair as needed.
  • Spot check wash crew work and provide feedback, coaching and if necessary, take corrective actions if performance measures are not being met.
  • Conduct a lot of checks, a minimum of three times per week and inspect chrome on trucks. Assign wash crew employees with replacing missing hubcaps and lug nut covers as required.
  • Advise shop foreman or maintenance manage of disciplinary items that need to be documented and corrected.
  • Maintain, organize and communicate reorder of inventory to the maintenance manager for washing supplies; polishing supplies; shop cleaning supplies; chrome accessories; janitorial supplies.
  • Monitor supply closet inventory and restock janitorial items needed for the company’s contracted cleaning service.
  • Wash vehicles and trailers as assigned by the shop foreman.
  • Perform waxing and polishing of assigned vehicles and trailers.
  • Inspect for visible problems that may need repair and report any discrepancies found.
  • Replace all missing or damaged lug nut covers or chrome center caps.
  • Make maximum utilization of solvents and cleaning fluids. Utilize all serviceable fluids in the containers prior to properly disposing of the containers.
  • Assist shop mehanis as required.
  • Maintain the assigned working area ensuring that the area is clean and all tools and equipment have been properly cleaned and store at the end of each shift. This includes washing the wall and squeegee the floor area.
  • Assist in maintaining the shop and warehouse areas in compliance with OSHA regulations to include first aid, fall hazard and fire extinguishers.
  • Continually seek methods of controlling and reducing costs.
  • Maintain cooperative working relationships with other service and administrative personnel.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the company, customers, and personnel information

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