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Loader Operator


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Materials
Location: Beaumont, TX Hiring Manager: John M Evans
Closing Date: 12/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Operate and maintain loader to feed conveyors, hoppers, or load trucks.
Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Valid and current Driver's License
- Willing to work late evenings, weekends and overtime as needed
- Experience operating heavy equipment
- Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and physical
- Good attendance is essential
Duties and/or Responsibilities:
- Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and keep equipment properly maintained.
- Safely and properly operate and perform maintenance on loader, and other equipment.
- Load trucks up to legal hauling weight limit.
- Maintain smooth, level haul roads.
- Maintain contaminate free aggregate piles.
- Inspect material; check gradation quality, oversize rocks, contaminants.
- Check for spillage on plant floor and clean up daily (assist with shoveling spillage).
- Always work safely, following all safety protocol, and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirments:
- Extensive walking on uneven surfaces
- Lift and carry up to 100 pounds
- Exposure to dust, fumes, odors
- Hand eye coordination
- Exposure to mists, adhesives, acids
- Frequent and/or extended periods requiring kneeling, bending, and/or twisting
- Operating equipment at night under artificial lighting
- Working in all weather conditions for extended period of time
Benefits:
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions * Health Savings Account * Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply:
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If you are unable to apply online you can apply in person or mail your application to 4825 Romeda Road, Beaumont, TX 77705.
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