Heavy Equipment Operator - Farmington, NM

Farmington, NM, US, 87401

Four Corners Materials

 

 

Job ID:  498253

 

Four Corners Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; 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

This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of a crusher and some other various types of construction equipment including but not limited to Roller, Motor Grader, Excavator, Loader, Water Truck, etc.

 

Pay ranges from $20 to $23 an hour, based on experience. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Perform daily safety and maintenance checks on all equipment prior to use.

  • Report any issues or concerns with equipment to supervisor immediately.

  • Load and unload materials onto/from trucks, trailers, and other vehicles using various types of machinery.

  • Backfill excavations and compact soil using heavy equipment.

  • Assist in the construction buildings, roads, bridges, and other. 

  • Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications.

  • Knowledge of weight requirements of loads leaving the pit.

  • Travel from interstate highway to rural dirt roads from various locations.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Qualifications

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

 

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • 2-5 years previous experience is required.   

  • Knowledge of earth moving and earth moving equipment is required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Must have standard driver’s license.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends, when necessary.

  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and productions areas as stated by OSHA and MSHA.

  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of aggregate sizes and classifications.

  • Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions from supervisors to complete assigned tasks.

  • Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions. 

  • Ability to recognize hazardous conditions.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment, as well as being able to work independently with attention to detail.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to needs.

  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed; able to consistently work independently.

  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear. 

  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 

  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat. 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 Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Four Corners Materials, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date:  Jul 6, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Farmington

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Manufacturing