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Quarry Worker - Avoca/Hindsville

Avoca, AR, US, 72711

APAC - Central-Central West Region - NWA

 

 

Job ID:  167739

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

The Quarry Groundsman will assist the foreperson with maintenance of the worksite to maintain a safe and compliant work environment. Responsible for safety sensitive labor duties as assigned by the foreman.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Keep work platforms clean and free of material.
  • Operate skid steer to maintain quarry access point.
  • Complete cleanup assignments mainly with hand-held tools; work safely around moving and/or rotating equipment while using the required personal protective safety equipment.
  • Perform a pre-operational check, servicing of and operation of all assigned mobile equipment.
  • Operate light mobile equipment as trained and directed.
  • Perform cleanup with water avoiding unsafe conditions of water on motors and other electrical equipment and be able to work and move hoses safely while standing on slippery surfaces.
  • Perform quarry clean-up which may include mowing, weed eating, and groundskeeping of site.
  • Keep foreman informed of any problems affecting assigned work.
  • Be aware of environmentally safety sensitive areas and be alert to correct environmental problems that may develop in the assigned work area.
  • Use tools, shovels, round hose, sledge hammer, skid steer.

 

 

Qualifications

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

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

    Work Requirements

  • Must be able to complete required MSHA training within 90 days of employment
  • Must be able to complete Miner training prior to working in facility

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Learn how to grease motors and gear boxes
  • Learn how to repair torn or damaged conveyor belts
  • Learn how to shovel safely and to use correct lifting techniques.
  • Learn how to perform a competent work place examination to identify hazards before starting work.

 

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.

  • Availability to work any 8 to 12 hour rotating shift, including weekends.
  • Ability to walk or stand greater than one third of the time, or sit no greater than a third of the time.
  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms; frequently use hands and fingers to handle and feel.
  • Ability to frequently climb steps from 8”-24”, balance, occasionally kneel, stoop, crouch or squat when inspecting equipment.
  • Occasionally push and pull when using hand tools.
  • Ability to wear hearing protection in areas of high sound levels.
  • Occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist; frequent lift of up to 30 lbs. when using certain hand tools.

Work Environment

  • Capability to work in elevated and or confined spaces.
  • Ability to climb ramps or stairs repeatedly and to climb vertical ladders occasionally.
  • Ability to work outdoors with a wide range of environmental exposure including being in the sun for long periods of time.
  • Ability to wear respirator in workplace conditions containing fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation

     

 

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

 

  • 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!

 

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

 

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