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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Georgia-pacific Llc
Location: Sweetwater
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:


Heavy Equipment Operators

Are you a self-directed, motivated individual with experience operating heavy mobile equipment? If so, our Sweetwater, TX Gypsum facility is seeking a qualified individual to join our team as a Heavy Equipment Operator. Heavy Equipment Operators create value by safely mining gypsum rock that is delivered to the facility for processing and production. Successful operators work collaboratively with their teammates to ensure the facility meets its goals in safety, production, and quality. This position pays up to $30/hr.

Georgia-Pacific offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life, 401(k), accident and sickness, paid holidays and vacations, as well as overtime opportunities. This position is also eligible for relocation assistance.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Efficiently and safely operate heavy mobile equipment of various sizes and weights associated with open pit mining
  • Perform minor service and maintenance on equipment
  • Recognize and document potential job hazards in compliance with company policies
  • Work as a team to help meet or exceed production, waste and quality goals
  • Perform general housekeeping duties to continuously maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for at least eight (8) hours
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include safety equipment
  • Work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed

    The Experience You Will Bring
    • Six (6) months or more of experience operating one or more of the following in the construction and/or mining field:
      • End dump truck - Caterpillar 770 class or larger, Komatsu 325 class or higher
      • Excavator- Caterpillar 325 class or larger
      • Front-end loader - Caterpillar 966 class or larger
      • Dozer- Caterpillar D8 class or larger
        What Will Put You Ahead
        • One (1) year or more of mining experience
        • Experience operating continuous surface mining equipment
        • High school diploma or GED
          Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

          At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidates knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

          Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.

          Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

          This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdfby Jobble

Keywords: Georgia-pacific Llc, Abilene , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Sweetwater, Texas

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