Heavy Equipment Operator

Fort Hood, TX

Job description

Heavy Equipment Operator

Housing Per Diem Available for Qualified Applicants!


POSITION SUMMARY

Reporting to the Lead Operator or Foreman, this position will be responsible for operating mobile processing equipment systems. This position will operator front-end loaders, scrapers, bulldozers and other heavy equipment.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Operates front-end loader, scraper, bulldozer and other equipment
  • Monitors and controls plant operating systems. Makes adjustments based on production objectives and QA lab results.
  • Constantly reviews the operation of the plant to monitor production and quality, anticipating and solving problems in a timely manner, and identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Participates in projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Participates in plant maintenance program.
  • Communicates directly with the shift lead to coordinate and identify maintenance and repair needs.
  • Performs preventive maintenance activities as required.
  • Proficient in cross-function operations, including Wet Plant, Dry Plant and Loadout Operations 
  • Comfortable working outside in the elements;
  • Performing general labor such as plant clean-up and Housekeeping

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Sufficient education to make appropriate arithmetic equations and complete written documentation and records

 

Experience & Skills:

  • One to two years + experience in silica, aggregate or similar facility preferred.
  • Strong mechanical knowledge in plant maintenance and rolling stock; prior experience operating front end loader, scraper, and bull dozer and other support equipment.

 

Other Requirements:

  • Work in this position is performed in a plant, processing or trans loading environment and subject to mandatory, regular medical screening as outlined in the company safety programs that is position related and consistent with business necessity.
  • Safety glasses, hard hat and steel toe boots must be worn at all times


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