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Grain Elevator Operator

Company: The Delong Co Inc
Location: Joliet
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

WILLINGNESS TO WORK OUTSIDE ALL YEAR IS A MUST!Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.As a Grain Elevator General Labor Operator you must work safely within company policy, procedures, and governmental regulations and fully participate in company safety programsPerform critical operations to keep facility runningThis position is expected to assist all areas of the unloading, loading and transferring of grain and grain products which may include but not be limited to barge, truck and rail operationsMust develop a knowledge of the product you are dealing with and its hazardous propertiesUnderstand the proper operation of conveyance equipment that is utilized in the shipping, receiving and transferring of grain and grain products and the associated safety systems of that equipmentProvide a high level of customer service by displaying courteous, helpful, knowledgeable interaction and behaviors.Housekeeping as related, but not limited to, the cleanliness and orderliness of the grain handling area (tunnels, head house, concrete grounds, grass areas, etc.), as well as any areas within the plant as delegated by position supervisorMonitor equipment to ensure it is in good working order, participate in the overall maintenance of the facility and equipment - notify management of any necessary repairs or possible equipment concerns. Removes choke-ups, cleans spills and follows proper safety policies while doing suchBe an involved/engaged member of a team and be willing to act and think independently.Other duties as assignedWork Environment for the Grain Elevator General Labor:This job operates in an outdoor environment. There is exposure to grain dust, weather elements, heavy truck and machinery activity.Physical Demands for the Grain Elevator General Labor: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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, handle heights up to 150 feet, and work in all weather conditions. This is a manual labor job. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively.Position Type/Expected Hours of WorkThis is a full-time position. Typical days and hours of work are Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the peak work hours. From September til November hours will be 7am - 7pm.Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.BenefitsThe DeLong Co., Inc. offers affordable Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx and Life insurance coverage.401k with matching, FSA and Dependent Care AccountsShort Term Disability, Voluntary Life and Voluntary Long Term DisabilityThe DeLong Co., Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, The DeLong Co., Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.Required Education and ExperienceHigh school diploma or equivalent.Additional Eligibility QualificationsExcellent people skills, with an ability to collaborate with a team.Flexible and able to multitask; can work within a fast-moving environment;Ability to work long hours on a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays and evenings.

Keywords: The Delong Co Inc, Joliet , Grain Elevator Operator, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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