Lehigh Hanson Blaster Helper in Torrance, Pennsylvania
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Torrance-PA
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 Blaster Helper. This position requires the safe and proficient handling of explosives. This position also requires the safe and efficient operation of mobile equipment used for the blasting process.
Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.
Willing to work in an underground environment
Work from a man basket at heights of up to 50 feet
Hand scale loose material with a pry bar
Use hand tools and operate mobile equipment including manlift, pickup trucks and explosives auger/bulk trucks
Lay out drill patterns utilizing survey spads and string lines
Other duties as assigned
This position will be based at Torrance, PA.
HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
High school diploma or GED
Accurately perform basic math, addition and subtraction
Work up to 12+ hours per day/6 days per week when needed
Reliable transportation to and from work
Pass a Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms background check - clean record required
MSHA Part 48 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, work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
Frequently lift 50 pounds; occasionally lift up to 75 pounds and carrying 50 lb. boxes/bags of blasting agents.
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