Lehigh Hanson Yard Loader Operator in Thornton, Illinois
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Thornton-IL
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Yard Loader Operator at the Thornton Quarry in Thornton, IL.
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. The Group employs approximately 45,000 people and operates in around 40 countries.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS
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.
Load customer trucks in a safe and accurate manner.
Communicate with customer truck drivers to ensure quality service.
Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic.
Responsible for lubrication of truck and performing minor repairs on equipment
Other job duties as assigned.
SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONS
Prefer 2 years prior heavy equipment experience
Excellent customer service skills necessary
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