Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Pit Loader Operator in Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 13383BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Lake Ariel-PA

Pay Class: Hourly

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Lehigh Hanson is North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mix concrete, and asphalt. We have hundreds of plants and thousands of employees working across the United States and Canada. We are also part of Heidelberg Cement Group, one of the world’s largest building materials companies.

The Pit Loader Operator role is based in Lake Ariel, PA and reports directly to the Plant Manager.

WHAT YOU’LL GET TO DO

Are you looking for a long term position with a stable company? Do you enjoy working with your hands and with large equipment? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Pit Load Operator . This position will be responsible for the operation of mining equipment and/or for operating quarry equipment.

  • Operate heavy equipment to maximize productivity and minimize wear and tear

  • Recognize and estimate weight when loading trucks and in stock piles

  • Perform manual labor in outdoors and all weather conditions

  • Conduct all pre and post shift inspections and maintenance on equipment and working environment

  • Work on the off shifts and weekends

  • Ensures compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Prefer high school diploma or general education (GED)

  • Prefer two years of heavy equipment experience

  • Open pit mining operations and aggregate products experience is a plus

  • MSHA 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 50 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

We offer :

  • Secure, long-term employment

  • Competitive wage and benefits package

  • Training and development

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • OT available

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace.

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