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Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 7512BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Bloomsburg-PA

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role:

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. The Group employs approximately 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with large equipment? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Load Operator . This position will be responsible for the operation of mining equipment and/or for operating quarry equipment.

This position will reside in Bloomsburg, PA .

What you'll get to do:

  • Operate heavy equipment to maximize productivity and minimize wear and tear

  • Recognize and estimate weight when loading trucks and in stock piles

  • Perform manual labor in outdoors and all weather conditions

  • Conduct all pre and post shift inspections and maintenance on equipment and working environment

  • Work on the off shifts and weekends

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures

Who we are looking for:

  • Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)

  • Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience

  • Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience is a plus

  • MSHA training 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 same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

Benefits & Compensation:

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.

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Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

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