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Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Scaler Operator - Underground Limestone Mine in Torrance, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 19966BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: 22.50

Department: Production

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Scaler Operator for our Torrance facility located in Torrance, PA .

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.

This position is eligible for a sign on bonus of $2,000 paid out in 2 installments (each installment paid at: 6 months and 1 year).


Here at Heidelberg Materials, we recognize how military experience can successfully translate into the civilian workforce and we are committed to giving veterans opportunities.

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 Scaler Operator . This position will be responsible for operating a mechanical scaler removing loose limestone from pillars and the ceiling in our underground mine

  • Must be able to work safely and follow all federal and state laws and regulations as well as company and site-specific policies

  • Must be able and willing to work in an underground limestone mine environment with room heights of 27 feet tall and a year round temperature of 50-60 degrees

  • Must be able to safely and efficiently operate a mechanical scaler in a tight, underground environment

  • Must be able to conduct and document pre-operational safety inspections on assigned equipment

  • Must be able to visually evaluate roof and rib conditions

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

  • Available to work weekends and overtime as business demands dictate

  • Must be punctual and have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Must perform within the guidelines of federal, state and local regulatory agencies

  • Other job duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • Individual with a strong safety attitude

  • Available to work 10-12 hr shifts and Saturdays during crushing season required

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment such as Gradall 5110 / 7320 and Fletcher 4250 mine scalers

  • Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)

  • Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience

  • Underground mining operations and aggregate products experience is a plus

  • MSHA Part 48 training a plus but not required

  • Effective communication with mine foreman and management team.

  • 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

We Offer:

  • Secure, long-term employment

  • Competitive wage and benefits package

  • Paid training and development

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Overtime available

  • Weekly paycheck

  • Paid vacation and holidays

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Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace

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