Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Watertown, New York

AutoReqId: 6335BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Watertown-NY

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Loader Operator who will work directly with the Plant Manager in an open-pit aggregates mining operation.

This position will reside in Watertown, NY .

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you’ll get to do:

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

  • Report unsafe conditions and report accidents or incidents immediately.

  • Operate a wheel loader to safely load company haul trucks in an aggregates open-pit mine.

  • Conduct a complete pre- and post-shift safety inspection on your equipment and work area daily.

  • Responsible for knowing aggregate products or willingness to learn.

  • Be able to visually estimate weight when loading trucks.

  • Grade and maintain stockpiles.

  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic.

  • Responsible for fueling and lubrication of loader and performing minor repairs on equipment.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

  • Ability to work Saturdays if needed.

Who we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Prefer 2 years prior heavy equipment experience.

  • Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience a plus.

  • Frequently lift 10 pounds - occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • MSHA and First-Aid/CPR training a plus.

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.

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EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled