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Lehigh Hanson Machinist in Lockport, Illinois

AutoReqId: 11659BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Lockport-IL

Job Posting:


Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Machinist.

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.


Do you pride yourself in the ability to fix anything? The Machinist position is critical to support plant needs by ensuring a safe and productive work environment. This position requires a welding certification. You will have the opportunity to tackle new challenges each day.

  • Make repairs on all stationary equipment used in the manufacturing process.

  • Measure, inspect, and make required adjustments to achieve correct product dimensions.

  • Operate equipment such as horizontal lathe, drill press, shaper, etc.

  • Maintain working area in a clean, orderly and safe condition.

  • Report defective materials and faulty equipment to supervisor immediately.

  • Disassemble and reassemble plant equipment and machinery.

  • Accurate use of micrometers and all type of calipers.

  • Observe company policies, safety rules and regulations.

  • Performs other miscellaneous mechanical and maintenance duties as assigned.

  • Drive and promote a culture of safety and promote a safe work environment.

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

This position will be based in Lockport, IL. The position may require traveling to various Chicagoland, Southern Illinois, and Northwest Indiana sites.


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 3 to 5 years experience in heavy manufacturing industry to include all phases of milling and machining.

  • Manual Machinist.

  • Basic knowledge and ability to operator horizontal lathes, drill presses, shapers, micrometers, and all types of calipers.

  • Working knowledge of blueprints to make repairs on all fixed equipment.

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds

  • Ability to work on large equipment

  • Ability to work different extended hours, holidays and/or overtime required

  • 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 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment


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.

Negotiated union rates.

Must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship.

No search firms, please.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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