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Heavy Equipment Operator (Quarry) - Sumterville, FL 1 1

Sumterville, FL, US, 33585

Suwannee American Cement


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Suwannee American Cement Company, part of CRH Americas Materials, is the second largest cement supplier in the state of Florida with two world-class cement plants - one located in Branford, FL and the other in Sumterville, FL – as well as an import facility in Port Manatee, FL. Since 2003, we have been manufacturing high-quality cement for the Florida and Southern Georgia construction markets. We are recognized as an industry leader in producing high-quality cement, adopting sustainable practices and reducing the environmental impact of the cement production process. Suwannee American Cement Company has successful, ongoing initiatives focused on quality, the environment and its employees. We value our people – employees, customers, vendors and community members.  We strive to offer the best and friendliest customer service and have the commitment, passion and technology to supply the highest quality product. Our core values include a Safe Workplace, Integrity & Trust and the Development of our employees to succeed and grow with the company.    We promote a strong safety culture, and have dedicated professionals who are focused on their own safety and the safety of their co-workers.



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, respnsibly and proficiently operates and loads equipment for the movement of raw material to and around the plant for production observing all safety rules.
  • Expected t operate equipment with a high degree of competency, skill and proficiency.
  • Greases, ils, and performs minor repairs on equipment.
  • Cnducts daily equipment inspections. Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment.
  • Remves build up from under or around quarry crushers, beltlines, and reclaimers.
  • Organizes and plans maintenance each day. Prepares fr scheduled maintenance.
  • Fllows all plant safety policies and procedures.
  • Fllows established traffic patterns avoiding road hazards and other hazardous conditions.
  • Listens fr 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 god housekeeping practices on equipment.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new r repaired parts.
  • All ther 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.

  • High Schol diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 2-3 years’ experience perating heavy equipment such as load and/or haul truck, or related experience preferred.
  • Valid Drivers’ License and the ability t safely operate large vehicles.
  • Wrk overtime, odd and unscheduled hours as required and share on-call duties
  • Ability t perform tasks that include walking, driving, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces and occasionally lifting up to 50 lbs.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements:

  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knwledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knwledge of equipment used, machines and tools, including their uses, repair of, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technlogy -- Knwledge 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.
  • Envirnmental – Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.


Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Ability t safely work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.
  • Ability t perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.
  • Ability t lift up to 50 lbs. 


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!


Suwannee American Cement, LLC. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Orlando

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