Lehigh Hanson Loader Operator in Savannah, Georgia
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Savannah-GA
Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Loader Operator.
The Loader Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. The Loader Operator must also maintain all equipment as directed per policies, procedures, and operator manuals.
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. HeidelbergCement employs some 57,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in more than 50 countries.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for the operation of front-end loader to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers and to load trucks or railcars.
Verify amount of aggregate in storage bins and fill hoppers to ensure adequate quantity and quality of raw materials is maintained.
Perform routine maintenance on loaders, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
Participate in making sure the quality and quantity of raw materials meets established standards.
Ensure assigned established performance indicators are met.
Work toward improvement of the assigned plant and surrounding area.
Follow established environmental procedures to ensure that the plant for which he/she is working is in compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and requirements.
Participate in ongoing minor maintenance and visual evaluations of plant and equipment.
Work with plant manager, batch person, and other personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and may recommend solutions to improve performance.
May haul cement and/or additives from storage area in bulk or bags.
Adhere to all Lehigh Hanson and OSHA rules and regulations at all times and wear proper safety equipment while on plant grounds.
Meet or exceed company safety standards.
Perform other job responsibilities as assigned by management.
Be able to read, write, and speak English
High school diploma preferred
Bilingual a plus
Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors.
Must wear protective equipment while at the location.
Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree.
Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. Job involves sitting most of the time, but also involves walking or standing for brief periods of time.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment.
Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled