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Lehigh Hanson Dredge Operator - Eagle Lake, TX in Eagle Lake, Texas

AutoReqId: 14902BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Operations

Primary Location: Eagle Lake-TX

Pay Class: Hourly

Job Posting:

Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Dredge Operator to be based at our plant in Eagle Lake, TX

The Dredge Operator will perform all machine servicing at manufacturer's required intervals. Responsible for keeping machine operated at full capability throughout the entire shift. Will perform all routine maintenance on machine at required intervals. Must have the ability to judge ladder depth to maintain product quality and tons per hour. Will safely travel across water from the bank to dredge in a work boat daily.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. HeidelbergCement employs some 57,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in more than 50 countries.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled


  • Conduct a complete pre-and post-shift safety inspection

  • Monitor density and flow meters to maintain maximum feed rate to the processing plant

  • Visually monitor production area for changes in material quality

  • Maintain dredge availability to meet or exceed planned efficiency goals

  • Ability to perform high levels of maintenance and servicing on dredge with little assistance

  • Communicate with plant operators when changes in feed rate or product quality occur

  • Communicate with plant management on all safety and maintenance needs

  • Perform cleanup and general maintenance on the dredge

  • Assist with plant repairs

  • Other job duties as assigned


  • High school diploma required

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in mining or heavy construction environment required

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working on a dredge highly preferred

  • Knowledge of safety rules and regulations

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

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