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Plant Operator - 2nd Shift

Company: Pottsville Materials, LLC
Location: Pottsville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Pottsville Materials, LLCH&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Great Benefits offered!Location: US-PA-PottsvilleJob ID: 2022-1809Category: QuarryJob Type: Regular Full-TimeOverviewPottsville Quarry and Asphalt is seeking a Crushing Plant Operator to provide smooth operation of plant equipment on the second shift. The ideal candidate is motivated, experienced, and carries out work safely.Why work for Pottsville Quarry and Asphalt?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Excellent Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more ResponsibilitiesEssential Duties and Responsibilities
    • Performs all work according to MSHA and H&K Safety policies
    • Know and follow company start and stop procedures.
    • Performs daily greasing and oil checks on crushers and screens.
    • Keeps walkways clear of any debris and reports spillage issues to superintendent.
    • Performs daily guarding inspections and plant checks and reports any maintenance issues to superintendent.
    • Inspects screen media to ensure proper condition for maximum production.
    • Keeps operating booth clean and free from any inappropriate materials.
    • Carries out duties and work procedures to meet production schedules.
    • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of quarry operations and work crew.
    • When needed/required assists workers in solving production problems.
    • Fills out necessary paperwork daily.
    • Other duties as assigned QualificationsRequired Skills, Education, and Experience
      • High school diploma or equivalent (such as the GED) from an accredited educational institution OR one month of related experience and/or training
        • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
        • Verbal and written communication skills
        • Problem solving
        • Able and willing to work a second shift schedule
        • Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
        • Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience
          • 3 months+ related experience
          • Experience operating heavy equipment
            • Strong preference for Loader operation experience
            • Experience working in a quarry, heavy civil construction, or other outdoor industrial setting
            • MSHA or other relevant safety certificationPhysical Demands
              • Regularly required to
                • Sit
                • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
                • Reach with hands and arms
                • Frequently required to talk or hear
                • Occasionally required to
                  • Stand, walk, climb, or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
                  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
                  • Specific vision abilities include distance, peripheral, and depth perceptionWork Environment
                    • Regularly exposed to
                      • Outside weather conditions
                      • Vibration
                      • Frequently exposed to
                        • Fumes and airborne particles
                        • Moving parts
                        • Noise level is usually loudPottsville Quarry and Pottsville Asphalt (formerly Pottsville Materials) is a producer of high-quality construction aggregate and asphalt products located near Pottsville, PA. We have been proudly serving the greater northern Berks, Northumberland, Lehigh, and Carbon County region since 2010. Strategically located just minutes south of the Route 81/Route 61 Interchange, Pottsville Quarry and Pottsville Asphalt are trusted H&K Group, Inc. (H&K) materials facilities formed in partnership between H&K and the Rich Family of Companies.The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for over 50 years.Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K's strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans' status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)Pre-employment PhysicalPI201083226

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