Heavy Equipment Operator

MIDLOTHIAN, TX, US, 76044

Ash Grove Cement Company

Job ID:  489725

Sapphire Americas, a CRH Company, provides environmental services to industrial and municipal waste generators by converting their byproducts into fuels and materials that can be used in the cement manufacturing process. Converting waste into alternative fuels and materials and then recycling them into cement uniquely positions Ash Grove and Sapphire Americas to deliver unique zero landfill solutions to waste generators while lowering carbon footprint of our manufacturing activities and creating brighter future for our communities.
 

Summary:
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:

  • 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.
  • Operate assigned equipment to feed tires into our processing system.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient shredding operations and best practices are adhered to
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on the system. 
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Rotating Shift


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.

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience operating heavy equipment such as load and/or haul truck, or related experience preferred.
  • Operate yard mule truck to move 48' and 53' tire trailers within the site footprint(no CLD required)
  • 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.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Tire Shredding experience preferred
  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement

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!

 

Sapphire Americas, 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 24, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Machinist, Equipment Operator, Manufacturing