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Loader Operator - United Companies - Eagle, CO

Eagle, CO, US, 81631

United Companies


Job ID:  482178


United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


Position Overview

Operates a front-end loader to ensure proper supply of materials to the asphalt plant, trucks, and other assigned areas. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure the necessary supply of materials for asphalt plants is available.
  • Utilize a loader to transport materials to and from storage and processing areas.
  • Load trucks with proper materials and weight for delivery.
  • Inspect equipment prior to operation for any safety or maintenance issues.
  • Perform routine maintenance on the loader such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning. 
  • Maintain safety and cleanliness of plant premises including but not limited to assisting with plant maintenance, shoveling, and ground cleanup.
  • Assist with general labor at the plant site.
  • Regular, timely attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • 1-3 Years of experience as a loader operator or other heavy equipment operation preferred.   

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Report to work dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and/or criminal background check.
  • Report to the work dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook and by OSHA and/or MSHA.
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated production areas.  Compliance with PPE requirements is essential.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequent standing, walking, reaching, climbing, rotating of the neck and shoulders.
  • Frequent sitting and operating heavy equipment/loader.
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to manipulate or feel; reach with hands and arms; twist at the waist, climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or listen.


Work Environment

Employees are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals; The risk of electrical shock or burn and working at heights.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




What CRH Americas Offers You

  • wage ranges from $22 to $26 an hour.
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


United Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date:  May 25, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Front End, Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Electrical, Supply, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations