Lehigh Hanson Operator in Victoria, British Columbia
Line Of Business: Aggregates
Primary Location: Victoria-BC
Victoria Materials Depot is currently looking for a responsible, safe, and dependable Loader Operator to join our local team. As a Loader Operator/ Equipment Operator you will support plant needs by ensuring a safe and productive work environment. In this position, you will have the opportunity to use different skills every day as you learn the aggregate industry and fill in for vacancies in various areas of our plant.
Who We Are:
Victoria Materials Depot is part of the Lehigh Hanson group of companies. 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, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.
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. At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth.
Secure, long-term employment
Competitive wage and benefits package
Training and development
Opportunities for advancement
What You Will Get to Do:
Operate mobile equipment on plant property (loaders and Crushers)
Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures; assist with physical inspections of plant property/departments.
Who We Are Looking For:
High school diploma or GED required
Formal training and/or red seal certification and proven proficiency required
Previous experience in an open pit mine is an asset
Experience using (or ability to learn) plant mobile equipment
Desire to work cooperatively as part of a productive team
Ability to work safely, and independently without constant supervision
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Capable of learning through on the job training
Able to work inside and outside in year-round weather conditions
In good physical condition, able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs., sit and stand for extended periods of time, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain
Ability to work different extended hours, holidays and/or overtime required