Crusher Helper

ASARCO LLC
Kearny , AZ , US
Competitive
Oct 04, 2021
Nov 03, 2021
2655
Full Time
English
POSITION OVERVIEW

Entry level position for the Ray Mine Concentrator Operations working an 8 hour rotating shift as a Concentrator Laborer.

This position will be promoted to the Crusher Helper position: Safe and efficient cleanup and operation of equipment in the Crusher area with minimal supervision in a productive and safe manner and performance of duties of the next higher position in the line of flow.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS- CONCENTRATOR LABORER
  • Safely and efficiently operate the six (6) ore processing circuits at the Concentrator and Primary Crusher.
  • Operate equipment including overhead cranes, loaders, bobcats and forklifts.
  • Inspects, cleans, operates and maintains equipment such as crushers, conveyers, grinding mills, rock hoppers, feeders, screen decks, hydrocyclones, flotation equipment, filtration equipment, slurry pumps, slurry thickening equipment, dust suppression systems, trommel screens and tailings equipment.
  • Use of general hand tools including crescent wrenches, socket wrenches, air impact wrenches, allen wrenches, screw drivers, ball pen hammer, shovel, channel locks, nylon and wire cable slings.
  • Work is usually performed as part of a crew.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS- CRUSHER HELPER
  • Be proficient in the operation of the Crusher
  • Assist maintenance during mechanical down time.
  • Perform necessary cleanup in assigned areas.
  • Operate necessary heavy equipment to clean around the crusher.
  • Perform assigned duties in Concentrator when time permits.
  • Works safely around moving equipment while using required safety equipment.
  • Pre-operational check and servicing of all assigned mobile equipment.
  • Use small front end loader for cleanup when needed.
  • Reset metal detector when kicks out.
  • Pick wood from letter belts safely.
  • Un-choke crushers and chutes, and dig out overloaded belts.
  • Operation of dust scrubbers.
  • Dump ore cars.
  • Operation and checking of crusher oil re circulating equipment.
  • Awareness of environmentally sensitive areas and correct problems that may develop in the assigned area.
  • Keep foreman informed of any problems affecting assigned work.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to physically perform light to heavy work over extended periods of time, often under unfavorable working condition and inclement weather.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructional and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports.
  • Math skills with ability to compute rate, ratios, and percentage and interpret graphs and charts.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • HS Diploma or GED, AND
  • 1 year continuous employment as an operator at a metallic ore processing facility preferred, OR
  • 1 year certification from a college or technical school preferred, OR
  • 2 years continuous employment with a construction, production, or manufacturing facility preferred.

ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH & SAFETY
  • The job requires training or instruction in the area of environmental Awareness.
  • This job requires training or instruction in the area of Safety & Health awareness including completion of the appropriate OSHA and/or MSHA training.

The Ray mine is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping or just enjoying the view.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen.

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.