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Lehigh Hanson Water Truck Operator in Gainesville, Georgia

AutoReqId: 13845BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Gainesville-GA

Pay Class: Hourly

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Did you like to play with trucks when you were a kid? How would like to drive one in a Quarry? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Water Truck Operator . This position will operate the water truck safely around the loading and dumping areas. Safely operate the machine in all types of terrain and ground conditions. Maintain enough water on the roads to minimize dust, very difficult during the summer months. Operate other pieces of mobile equipment as needed. Safely judge distances between the water truck and multiple pieces of equipment. Any other duties as instructed by supervisor.

  • Work safely and follow all Federal and State laws and regulations as well as company and site specific policies.

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

  • Keep enough moisture on the roads so dust is not generated while the haul trucks are operating.

  • Function in the traffic flow with larger faster moving vehicles.

  • Distinguish when roads are over-watered creating unsafe operating conductions.

  • Climb in and out of the water truck multiple times throughout the day.

  • Communicate with shop foreman on any safety or repair needs.

  • Communicate with other equipment and plant operators as to where water needs to be put down.

  • Other job duties as assigned.

This position will reside in Gainesville, Ga.


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Prefer 5 years prior heavy equipment experience

  • Experience in production loading in an open pit or underground mine

  • MSHA Part 48 training 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


We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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