Lehigh Hanson Excavator Operator in Merced, California
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Merced-CA
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Excavator Operator for it's Merced, CA Aggregate operation. The Excavator Operator is responsible for loading haul trucks in pit area.
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. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
Conduct a thorough safety inspection daily on equipment and fill out all required paperwork
Safe, effective utilization of equipment to load haul trucks and clear overburden ahead of mining operation
Assist in moving pit pumps
Daily preventive maintenance and lubrication of equipment
Monitor unusual vibrations, noise or wear patterns and inform supervisor
Other job duties as assigned
Skills and Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent required
2 years prior excavator (or other large mobile equipment) experience preferred
Previous experience in open pit mining operations and aggregate products a plus
Ability to work different shifts, holidays and/or overtime as required
MSHA Part 48 training a plus
Have some mechanical knowledge
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
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled