Job Information

Lehigh Hanson Scaler Operator in Torrance, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 14817BR

Line Of Business: Aggregates

Department: Production

Primary Location: Torrance-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 Scaler Operator role is based in Torrance, PA.


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 Scaler Operator . This position will be responsible for the operation of mining equipment and/or for operating quarry equipment.

  • Must be able to work safely and follow all federal and state laws and regulations as well as company and site specific policies

  • Must be able and willing to work in an underground environment

  • Must be able to safely and efficiently operate a mechanical scaler in a tight, underground environment

  • Must be able to conduct and document pre-operational safety inspections on assigned equipment

  • Must be able to visually evaluate roof and rib conditions

  • Communicate repair and safety issues to supervisor and/or mechanic

  • Available to work weekends and overtime as business demands dictate

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

  • Must perform within the guidelines of federal, state and local regulatory agencies.

  • Other job duties as assigned


  • 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