Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Oaks Corners, New York

AutoReqId: 7004BR

Line Of Business: HMA (Hot Mix Asphalt)

Department: Production

Primary Location: Oaks Corners-NY

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, 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.

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Loader Operator. Reporting to the Area manager and working foreman, this position will be responsible for maintaining the plant areas, assisting where necessary in the production process, and performing heavy maintenance tasks. Future responsibilities would include learning the operation of all on-site equipment, lubing and maintaining mobile equipment, learning heavy maintenance of all plant equipment.

This position will reside in Oaks Corners, NY .

What you’ll get to do:

  • Operate a wheel loader to load company haul trucks in the pit

  • Conduct a complete pre- and post-shift safety inspection daily

  • Responsible for knowing aggregate products

  • Able to estimate weight when loading trucks either visually or grade, maintain stockpiles.

  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic

  • Responsible for lubrication of loader and performing minor repairs on equipment

  • Other job duties as assigned

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

Who we are looking for:

  • Prefer 2 years prior heavy equipment experience

  • Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience

  • Frequently lift 10 pounds; occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

  • MSHA training a plus

  • Ability to work Saturdays as needed

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.

No search firms please.

Lehigh Hanson is a Drug Free Workplace

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