Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Loader Operator in Thornton, Illinois

AutoReqId: 20048BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: 42.50

Department: Production

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Yard Loader Operator for our Thornton facility located in 620 W. 183rd. Street Thornton, IL 60476

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 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 Yard Loader Operator . This position will be responsible for efficient control of the raw materials and replenishment process.

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.

  • Conduct a complete pre- and post-shift safety inspection daily.

  • Responsible for knowing aggregate products.

  • Able to estimate weight when loading trucks either visually or grade, maintain stockpiles.

  • Load customer trucks in a safe and accurate manner.

  • Communicate with customer truck drivers to ensure quality service.

  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic.

  • Responsible for lubrication of truck and performing minor repairs on equipment

  • Other job duties as assigned.

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

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Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace

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