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Univeral Aggregate Operator

Company: Calportland Careers
Location: Buckeye
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

*Job Summary*
The position requires the ability to work safely and efficiently in a multi-tasking environment. The Universal Aggregate Operator will be responsible for operating various pieces equipment (i.e dragline, crusher, wet plant, loader other equipment as assigned and trained) and maintaining consistent production levels.Efficiently operate machines with varying ground conditions. Responsibilities also include performing high levels of maintenance and machine servicing, identifying problems with the material being mined for quality problems. The Operator will be required to maintain a safe, clean, and environmentally compliant work area. A strong background in Aggregate Operations with an emphasis on strong dragline maintenance /repair skills. A successful candidate must be flexible and willing to transition from one position to another.

At CalPortland, were proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees. Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. Thats why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from. All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans. Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program. The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.



* Safe and efficient operate aggregate equipment, this includes housekeeping and maintaining a clean work area.
* Operation of dragline, 7 cubic yard or larger, in a safe and efficiently manner in order to achieve production goals.
* Conduct pre-operational inspections of all equipment to be operated, including dragline, to identify any safety hazards or maintenance requirements (i.e. fuel, grease etc.)
* Accurately judge distance and surrounding work areas (i.e distance to load hopper)
* Maintain clear and effective communication with supervisors, customers, and coworkers to help ensure smooth operations.
* Comply with operating practice and procedures, safety rules, and regulations per MSHA regulations. Follow safe practices and all CalPortland Safety policies and procedures.
* Conduct required pre/post trip inspections and submit daily vehicle/equipment inspection report.
* Understands the process flow of the plant and is diligent in producing a quality sand and gravel material. Ensuring sand and gravel material while ensuring that established production goals are met.
* Perform routine maintenance tasks on the dragline and all other aggregate equipment, including lubrication, inspection, and minor repairs, to ensure optimal performance and longevity.
* Successfully completes and maintains Method 9 Emissions certification.
* Other job duties as assigned.

High school diploma/GED


* Safely and efficiently operate aggregate equipment.
* Able to work extended hours including weekends. (i.e 12-hour workdays)
* Must have a valid Arizona Drivers License and have reliable transportation to work.
* Current MSHA Training Certification
* Able to work in wet and /or dry conditions and extreme heat and cold
* Must have effective communication and problem-solving skills.
* Work environment may include moving mechanical parts, airborne particles and moderate to loud noises, requiring the consistent use of appropriate PPE.
* Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of crushers, wash plants, conveyors, material washers, and various other types of fixed and mobile equipment used in the aggregate industry.
* Knowledge of the equipment and methods used in the production process, and related aspects of materials storage, handling, and distribution of aggregates.
* Experience as a heavy equipment operator including loaders, bull dozers, off road trucks and excavators.
*Physical Requirements:*

* Able to lift and or move 75 pounds on a routine basis, and 100 pounds on an occasional basis.
* Able to stand, walk, climb, bend, stretch, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, drive, ride, twist, push/pull of controls and ride on rough terrain.

*Conditions of Employment*

* Willing to provide own tools typically used in Aggregate Operations
* Experience welding and cutting.
* Preferred experience in dragline operations
Note: The above statements describe the general nature and responsibilities of the position. All employees may be required to perform other duties or responsibilities as assigned.
Candidate must submit to post offer pre-employment physical examination, and successfully complete drug/alcohol screen and background check.Will be subject to company required drug and alcohol testing program.


Keywords: Calportland Careers, Buckeye , Univeral Aggregate Operator, Other , Buckeye, Arizona

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