Heavy Equipment Operator - Loader

Location: Wellford SC Posted Date: August 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 190001EL Careermine Job Id: 1795844
Build Your Career. Build America’s Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it’s more than starting an exciting career – you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time .

What You’ll Do:

Champion Safety. Take an active role in prioritizing safety throughout the operation for yourself and others at all times in accordance with MSHA and Vulcan standards. Follow established traffic patterns, avoiding hazardous conditions and immediately reporting any unsafe conditions.

Operate Mobile Equipment Loaders. Operate mobile equipment loaders to load aggregates for processing, feed the plant, and safely load customers’ trucks with desired specification product within legal load limits. Operate a loader to strip and prep the site for mining and to push material closer to the feeder for processing.

Monitor Materials. Maintain an adequate feed of materials and maintain stockpiles. Visually inspect materials for compliance with specifications.

Perform Inspections and Maintenance. Perform thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections and accurately completes daily mobile equipment reports. Observe the plant and report any necessary maintenance or adjustments that may be required. Clean yard and plant areas. Participate in maintenance, repair, and general plant housekeeping activities.Skills You’ll Need :

Experience. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in operating loaders and dozers in a plant environment.

Functional and Safety Knowledge. Must have a solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment and specifications of different finished materials. Must have the ability to recognize various products by sight and understand proper plant operation. Must have a solid knowledge and understanding of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations. Must have hazard recognition skills.

Flexibility. Must be able to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

Ready to Drive. Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean driving record.

Interpersonal Skills. Must have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Must respond to inquiries promptly and follow through to address issues.

What You’ll Like About Us :

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impact daily lives – and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States .

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more .

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.