Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Equipment Operator in Boardman, Oregon

AutoReqId: 18694BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: 27.94

Department: Production

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking an Equipment Operator to join our team in Boardman, Oregon.

As an Equipment Operator, you will load trucks, feed plants and stockpile to assure consistent and

ongoing production of materials. You will also provide routine maintenance of processing plants and

conveyance systems.

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates, and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

What You'll Get to Do:

  • Operate mobile equipment on plant property (loader, haul truck, water truck, etc.)

  • Maintain cleanliness of plant work areas

  • Assist with plant tasks including lubrication, maintenance, repairs

  • Transport materials to and from storage and shop areas

  • Utilize equipment in a manner to maximize productivity and minimize wear and down time

  • Report mechanical or maintenance issues with equipment

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company

  • policies and procedures and rules/laws specified by site, city, state, federal

  • Perform daily equipment inspections, as well as identify and assist in correcting unsafe condition

Essential Experience and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • 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 and be a team player

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Capable of learning through on-the-job training

  • Good attendance and punctuality a must.

  • Display or have some mechanical aptitude for minor preventative maintenance and pre-shift

  • inspections.

  • Report any deviations from the norm that might impact product quality or processing

  • efficiencies.

  • Ability to work in year-round weather conditions, extremes of hot and cold weather.

  • Must have the physical ability to: climb, stoop, bend, squat, lift (up to 75 lbs.), sit and stand for

  • extended periods of time, kneel, climb ladders, and walk on varied terrain

  • Must be able to work flexible schedule with flexible hours, hours vary; overtime work,

  • weekends, and nights may be required.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Previous experience in open pit mining operations and aggregate products is an asset

What We Have to Offer:

  • $27.94 / hour (Note: Pay and benefits contingent upon current Local No. 701 AFL-CIO)

  • PTO: 88 hours

  • Paid sick time in accordance with state law

  • 9 paid holidays.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check.

Work Environment:

Role operations primarily in environments where the conditions include moving mechanical equipment, inclement weather, heat, cold, humidity, and elevated.

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