Pit Loader Operator - Mechanicsburg, PA

Mechanicsburg, PA, US, 17055

Pennsy Supply Inc



Job ID:  498097


Pennsy Supply is a CRH company. CRH is the leading vertically integrated supplier of asphalt, aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, and paving and construction services in North America. Our 24,100 employees at 1,300 operating locations provide our customers with top-quality, innovative products and services.


Position Overview

This position is responsible for the operation of a front end loader to transport/ load materials.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to and follow all safety rules and regulations of MSHA/OSHA/DOT and Pennsy Supply, Inc.

  • Conduct daily safety assignments (area inspections, pre-shifts, JSA’s, Risk Assessments, etc.).

  • Perform pre-shift inspections on equipment and work place inspections.

  • Perform maintenance on equipment, such as fueling, lubricating, cleaning, and reporting faulty equipment to Supervisor.

  • Operate quarry front end loader, and other equipment as needed.

  • Start engines, shift gears, press pedals, and turns steering wheels to operate equipment.

  • Move levers to lower and tilt bucket and drive equipment forward to move bulk material.

  • Work with the Quarry Plant Operators and haul truck drivers to ensure production targets are achieved.

  • Maintain level floor in pit and sort mud/oversize from the muck pile while loading haul trucks to achieve production.

  • Be able to ingress and egress equipment by navigating steps using grab bars and three points of contact.

  • Monitor various gauges during operation of equipment.

  • Maintain clean equipment inside and out to ensure safety and operational excellence, by washing equipment to clean off excess dirt throughout the day.

  • Maintain haul roads, safety berms, catch berms, and high wall conditions.

  • Assist with plant repairs & plant maintenance, such as cleaning up in and around the plant & quarry as directed.

  • Help with stone, asphalt, and RAP plants as needed.

  • Understand and adhere to all Government Regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned


Education and/or Experience

  • Must have basic product knowledge to recognize obvious quality problems

  • Must have experience operating front end loaders. 

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must have basic product knowledge to recognize obvious quality problems.
  • Must have experience operating front end loaders.
  • Current driver’s license and reliable source of transportation.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, customers, and the general public at all times.
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to the Pennsy Supply, Inc. Safety Manual.
  • Strict adherence to the Pennsy Supply, Inc. policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as assigned.


About Pennsy Supply

Pennsy Supply operated in Pennsylvania as a family run business producing asphalt, aggregates, and concrete as well as providing construction services until joining the CRH family in 1993. With being a part of the CRH family they are now a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top 5 ready mixed concrete producers in the Unites States. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability



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!


Pennsy Supply, 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:  Jul 3, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Front End, Supply, Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Technology, Operations, Manufacturing