Heavy Equipment Operator - Loader
Company: Vulcan Materials Company
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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
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
Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.
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
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,
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
Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and
Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and
Training and Development. We see our development programs and
helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our
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
NOTICE TO TEMPORARY STAFFING AGENCIES, PLACEMENT SERVICES AND
Vulcan Materials Company has an internal recruiting department.
Please review our policy as it relates to the use of temporary
staffing agencies, placement services and professional
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