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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Holcim
Location: Joliet
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why work for us? Driven by our purpose: Building progress for people and the planet. We are transforming to become the leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Holcim US offers an unparalleled range of innovative cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete products and construction services that have been the foundation for infrastructure projects across the globe. To move the industry forward to a greener future we need people who are passionate about sustainability, are driven to shape and influence perception, and keen to build, grow and thrive in our high-performance culture. Are you ready to build progress with us? Overview Position Summary: All duties are performed in a work-safe manner; plant safety rules are followed and individual works as a team member. Mobile operators are given primary responsibility of performing all plant and quarry tasks that require the use of heavy mobile equipment. The associated equipment of the limestone quarry and the plant equipment are also considered equipment to be operated through mobile operators. Responsibilities Key ResponsibilitiesSafety Responsibilities - Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) policies to assume that environmental, health and safety are the first priority of the business. Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist the department as needed to improve EHS performance and results.The teams are limestone quarry and plant mobile equipment with a salaried supervisor coordinating team activities.Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas.Follows all safety procedures, checks for safety hazards, and takes corrective action to eliminate safety hazards.Focuses and maintains the organization, cleanliness, and standardization of the plant.Assists with preventative maintenance and repairs on equipment.Tasks and equipment utilized are changed per requirements of plant needs; therefore, individuals must possess a variety of task skills.Troubleshoot and repair critical and routine Mechanical failures. Relationships with Other Jobs: This position will interact with production and maintenance personnel to reduce and eliminate production interruptions. Qualifications Qualification Profile:High School Diploma or equivalentMust pass all plant minimum required hiring qualifications.Work well in a team and a minimum supervised setting.Must be willing to work holidays, weekends various shifts and overtime as directed.Demonstrated ability for positive contributions when working within teams.Must be willing to accept change and strive for improvement.Demonstrated ability to operate mobile equipment.Must possess basic computer skills.Possess communication skills. ADA Limitations While performing the duties of this job the employee must be able to travel through a Aggregate plant, i.e. walk over obstacles, climb stairs and ladders, lift heavy or awkward parts, wear personal protective equipment (hardhat, safety glasses, fall protection, respirators etc.). The employee will at times be exposed to extremely hot/cold, dusty, noisy, or dark situations. At times, work will be performed at great heights or in small confined spaces. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Required Education: High School diploma/GED Additional Requirements: Previous Underground mining experiencePrevious welding, cutting experience (plus) no required.Basic math, reading, and writing skills required (English)Haul trucks, loaders, and various mine equipment experience preferredWilling to work overtime and weekends as neededPart 48 MSHA trainingLocal 150 preferred Physical Requirements & Conditions:Must be able to pass pre-employment physical/drug/alcohol test Knowledge and Skills:Knowledge of products, industry terminologyMust be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habitsPunctual and reliable; good attendance requiredGood communication skills verbal and listening

Keywords: Holcim, Joliet , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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