Heavy Equipment Operator (Quarry) - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Ash Grove Cement Company

 

 

Job ID:  489071

 

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us.  We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.

 

Position: Heavy Equipment Operator - Quarry
Reports to: Quarry Manager

Shift: 12-hour rotating swing shift 7:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m. ET and 7:00 p.m.- 7:00 a.m. ET

 

At Ash Grove Cement, people are our first priority. We offer a complete benefits package to include:

 

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance Vision Insurance
  • 401k with company match and profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Pay
  • Life Insurance
  • Growth Opportunities and more!

 

What you’ll be contributing:

 

  • Promote and follow all plant safety guidelines
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Operates heavy equipment, such as dozers and loaders, to move materials.
  • Safely drives and maneuvers the vehicle into position for loading and dumping materials.
  • Assists in stockpiling materials at plant and Raw Material Storage (RMS) building and hauls other material as required.
  • Inspects vehicle’s mechanisms and monitors and maintains fluid levels.
  • Assists mechanic with minor service and repair to equipment.
  • Safely, responsibly and proficiently operates and loads equipment for the movement of raw material to and around the plant for production observing all safety rules.
  • Expected to operate equipment with a high degree of competency, skill and proficiency.
  • Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on equipment.
  • Conducts daily equipment inspections. Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Removes build up from under or around quarry crushers, beltlines, and reclaimers.
  • Organizes and plans maintenance each day. Prepares for scheduled maintenance.
  • Follows all plant safety policies and procedures.
  • Follows established traffic patterns avoiding road hazards and other hazardous conditions.
  • Listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment to detect malfunction and discuss machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose problems or repair machines.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices on equipment.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.


To succeed in this position, you will need:

 

  • High school graduation or equivalent is required 

  • Ability to read, write, and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, etc.
  • Willingness to learn, training will be provided
  • Ability to read and understand warning labels, instructions, signs, and similar information.
  • Minimum 2 years experience operating heavy equipment such as load and/or haul truck, or related experience preferred.
  • Valid Drivers’ License and the ability to safely operate large vehicles.
  • Work overtime, odd and unscheduled hours as required and share on-call duties
  • Ability to perform tasks that include walking, driving, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of the technology used and manufacturing of cement. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of cement.
  • Environmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.

 

What to expect in a cement environment:

 

Work to be performed in a shop environment as well as outdoor exposure throughout the plant. Mild exposure to cement dust, heat, cold, and noise requires compliance with specified safety guidelines and procedures. Exposure to high elevations of up to 250 feet in height. Exposure to all weather conditions. Normal operation of mobile equipment may result in jarring and vibratory exposure.

 

What’s next for you?

 

We provide stability and advancement opportunities across North America. Use our tuition reimbursement program to help you meet your career goals.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employee will be required to follow all job instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations that are not inconsistent with the current labor contract, past practices, or safety policies.

 

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What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A 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!

 

Ash Grove Cement, 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:  Feb 17, 2024


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