Lehigh Hanson Plant and Heavy Equipment Operator in Athens, Illinois
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Athens-IL
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING
We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.
We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.
We’re a tight-knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
If you like to operate large machinery, work on moving parts and consider yourself a “Night Owl”, we have the perfect job for you! Lehigh Hanson is seeking a dependable Plant Operator for 2nd shift. This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of an aggregate plant’s crushing and screening process to produce finished aggregate products.
Operate/program the automated crushing and screening equipment for the quarry
Visually observe and monitor gauges and of all equipment while in operation to maintain proper flow of material on belts, crushers, and screens
Maintain strong communications with all other plant employees to ensure efficient and safe workflow from quarry to crusher
Identify appropriate material to produce quality aggregate material per job specifications
Communicate with quality control personnel and make required adjustments to material blends
Perform routine maintenance on conveyor belts and crushing equipment including splicing, replacing idlers, pulleys, drive belts, bearings, changing of screens, cleaning and lubrication
Shut down equipment as required in the event of an emergency, blockages or end of shift; coordinate/assist in required repairs
Operate heavy equipment, such as dozer, front end loader, skid steer or other heavy machinery
Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; MSHA Part 48 training a plus
This position will be based in Athens, IL on 2nd shift.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
High school diploma or GED required
2 years prior experience in the aggregate industry preferred; experience in aggregate plant operation and maintenance a plus
Highly dependable, ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Prior experience operating mobile equipment (haul truck, skid steer, etc.) and machinery a plus
Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in the same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
No search firms, please.
Lehigh Hanson is a drug-free workplace.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled