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Equipment Operator

Butler, MO, US, 64730

Ash Grove Aggregates

 

 

Job ID:  151735

 Ash Grove Aggregates, a CRH company, is a multi-location limestone producer with quarries in Kansas and Missouri. For over 40 years, our mission continues to ensure that we are the producer of choice in the crushed stone industry. Our actions are directed toward attaining and maintaining successful, safe employees and valued customers.

 

SUMMARY

Operates heavy, off-road type equipment (examples: drills, loaders, dozers, trucks, service equipment), typically found in quarry applications and/or provides manual labor at ground level, involving various duties around a quarry production facility.  Job is outdoors, weather related, involving manual skills, some math and reasoning and continuous safety applications around heavy equipment. This position operates between El Dorado Springs, Butler, and Deepwater quarries.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works from general supervision from foreman on routine duties with standard policies and procedures.  Refers problems and questions to foreman.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Knowledge of MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) rules, training practices, first aid and any other rules of safety as applicable to the specific task.

 

  • Services assigned machine before starting operation daily – checks oil levels, hydraulic, coolant and other fluids.  Visual check of tires and overall machine condition.  Checks entire machine for safe operation ability.

 

  • Fuels assigned machine with diesel fuel from storage tanks.

 

  • Operate assigned machine in safe fashion as it applies to one's self and fellow crew members.  Operate machine in as efficient, productive fashion possible with highest production rate applicable.

 

  • Perform plant maintenance with minor repairs and assist mechanic.

 

  • Clean around plant – requires shoveling. 

 

  • Keeps work area clean, orderly and inform supervisor of any potential problem developments.

 

  • Assists mechanic with any breakdowns, hose repairs, welding or scheduled maintenance on machine.  May include extended downtime and lifting duties.

 

  • Utility and ground crew shall perform their assigned job and report any discrepancies to their supervisor.

 

  • Must submit to random drug testing, as selected, and comply with Company Drug and Alcohol Policy. 

 

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

 

Skill in machine operation, maintenance and safety around other individuals and machines.  Typically, a very active, mobile individual since machinery has rough operation, driving over pit floors, dumping large loads and working around large rocks and possibly muddy conditions.  Must be capable of lifting 75 pounds, climbing 8-10 foot ladders to reach operator’s cab and sitting for long periods of time utilizing both left and right hand operators’ controls and steering wheel simultaneously.  Also, requires simultaneous coordination of possibly three (3) foot control pedals.

 

Education

 

High school graduation or equivalent preferred.

 

Experience

 

Six months minimum on smaller loader, dozer or off-road type machinery preferred.

 

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 Aggregates is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jul 13, 2019


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