Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Somerset, Kentucky
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Somerset-KY
WE GIVE DOWN-TO-EARTH A WHOLE NEW MEANING
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.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO
Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with large equipment? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Load Operator . This position will be responsible for the operation of mining equipment and/or for operating quarry equipment.
Operate heavy equipment to maximize productivity and minimize wear and tear
Recognize and estimate weight when loading trucks and in stockpiles
Perform manual labor in outdoors and all weather conditions
Conduct all pre and post-shift inspections and maintenance on equipment and working environment
Work on the off shifts and weekends
Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures
This position will be based in Somerset, Kentucky.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)
Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience including Dozer, Excavator, and Loader.
Open-pit mining operations and aggregate products experience is a plus
MSHA training a plus
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 the same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!
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