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Heavy Equipment Operator - Quarry


Company: Concrete Materials/Sweetman Construction Department: Aggregate
Location: Sioux Falls, SD Hiring Manager: Molly J Smith
Closing Date: 07/13/2019 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Summary

Operates straight or articulated rubber tired tractor type vehicle equipped with front mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage or processing areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers, chutes, rail cars, or trucks by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel to operate loader.
Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front end loader forward to force bucket into bulk material.
Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material.
Performs routine maintenance on loader such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
Assist Plant Operator and Maintenance as needed and directed by supervisor.
Will be responsible for driving Rock Truck in Quarry, operating Jaw/Rock Crusher and Front-End Loader.
Other duties may be assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to operate front end loader.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid driver's license required.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Climb ladder to access operator’s cab.

Certain job tasks may require you to wear a half mask respirator in which you will need to meet the osha guidelines based on 1910.134(g)(1)(i).

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Typical hours during Production season are Sunday-Thursday 5pm-5am and 1-4 Saturdays per month. Typical hours during Maintenance season are Monday-Thursday 5pm-3am.
How To Apply
Concrete Materials/Sweetman/Ellis & Eastern and Rail to Road are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. 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.

Apply online at www.cmcsd.com or mail completed application to Sweetman Construction Co., 1500 North Sweetman Place, Box 84140, Sioux Falls, SD 57118-4140
Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
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MDU Resources Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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