OldCastle Loader Operator - Dewey in Calera, Alabama

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APAC Central Inc., is an Oldcastle Materials Company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

Loader Operator Do you want to work for a company that values your skills? Do you want to work for a company that values safety above all else? Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! Apply for the Loader Operator today and jumpstart your career with the Oldcastle Materials family.

Job Description Summary The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.

  • Safely and efficiently operate a rubber tired or crawler type tractor with attached scoop type bucket on front end.

  • Excavates and loads excavated materials, loads material from stockpiles, charges batch plants, and loads trucks.

  • Operator will be responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers.

  • May require occasional lifting of 50 to 100 pounds unassisted.

  • When working with co-workers, constant eye contact will be maintained when backing, communicating using hand signals or other movements.

  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.

  • Follow directions of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.

  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the Foreman.

  • Perform daily pre–and–post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.

  • Assist in training less–experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing and repair of equipment to further their abilities.

  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.

Work Requirements The ideal candidate will:

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.

  • Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.

  • Willing to travel and work away from home when required.

  • Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

  • Report to work at the designated start time.

  • Be able to work overtime when required.

  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.

  • Climbing, stretching, driving/steering, sitting, twisting, vibration, riding on rough terrain. Use of hand tools such as wrenches and screwdrivers.

  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.

  • Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.

Education/Experience

  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.

  • Previous related experience in the construction field and/or training.

What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

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APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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