Equipment Operator - Oskaloosa, IA

Oskaloosa, IA, US, 52577

Lawn & Garden Central

 

Job ID:  497423

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is the leading provider of outdoor living solutions in North America with an award-winning portfolio that enables customers to Live Well Outside. Inspiring endless possibilities with enduring performance, its collection of premier building products create inviting outdoor spaces where people connect, reflect and recharge. The manufacturer’s signature brands include Belgard® and Echelon® hardscape and masonry materials; Barrette Outdoor Living® and MoistureShield® fencing, decking and railing; Sakrete® and Amerimix® packaged concrete and mortar; Techniseal® sands, jointing technologies and surface protectors; PebbleTec® pool finishes; plus popular brands of landscape and gardening materials.     

 

Summary

 

This position will operate various heavy equipment, such as front-end loaders, knuckle booms, bulldozers, wheel loaders, and all-terrain forklifts, in a rugged 40 acre outdoor, paved and unpaved environment.  Operators will use this heavy equipment to move bulk material throughout a manufacturing facility while adhering to safety policies and procedures. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Observe equipment operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Read job specifications to determine operator adjustments and material requirements
  • Perform routine maintenance to include lubricating, fueling and cleaning
  • Inspect and complete equipment report daily
  • Able to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed​​​

 

Requirements

 

  • At least 2 years experience using heavy equipment/front end loader
  • Must be able to work safely in a busy mulch yard, judging distances and operating equipment with precision
  • High school diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Able to read and write in English as well as record and understand numerical values
  • Able to sit for extended periods, climb up & down from cab heights, work effectively in extreme outdoor climate(s) - cold, heat, rain, fog
  • Able to work in harsh or extreme weather

 

Physical Demands

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak or hear
  • The employee will be required to sit for extended periods of time
  • The employee may frequently stand on their feet
  • The employee is regularly required to lift and move up to 50lbs. Occasionally the employee may need to lift up to 65lbs, – should this be the case, employees should engage in team lifting and/or use the provided equipment to safely lift 
  • The employee must have the capability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of arms, legs, and your whole body – bending, crouching, climbing - using steps and ladders, pushing pulling, stooping and reaching

 

Preferences
 

  • Ability to think independently while successfully functioning in a team environment, with a proven track record of contributing toward team goals

 

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!

 

Oldcastle APG, 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 12, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Ottumwa

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