Responsible for safely and efficiently operating a Pit Loader and Yard Loader. Daily pre and post inspection of working area safely maintaining work areas with adequate berms and roadways. Follow correct loading practices. Maintaining quality of product stockpiles. Safe work around conveyors and surge piles at all times. Maintain safe working speeds and promote leadership of truck drivers. Assist in maintenance of loader and preforming daily preventative maintenance on loader. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor; participate in safety inspections and plant safety program. This position will require working between 2 quarries as determined by Plant Manager.
Prioritizes SAFETY, then QUALITY, followed by PRODUCTION.
Will take an active role in the plant safety initiatives.
Ensures a safe work environment for self and others at all times.
Performs daily preventative maintenance - tire pressure, oil, grease, diesel fuel, hoses for leaks and all moving parts for proper function
Assist with training of co-workers as needed
Daily pre and post inspections of work area
Safe loading and dumping operations around conveyors and surge piles
Maintain adequate roadways
Proper quality control for product stockpiles
Maintain safe traffic flow on yard
Participates in other tasks required by supervisor
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
Must be safety conscious, dependable, motivated and possess a positive attitude in working with others as a team
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check
Must be able to use hand tools and grease gun to perform all phases of loader maintenance
Six months of experience in operation and maintenance of a front-end loader preferred
Maintain leadership in yard operations
Must have hand-eye coordination and vision to safely operate mobile equipment
Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner. This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hearing protection
Able to work outdoors in varying weather conditions
Able to lift 25 pounds
Willing and able to use shovel when required
Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed
Willing to work between 2 quarries as directed by Plant Manager
Able to work from elevated platforms
Must be able to pass pre-employment physical/drug/alcohol test
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Effective coordination and communication skills (written and verbal)
Understand team-based management
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously