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Lehigh Hanson Utility Operator in Union City, California

AutoReqId: 10580BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Union City-CA

Job Posting:

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

The Utility Operator (UO) will be responsible for loading customer's trucks and unloading railcars including the handling of Bills of Lading and input of data into company’s priority Cement Management System. The UO will also conduct silo measurements for inventory purposes. The UO will assists with general plant maintenance and clean-up activities as directed by the Terminal Manager.

  • The ability to safely and efficiently load bulk trucks

  • Safely operate equipment to move, load and unload rail cars

  • Able to stand for long periods of time and climb flights of stairs

  • Good people skills and must be able to multi-task

  • Be able to operate a forklift and railcar mover

  • Understand and demonstrate use of the load out and reclaim system

  • Perform basic maintenance and housekeeping duties

  • Proactive approach to safety. Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental legislation, regulations, and company policies and procedures. Report any unsafe condition, accidents or incidents to supervisor immediately.

  • Maintain work areas in a clean, organized, and safe manner.

  • Work with plant management to identify problems and potential problems that need to be addressed.

  • Perform plant inspections and complete inspection documentation.

  • Able to work some Saturdays.

  • Regular and on-time attendance.

  • Able to work the early shift (3 a.m. or earlier as needed by our customer's schedules)

This position will be based in Union City.

HERE’S WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.

  • Experience in resolving problems and dealing with difficult situations.

  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions relating to maintenance and products

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Understand and demonstrate basic computer skills

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed, with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Minimum of two years of operating experience

  • Ability to work overtime and weekend shifts

  • General Maintenance skills/knowledge a plus

  • Forklift and Front-End loader experience.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

BRING YOUR HUMBLE OVERACHIEVER ATTITUDE AND LET’S ELEVATE OUR COMPANY EVEN HIGHER!

At Lehigh Hanson, we care a great deal about your health which is why there is no waiting period to participate in highly competitive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance programs. In addition, we offer a 401(k) retirement savings plan with an automatic company contribution as well as matching contributions.

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

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