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Plant Operator

Location
Lake Bridgeport, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
17 Jan 2023

AutoReqId: 16662BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: $21.00/HR, DOE

Department: Maintenance

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Plant Operator for our Lake Bridgeport facility located in Lake Bridgeport, TX.

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.

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 automation systems? Heidelberg Materials is seeking a qualified Plant Operator . This position will operate the crusher through PLC automation as well as monitor conveyor belts and related equipment to crush and transport quarry material to appropriate location.

  • Operate/program the automated crushing and screening equipment for the quarry
  • Visually observe and monitor gauges and of all equipment while in operation to maintain proper flow of material on belts, crushers and screens
  • Maintain strong communications with all other plant employees to ensure efficient and safe workflow from quarry to crusher
  • Identify appropriate material to produce quality aggregate material per job specifications
  • Communicate with quality control personnel and make required adjustments to material blends
  • Perform routine maintenance on conveyor belts and crushing equipment including splicing, replacing idlers, pulleys, drive belts, bearings, changing of screens, cleaning and lubrication
  • Shut down equipment as required in the event of an emergency, blockages or end of shift; coordinate/assist in required repairs
  • Operate haul truck, skid steer or other heavy machinery
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures; MSHA Part 48 training a plus
  • Other duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2 years prior experience in the aggregate industry preferred; experience in aggregate plant operation and maintenance a plus
  • Highly dependable, ability to work in fast paced environment
  • Prior experience operating mobile equipment (haul truck, skid steer, etc.) and machinery 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 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

No search firms please

Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace

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

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Details

  • Job Reference: 880359675-2
  • Date Posted: 17 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Heidelberg Materials US, Inc.
  • Location: Lake Bridgeport, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent