Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Mount Vernon, Kentucky

AutoReqId: 4085BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Mount Vernon-KY

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Loader Opr in Mt. Vernon, KY

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS

  • Operate a wheel loader to load company haul trucks in the pit.

  • Conduct a complete pre- and post-shift safety inspection daily.

  • Responsible for knowing aggregate products.

  • Able to estimate weight when loading trucks either visually or grade, maintain stockpiles.

  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic.

  • Responsible for lubrication of loader and performing minor repairs on equipment

  • Other job duties as assigned.

  • Ability to work Saturdays as needed

SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prefer 2 years prior heavy equipment experience

  • Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience

  • Frequently lift 10 pounds; occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • MSHA training a plus

Complies with all federal, state and local guidelines

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled