Loader Operator

Lehigh Hanson Thornton , IL 60476

Posted 2 months ago

Primary Location

Thornton-IL

Job Posting

WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We're Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We're a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We don't ask you to "fit in" to our culture. We invite you to add to it.

Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with large equipment? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Yard Loader Operator who is responsible to safely operate and maintain sand plant processing equipment.

This position will reside in Thornton, IL

HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO

  • Perform a daily walk-around equipment inspection and fill out inspection form pre- and post-shift

  • Observe all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and company regulations

  • Operate, maintain, and repair sand process plant equipment and associated mobile equipment

  • Utilize equipment in a manner to maximize productivity and minimize wear and downtime

  • Work in all areas of the plant as needed

  • Report/repair mechanical or maintenance issues with equipment

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for knowing aggregate products.

  • Able to estimate weight when loading trucks either visually or grade, maintain stockpiles.

  • Load customer trucks in a safe and accurate manner.

  • Communicate with customer truck drivers to ensure quality service.

  • Responsible for lubrication of truck and performing minor repairs on equipment

  • Other job duties as assigned.

  • Report unsafe conditions

  • Report accidents or incidents immediately

HERE'S WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

  • 1 -2 years of general labor and maintenance experience preferred

  • Open-pit mining operations and aggregate products experience preferred

  • Must be able to carry 50 pounds, MSHA-trained a plus

  • Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience

  • MSHA training a plus

  • Physical Requirements:sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in the same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET'S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

Benefits & Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

Negotiated Union rates.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free workplace.

Must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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Loader Operator

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