Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Portable Plant Lead Person in Dryden, New York

AutoReqId: 17607BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: $22.00

Department: Production

Line of Business: Aggregates

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Portable Plant Lead Person for our New York operations.

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 optimizing process flows? Heidelberg Materials is seeking a qualified Portable Plant Lead Person . This position will operate and manage a portable crushing/screening operation as well as monitor conveyor belts and related support/mobile equipment.

  • Operate portable crushing and screening equipment at various quarry locations

  • Operate excavator/loader feeding material to the plant while monitoring and regulating flow rate to optimize quality and quantity

  • Visually observe and monitor gauges on all equipment, while in operation, to maintain proper flow of material on belts, crushers and screens

  • Maintain strong communications with all other site employees to ensure efficient and safe workflow

  • Identify appropriate material to produce quality aggregate material per job specifications

  • Communicate with quality control personnel and make required adjustments to material blends

  • Perform routine maintenance on conveyor belts and crushing equipment including splicing, replacing idlers, pulleys, drive belts, bearings, changing of screens, cleaning and lubrication

  • Shut down equipment as required in the event of an emergency, blockages or end of shift; coordinate/assist in required repairs

  • Operate other heavy equipment as needed

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; MSHA Part 48 training a plus

  • Travel, with overnight stays, throughout New York State and neighboring States within the Northeast.

  • Other duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 2 years prior experience in the aggregate industry preferred; experience in aggregate plant operation and maintenance a plus

  • Highly dependable, ability to work in fast paced environment

  • This position will work the various shifts as needed. Overtime and working on weekends will be required.

  • Prior experience operating mobile equipment (haul truck, skid steer, etc.) and machinery 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 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

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Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace

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