Dragline Operator Job Description Sample
Overview of Vulcan Materials Company
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. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.
Vulcan Materials Company looks for team members looking to start or continue a rewarding career. Vulcan offers a generous total rewards package, a diverse and inclusive culture, and opportunities for professional development. 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.
Summary Description of Position
This individual is responsible operating mobile equipment such as dragline, loaders, dozers, etc. in a sand and gravel mining operation. Will operate loaders (980, 988, etc.) to load aggregates for processing, feed the plant(s) and to safely load customers trucks with desired specification product within legal load limits.
Will operate a dozer to strip and prep the site for mining and to push material closer to the feeder for processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate feed of materials, as required and maintaining stockpiles, cleans yard and plant areas. Individual will performs thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections and accurately completes daily mobile equipment reports; perform duties safely, responsibly and proficiently while observing all safety, health and environmental rules and practices.
Must follow established traffic patterns avoiding tire hazards and other hazardous conditions and promptly report any unsafe conditions. Will maintain good housekeeping practices on equipment and in the plant. Observe the plant and report any necessary maintenance or adjustments that may be required and visually checks material being produced for compliance with specifications. In addition, this position will participate in maintenance, repair, and general plant housekeeping activities.
This individual will also assist and/or participate in maintenance and repair, as well as housekeeping activities. This includes inspecting the condition of the machinery and documenting items in need of repair or service; diagnosing problems and performing mechanical repair and maintenance; replacing or repairing defective parts using hand tools, power tools, cutting torches, and welding equipment; rebuilding or fabricating parts; reading technical manuals: and may order parts from central services or outside suppliers/vendors.
May drive a pick-up truck or maintenance vehicle in the plant and/or to pick-up parts from local vendors.
May also assist in maintenance and repair activities for the asphalt plant.
Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A minimum of two years previous experience in operating dragline, loaders and dozers (980, 988, D8, etc.) in a sand and gravel plant is required. This position also requires solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment as well as specifications of different finished materials.
SPECIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a valid Florida driver's license with a clean driving record. Must be able to perform an accurate and thorough pre and post shift inspection, have working knowledge of the equipment in order to recognize needed repairs required and possess excellent defensive driving skills.
Must have the ability to climb ladders and operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner; have knowledge and understanding of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations; perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner; and possess hazard recognition skills. This position also required solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment as well as specifications of different finished materials. Must be able to recognize various products by sight and to understand proper plant operation.
Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Must be punctual and dependable, initiate and take action before being required to do so, and use time efficiently. Must be safety conscious and respond to inquiries promptly and follow through to ensure the situation is taken care of correctly.
Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.
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:
Promote Safety. Take an active role in prioritizing safety throughout the operation for yourself and others at all times in accordance with MSHA and Vulcan standards.
Repair and Maintain Heavy Equipment. Assist coworkers with performing minor repairs on mobile and fixed equipment, including replacing or repairing defective parts using hand tools, power tools, cutting torches, and welding equipment.
Inspect Equipment. Review pre-shift and post-shift inspection reports, lubrication reports, and service records of dragline to ensure safety and performance. Inspect the wear, alignment, and function of the crane for any defective parts or equipment.
Perform General Physical Activities. Perform a variety of tasks assisting with the operation and housekeeping of the plant, including cleaning, washing, shoveling, and using hand tools.
Skills You'll Need:
Experience. Previous experience working on diesel or heavy construction equipment is preferred.
Knowledge of Best Practices. Knowledge of general principles and practices regarding communication, safety, and operation of heavy equipment is preferred.
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.
Mechanical Skills. Must have some knowledge of industrial tools, their uses and maintenance.
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 up 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.
Operates dragline to excavate raw aggregate material from quarry pits/lakes. Maintains mechanical condition of dragline by inspecting and reporting items needing service or repair to maintenance personnel. May service and perform repairs to dragline with maintenance personnel as needed.
Operation Of Dragline H8 & H10
Operates dragline powered by diesel/hydraulic and electrical
Maneuvers dragline in and around the excavating area as safety permits and uses hand-levers and foot-pedals inside cab to operate dragline treads, boom, and cable to excavate material.
Ensures efficient and safe operation of equipment
Operates equipment safely, efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs
Visually inspects dragline at beginning and end of each shift and as needed
Reports equipment condition to quarry maintenance personnel
Performs other duties as instructed by supervisor
Complies with all Safety, Health, Environmental and other Company policies, procedures and requirements
Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
Assist maintenance personnel in performing repairs to dragline components
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years operating heavy equipment in an excavating environment
License: Valid drivers license required
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have sufficient level of education to understand oral and written instructions of a technical nature relating to equipment. Must have the ability to effectively communicate in English including reading and writing. Must have excellent judgment, hand-eye coordination, and judgment of ground integrity required
Operates horizontal directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans for a variety of jobs. Individuals must have knowledge of the underground process.
- Operator must be knowledgeable with all typical safety procedures and apply them at all times.
- Maintains company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines
- Assists with construction clean-up as necessary
- Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- Be able to dig, ability to run a plow is a plus
- Experienced in manhole work and concrete pouring
- Be able to run equipment such as mini excavators, backhoes, trenchers and a variety of drills
- Need to be able to work independently as part of a crew.
- Ability to trench, bore, plow, place duct, and direct bury main-line and drops.
- Locate & verify all utilities before construction. Clean up job site when finished.
- High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
- Must have Class A CDL
- Drug testing and a background check are required
- Operator must have a clean record, driving and otherwise
- Previous directional boring experience for telecommunications is a plus
- Previous experience in standard and high-risk areas are preferred
- Previous experience in underground fiber and coax construction a plus
- Knowledge of utility depths and placements
- Must be able to read and understand blueprints
- Willing to work outdoors in all types of weather (i.e. snow, rain, wind, etc.) if required
- Ability to work in various environments/settings with moderate to loud noise levels
- Able to work in trenches, manholes and tunnels
- Prepared to sit, stand, stop, crouch, reach and lift for long periods of time
Health Benefits, Paid Holidays, PTO (Paid time off)
Utility Plant Operator Trainee Or Utility Plant Operator I Or II Or Sr. Utility Plant Operator
Nature Of Work
Water is LIfe! Join a hardworking team that is committed to provide safe and quality drinking water to Leesburg customers.
The Town of Leesburg Department of Utilities is seeking an entry level or journey level water plant operator. The Department of Utilities operates a 12.5 million gallon per day filtration plant and a state certified microbiology laboratory. Come join a department that prides itself in high performance and has received numerous awards from organizations such as VDH and VML.
What you'll be doing....
Work involves operating the water filtration plant and monitoring the process from a control board. Operators will monitor water quality by completing laboratory tests throughout the process to ensure high quality drinking water.
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
HS/GED; ability to obtain a Class IV Water Works Operator License within one (1) year of employment; ability to obtain a Class III Water Works Operators License within three (3) years of obtaining Class IV license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certifications in CPR/AED and First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment: knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator I:
High school diploma (or GED) and one (1) year of experience operating a water or wastewater treatment plant facility; possession of a current Class III Water Works Operator License as issued by Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); water or environmental laboratory experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; certification in CPR / AED First Aid or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment; knowledge and familiarity with Virginia Waterworks Regulations; knowledge in MS Suite applications and computer program applications appropriate to the position.; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Utility Plant Operator II
HS/GED and two (2) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; water and/or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class II Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); certifications in CPR/AED First Aid or abiilty to obtain within one (1) year of hire; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control systems (SCDA) and process control system; available to work shifts (nights, weekends and holidays).
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
HS/GED plus five (5) years of progressively responsible work in water or wastewater treatment; Water and or Microbiology laboratory experience; possession of a Class I Water Works Operator License Operator's license as issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR); possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record; experience with industrial computer control system (SCADA) and process control system; completion of relevant NIMS ICS training courses within six (6)months of hire date; available and able to work shifts (nights, weekends, holidays).
Utility Plant Operator Trainee:
Class IV License Water Works Operator License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional & Occupational Regulation (DPOR); Water or environmental laboratory experience; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator I:
Backflow device certification; experience with SCADA and Process Control Systems; completion of VDH/VWEA Operators Short School – Virginia Tech; bilingual in English/Spanish.
Utility Plant Operator II:
Associates or Bachelors degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; backflow device certification; completion of VA Water Operators Short, School Level 2;bilingual in English/Spanish.
Senior Utility Plant Operator:
Associates or Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry or other related science; completion of VA Operators Short School, Level 3; supervisory and training experience; backflow device certification; possession of a valid commercial driver's license with appropriate endorsements and a safe driving record; bilingual in English/Spanish.
For more information about the Department of Utilities go to: https://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/utilities-water-sewer.
The Town offers a competitive benefits package and compensation is negotiable based on qualifications and experience.
Company: ARS/Rescue Rooter
We are hiring backhoe operators Great company and great service. We would like for you to apply and become a part of our team. ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Operates a backhoe or shovel to dig for sewer, water and gas line repair according to job requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
♦ Breaks concrete to prepare area for digging.
♦ Digs for sewer, water and gas line repair and new installation.
♦ Provides assistance to technician in performing repairs.
♦ Backfills holes and areas that have been serviced and grades, cleans, seeds and repairs the area.
♦ Removes old sewer lines for new system installation.
♦ Checks lines for proper flow prior to leaving work area.
♦ Obtains customer approvals for work.
♦ Maintains and fuels vehicle and stocks the service truck with adequate parts.
♦ Transports materials and tools to the job site and provides proper accounting of tools.
♦ Completes all required documentation on services and may collects/record fees for delivery to the office.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Related experience and/or advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Requires heavy equipment operator skills. A valid commercial driver's license and good communications skills are required.
ARS-Rescue Rooter is an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/EOE/M/F/V/D. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, ARS-Rescue Rooter may provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Bindery Folder Operator / Bindery Operator 2
Bindery Bindery Folder Operator / Bindery Operator 2
- ID: 42678
Set up, adjust and operate MBO and Stahl folders, and/or set up automatic bindery machines containing multiple functions and station capabilities which can be electromechanically combined with other equipment and devices to produce a complete bindery and finishing unit that processes printed sheets into final books, catalogs, manuals, directories, magazines or other completed products. Inspect equipment for safety issues. Make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple work stations on a single machine. Monitor quality, output and productivity.
General knowledge of bindery machines (i.e. fully automatic binding machines, multiple station collators and multiple folding units, either individually or combined) or folder experience to perform the full range of standard and specialized folds of printed materials preferred.
Thorough knowledge of the set up, operating requirements, procedures, capabilities and limitations of one or more bindery machines to perform the full range of standard and specialized folding of printed materials to complete a combined finishing product.
Ability to read and interpret written work orders or other job specifications containing bindery requirements which indicate the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and to maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided; independently makes decisions on the type of equipment to be used.
Knowledge of the quality and machining requirements of various coated and uncoated types of paper stock. Skill in setting up and adjusting machines for finishing operations and to refine such adjustments for the weight, color, machinability and quality of paper stock being used and to prevent machining impressions on the printed materials.
Must be able to calculate distances, clearances, and fits in combining machines.
Skill in using the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.
Must be able to maintain good attendance.
Must be willing to work weekend overtime as needed.
Must be able to flex schedule to meet the needs of production, including working a different shift if needed.
NIGHT SHIFT 7pm to 7am - A / B shift
Must be able to frequently lift up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
RRD is an EEO/AA including Vets and Disabled Employer
Machine Operator - DP Packaging Equipment Operator - 3Rd Shift
Company Name: Kenlake Foods
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Responsible for all aspects of machine operation and changeover activities to achieve and maintain world class quality. Perform all jobs safely, efficiently and accurately to maintain and improve the performance of the entire plant in the areas of Safety, Quality, Reliability (SQR) and our Customer 1st strategy. Provide leadership that embodies our 7 Kroger Manufacturing High Performance Work System principles. Demonstrate the company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:
Follow all safety procedures including wearing all required personal protective equipment
Effectively and safely operate and maintain the assigned machine and all related equipment to ensure all daily orders are met
Complete safety observations when assigned
Read and follow standard work for assigned machine
Follow all standard work processes
Verify proper components at the work station before beginning a job
Monitor product to ensure quality standards are met or exceeded
Complete "If down, do" list for this position when conditions dictate
Complete all required paperwork and documentation accurately and legibly
Maintain reliable attendance, including overtime as needed
Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion
Actively participate in Total Process Control activities
Must be able to work around ingredients and/or finished products known to contain food allergens
Follow established programs, policies and practices to produce safe quality foods that meet regulatory and company requirements
Accountable to the Kroger Manufacturing Food Safety and Quality Principles
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education:
Must be at least 18 years of age
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
Basic math skills
Effective written communication skills, including legibility
Strong attention to detail
Desired Previous Job Experience:
- Previous food manufacturing experience
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time
Regions: Midwest; South
Jobs at Kroger Manufacturing: Through quality products, strong individual commitments and team spirit, Kroger has been established as a leader in the manufacturing industry. Kroger Manufacturing provides career development programs aligned with aspirations in Engineering, Process Management, Information Systems, Quality Assurance, Operations Management, Human Resources, Finance and Procurement. Our work force programs provide technically challenging rotations with cross-functional teams, plants and locations to allow our Associates to learn from some of the brightest minds in the business. Experience and training combined with mentoring and guidance from plant sponsors prepare our Associates with the skills and leadership behaviors needed to achieve a successful career at Kroger.
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states. Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.
Posting Notes: KY || Murray || 300 North LP Miller St. || 42071 || Kenlake Foods || None || Manufacturing || Employee || Non-Exempt || Full-Time || None
Production Operator 2 ( Laser Operator - Blanking) **3Rd Shift**
- If you are viewing this opportunity outside of our website and are interested in applying or if you would like to see a list of all our open BTD positions, please go to: www.btdmfg.com*
Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment. 3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.
Reads and understands simple blue prints and sketches.
Manufactures parts to blue prints and/or sketches using Operator Inspection Instructions (OII) as guide.
Inspects parts produced as instructed by Operator Inspection Instructions (OII), teacher, set-up person, lead-person or supervisor using tools such as tape measure, caliper, micrometer, protractor and document findings.
Upon completion of production operation, returns pattern, check fixture and any documentation forms to proper location.
Stacks parts, cleans machines or does other duties as assigned.
Operates various types and sizes of stamping presses in a safe and efficient manner or some machines including milling machines, CNC machines, spot welders, turret machines, rivet machine and others as instructed.
Uses software programs to enter time/payroll information, job information, etc.
Performs those duties as specified on the Daily Maintenance/Safety Checklist for equipment being operated.
Maintains a clean and safe work area.
Pass 45 day operator exam
Ability to run progressive dies
Efficiency at 100%
Productivity at 85%
Experience and Skills Required:
General knowledge of the production process and stamping machines.
General knowledge of the equipment, material, methods and practices used in the stamping process.
General knowledge of related safety requirements to include proper use of safety equipment and proper safety precautions, such as lights, guards, switches, tonnage monitor, etc.
Ability to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Heavy Equipment Operator
Heavy Equipment Operator
Posted: April 16, 2019
Location: 5929 E. State Highway 18, Blytheville, AR , 44446, United States
Job Family: Operations Job Type:
Full-time/Non-Exempt Contact: Stacy Fetterman Requisition Number: m2019-h27
This position is responsible for operating off road type heavy, mobile equipment (such as cable or dragline crane, hydraulic material handler/excavator, pot carrier, and/or front-end loader. May also be required to operate crushing and screening equipment.
All work performed in a steel mill environment. Duties include but not limited to:
A. Perform and record routine mobile equipment pre-start and post inspections,
B. Complete required activity reports.
C. Follow all policies and rules of the company and the customer
D. Maintain high level of safety, and abide by all safe work requirements.
1.High school diploma or equivalent.
2.1 - 3 year's experience as a heavy equipment operator.
3.Ability to do manual labor in an outdoor environment that may include elevated areas and extreme weather conditions.
4.Good communications skills, and the ability to read operating instructions.
5.Proactive in SAFETY and works well in a team environment.
Candidates who possess the basic qualifications of the position are encouraged to apply by following this link: https://jobs.localjobnetwork.com/j/36848433
You may also apply at: www.harsco.com/careers.
Candidates who do not possess the basic qualifications stated above will not be considered. Harsco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Harsco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.
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