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Portable Asphalt Loader Operator

Company: Vulcan Materials Company
Location: Abilene
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

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If you are a current Vulcan Materials employee, please apply with your personal email address.

Job Description

Build Your Career. Build America's Future.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it's more than starting an exciting career - you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.

When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.

What You'll Do:

Location. Position is based out of Eastland, Texas. However, the position is for a portable asphalt plant

and will be responsible for traveling with the plant.

Shift. Primarily days but business needs may require working nights.

Champion Safety. Take an active role in prioritizing safety throughout the operation for yourself and

others at all times in accordance with OSHA and MSHA plus Vulcan standards. Follow each locations

established traffic patterns and avoid hazardous conditions. Immediately reporting any unsafe

conditions making appropriate corrections to address unsafe behavior.

Operate Mobile Equipment Loaders. Operate mobile equipment loaders to load aggregates for

processing/feeding the plant. Keeping and maintaining stockpiles for the plant.

Monitor Materials. Maintain an adequate feed of materials and maintain stockpiles. Visually inspect

materials for compliance with specifications. Report any potential concerns to supervisor and quality

control.

Perform Inspections and Maintenance. Perform thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections and

accurately completes daily mobile equipment reports. Observe the plant and report any necessary

maintenance or adjustments that may be required. Clean yard and plant areas. Participate in

maintenance, repair, and general plant housekeeping activities.

Demonstrate Teamwork. Portable asphalt position requires the crew to operate without on-site daily

direction from supervisor. Must be willing to work effectively with established team. Position will have

responsibility for operating the plant and general support in addition to being an equipment operator.

Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Experience. Must have a minimum of 2 years' experience in operating loaders in a plant environment.

Functional and Safety Knowledge. Must have a solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of

the equipment and specifications of different finished materials. Must have the ability to recognize

various products by sight and understand proper plant operation. Must have a solid knowledge and

understanding of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations. Must have hazard recognition skills.

Flexibility. Must be able to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company

demands. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to

loud noises.

Ready to Drive. Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Interpersonal Skills. Must have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team

environment. Must respond to inquiries promptly and follow through to address issues.

Qualifications

Skills You'll Need:

Experience. Must have a minimum of 2 years experience in operating loaders and dozers in a plant environment.

Functional and Safety Knowledge. Must have a solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment and specifications of different finished materials. Must have the ability to recognize various products by sight and understand proper plant operation. Must have a solid knowledge and understanding of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations. Must have hazard recognition skills.

Flexibility. Must be able to work overtime and extended hours depending on customer and company demands. Must be able to work outside in all types of weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noises.

Ready to Drive. Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record.

Interpersonal Skills. Must have good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Must respond to inquiries promptly and follow through to address issues.

What You'll Like About Us:

Great Company Culture. Our people share a competitive drive for excellence in an environment of trust, teamwork, open-mindedness, and communication.

Safe. Industry leader in health and safety standards. We are committed to creating a safe work environment and protecting all employees and customers.

Meaningful Work. What sets us apart is the work we do impact daily lives - and every employee contributes. Our aggregates produced are used to build roads, schools, hospitals, airports, and housing throughout the United States.

Health Benefits. Medical, Dental, Vision programs, plus much more.

Rest and Relaxation. Paid vacation, personal floating days, and paid holidays.

Prepare for the Future. 401(k) with company match and contribution.

Training and Development. We see our development programs and helping our employees meet their goals as a key part of our business.

Vulcan Materials Company is committed to employing a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability. You also have the right to be free from discrimination for medical needs arising from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions.

NOTICE TO TEMPORARY STAFFING AGENCIES, PLACEMENT SERVICES AND PROFESSIONAL RECRUITERS

Vulcan Materials Company has an internal recruiting department. Please review our policy as it relates to the use of temporary staffing agencies, placement services and professional recruiters.

Posting Date

06/02/2021

Keywords: Vulcan Materials Company, Abilene , Portable Asphalt Loader Operator, Other , Abilene, Texas

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