Excavator Operator

Vulcan Materials Company Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 1 week ago

OVERVIEW OF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.

At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.

Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.

  • This position will travel around other local plants, but will be based in Huntsville, AL.

POSITION SUMMARY

Primary duties include:

  • Operation of off-highway equipment within the facility.

  • Operation of off-road trucks to transport raw materials and/or finished products within the facility.

  • Operation of off-road trucks to transport water to wet facility roadways and the transport of fuel within the facility to re-fuel equipment.

  • Operation of off -road mobile equipment such as shipping loaders, pit loaders, dozers, graders, excavators, rock breaker, drag line, crane, etc.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform duties safely, responsibly and proficiently observing all safety and health rules.

  • Employee is expected to operate equipment unit with a high degree of competence, skill and proficiency

  • Perform pre-shift and post-shift safety inspections and complete daily equipment reports.

  • Report unsafe mechanical conditions to shop foreman and supervisor.

  • Maintain good housekeeping practices on equipment.

  • Train new equipment operators on the equipment unit they are qualified to operate.

  • Assist with equipment routine preventative maintenance.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED or an equivalent combination of training and work experience.

Experience:

  • Entry level to intermediate experience operating heavy off road mobile equipment

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Will work outdoors and exposed to varying and/or extreme weather conditions (i.e., heat, wet, cold, etc)

  • May work in high and/or precarious places or cramped work space that requires getting into awkward positions.

  • Must be able to stand, walk, or sit for extended periods of time; grip, climb, reach, shovel, squat, crawl, or pull, push, as well as, bend and lift 45 pounds

BENEFITS

  • Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.


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Excavator Operator

Vulcan Materials Company