Pay Class: Hourly
Hourly Pay Rate: $ 25 - $ 27
Line of Business: Aggregates
Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Pit Loader Operator for our Aggregate facility located at our Habersham Quarry in Demorest, GA.
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
Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with large equipment? Heidelberg Materials is seeking a qualified Pit Load Operator . This position will be responsible for the operation of mining equipment and/or for operating quarry equipment.
Operate heavy equipment to maximize productivity and minimize wear and tear
Recognize and estimate weight when loading trucks and in stock piles
Perform manual labor in outdoors and all weather conditions
Conduct all pre and post shift inspections and maintenance on equipment and working environment
Work on the off shifts and weekends
Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures
What We Are Looking For
Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)
Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience
Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience is a plus
MSHA training a plus
Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
No search firms please
Heidelberg Materials is a drug free workplace
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled