Underground Miner

Location
McCook, Illinois, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Closes
Feb 12, 2021
Ref
11085BR
Work Term
Permanent
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING

We're Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials. 
 
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
 
We're a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth. We don't ask you to "fit in" to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
 
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO
 
Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Want to be on solid ground, work with your hands, and drive equipment for your career? Become an Underground Miner! You can't get anything more solid than that!  This position will be responsible for underground mining.  
 
  • Perform work in an underground environment
  • Operate the roof bolter to install roof bolts for mine roof stability
  • Visually evaluate roof and rib conditions continually
  • Perform Drilling for blast holes
  • Operate a mechanical scaler in a tight, underground environment
  • Ground control of scaling loose rock off the pillars and faces
  • Load and haul material with large loaders
  • Operate haul trucks
  • Perform utility work as needed
  • Work weekends and overtime as business demands dictate
  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic
  • Other job duties as assigned.
  • Work safely and follow all federal and state laws and regulations as well as company and site-specific policies
  • Conduct and document pre-operational safety inspections on assigned equipment
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.
 
This position will be based in McCook, IL 

HERE'S WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR    
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Prefer 2 years of prior heavy equipment experience
  • Experience working in an underground mine environment
  • Frequently lift 50 pounds; occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.
  • MSHA Part 48 training a plus
  • Must pass ATF background investigation
  • Complies with all federal, state, and local guidelines.
  • Physical Requirements:  sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in the same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
 
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET'S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
 
No search firms, please.
 
Must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship.
 
Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free workplace.