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Heavy Equipment Operator - Sumterville, FL

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Ash Grove Cement Company



Job ID:  293562


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. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Operates heavy equipment, such as dozers and loaders, to move materials. Safely drives and maneuvers 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.


Essential Duties:

o 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.

o Expected to operate equipment with a high degree of competency, skill and proficiency.

o Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on equipment.

o Conducts daily equipment inspections. Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.

o Removes build up from under or around quarry crushers, beltlines, and reclaimers.

o Organizes and plans maintenance each day. Prepares for scheduled maintenance.

o Follows all plant safety policies and procedures.

o Follows established traffic patterns avoiding road hazards and other hazardous conditions.

o 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.

o Maintains good housekeeping practices on equipment.

o Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.

o All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
o High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
o 2-3 years’ experience operating heavy equipment such as load and/or haul truck, or related experience preferred.
o Valid Drivers’ License and the ability to safely operate large vehicles.
o Work overtime, odd and unscheduled hours as required and share on-call duties
o Ability to perform tasks that include walking, driving, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements:
o Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
o Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
o 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.
o Environmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

o Ability to safely work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.

o Ability to perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.

o Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Job descriptions do not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and the employee. The employment relationship remains “At-Will”. The job description is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of this position, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The employer reserves the right to modify, interpret, and apply job descriptions as it sees fit. EOE/Drug-Free Workplace.


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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Ash Grove Cement is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

Date Posted:  Jun 11, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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