Lehigh Hanson Materials Handling Operator in Jacksonville, Florida

AutoReqId: 6787BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Production

Primary Location: Jacksonville-FL

Job Posting:

The Company and the Role

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified full-time Material Handling Operator.

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, a global leader in aggregates, cement, concrete, and other downstream activities. The Group employs over 60,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in 60 countries.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

Overview

This position is responsible for unloading rail cars and assisting with loading bulk trucks, as well as housekeeping throughout the plant, and is responsible for cement silo valve position changes and nightly silo level measurements.

What you’ll get to do

  • Operate a track mobile to position rail cars for unloading and ensures rail cars are empty before work is considered complete.

  • Loads trucks and ensure they are not overloaded and with the correct material.

  • Keep the plant in a clean, safe and reliable condition.

  • Inspect all hoppers, feeders, belts, elevators and other auxiliary equipment for safety, housekeeping, malfunctions, out-of-adjustments, equipment failures or potential failures, proper lubrication, and air leaks prior to use. Observe mechanical devices in operation and listens for unusual sounds from machines or equipment. Notify supervisor of all safety, housekeeping or maintenance issues that are found during inspection that require additional assistance.

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment as needed.

  • Open and close valves located on cement silo tops to divert product to designated silo. Responsible for checking that all valves are in position required to prevent any potential contamination. Responsible for inspecting silo tops for safety, housekeeping, malfunctions, out-of-adjustments, equipment failures or potential failures, and air leaks. Responsible for monitoring operation and condition of silo dust collection systems. Responsible for making adjustments or clearing ductwork to assure proper function of silo dust collection systems. Notify supervisor of all safety, housekeeping or maintenance issues that are found during inspection that require additional assistance.

  • Measure all cement silo levels each night at midnight for plant inventory purposes.

  • Assist with plant shutdown duties as required.

Who we are looking for

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

  • 1 -2 years general labor and maintenance experience

  • Must be able to carry 50 pounds on a regular basis

  • Equipment operation skills a plus

  • Must be able to work flexible hours

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