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Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator - Sandy Flat Quarry in Taylors, South Carolina

AutoReqId: 8816BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Taylors-SC

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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.


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.

You are expected to work overtime on a regular basis. Our work hours at Sandy Flat are M-F 6:30am till 5:30pm and Saturday 6:30am till 12:30pm.

  • Intermediate to advance experience operating a 990 and/or 988,

  • Operate safely with a high degree of competence, skill and proficiency to maximize production and minimize wear and tear on the equipment.

  • This position will help with pit expansion and operate a pit loader to optimize production through our primary plant.

  • Attention to detail by preforming a thorough pre-tip and post-trip inspecting of fluids level and accurately complete daily mobile equipment reports.

  • Fuel equipment at the end of each shift.

  • Maintain good housekeep of each equipment operated.

  • Assist with maintenance, repairs, and housekeeping at the plant by performing manual labor in outdoors in all weather conditions (i.e., heat, rain, cold, etc).

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. Performing duties safely, responsibly, and proficiently.

This position will be based at Sandy Flat Quarry, Taylors, SC.


  • Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)

  • Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience

  • 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 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


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.

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Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

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