Lafarge North America Mobile Equipment Operator in Alpena, Michigan


PURPOSE Mobile operators are given primary responsibility of performing all plant and quarry tasks that require the use of heavy mobile equipment. The associated equipment of the limestone quarry and the plant equipment are also considered equipment to be operated through mobile operators.



  • Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) policies to assume that environmental, health and safety are the first priority of the business.

  • Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist the department as needed to improve EHS performance and results.

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  • Haul truck operator of a maximum of 90 ton size

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  • Front end loader 962G, 980, 988, IT28 operator

  • Front end production loader 992G & 992


Each operator becomes a member of one of the two teams and rotates to another team on a frequent basis. The teams are limestone quarry and plant mobile equipment with a salaried supervisor coordinating team activities. Tasks and equipment utilized are changed per requirements of plant needs; therefore, individuals must possess a variety of task skills.



Required Education:High school diploma or equivalentRequired work experince: 1-2 years experience in operating heavy mining equipment (off road haul trucks, front end loader, bull dozer, scraper, drill)

Additional requirements:

  • Must pass all plant minimum required hiring qualifications

  • Work well in a team and a minimum supervised setting

  • Must be willing to work holidays, weekends various shifts and overtime as directed

  • Demonstrated ability for positive contributions when working within teams

  • Must be willing to accept change and strive for improvement

  • Must possess basic computer skills

  • Possess communication skills

  • Valid Driver’s License

ADA Limitations

While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to travel through a cement plant, i.e. walk over obstacles, climb stairs and ladders, lift heavy or awkward parts, wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, fall protection, respirators etc.). The employee will at times be exposed to extremely hot/cold, dusty, noisy, or dark situations. At times, work will be performed at great heights or in small confined spaces.


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Requisition ID 2017-3370

of Openings 2

Job Locations US-MI-Alpena

Category Operations

Product Line Cement

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