The Heritage Group
  • U.S. Aggregates
  • Thorntown, IN, USA
  • Full Time

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate, service, and maintain heavy equipment including a Dredge, front-end loaders, off road dump trucks, skid steer, man-lift, fuel truck and water truck in order to keep plant clean and in production
    • Responsible for fueling, oiling, greasing equipment as well as understanding the equipment's safety manual
    • Perform pre-shift and end of shift checks and maintenance on equipment
  • Perform assigned plant rounds; inspect, monitor, troubleshoot, performance test and document plant processes.
  • Operate and adjust treatment plant pumps, motors, feeders and other equipment to maintain appropriate plant operations.
  • Maintain plant maintenance including but not limited to daily shoveling, sweeping, general plant housekeeping, and any necessary repairs or services to mobile and stationary equipment
  • Use gas or electrical welding equipment to weld, braze, and or cut
  • Perform needed hot work, including welding and cutting
  • Determine proper rod selection for welding either ferrous or non-ferrous material
  • Must have the ability to fabricate components from instructions on blueprints
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot and/or repair bearings, speed reducers, shafts, pulleys, couplings, sheaves, and belts
  • Have the ability to troubleshoot and/or repair crushing, screening, and conveying equipment
  • Maintain plant maintenance including but not limited to daily shoveling, sweeping, general plant housekeeping, and any necessary repairs or services to mobile and stationary equipment.
  • Report orally and in writing to as required and maintain accurate records (i.e. activity reports, inventory reports, maintenance logs, etc.) as directed.
  • Participate in general training, job specific training and hazardous materials training as required; successfully complete written examinations as required.
  • Understand and follow all policies, procedures and safety rules as applicable to facility, job function and equipment.
  • Ensure the proper safety incident procedures and reporting processes are followed, bringing safety concerns to the attention of the Plant Manager
  • Communicate with management and staff on conditions of stationary and mobile equipment, as well as any possible improvements or ideas
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Requirements:

  • Ability to service all stationary equipment units with the help of service and OEM manuals
  • Must have the skills and safety mindset to work in close proximity with Crane and Boom trucks
  • MSHA certified, part 46 preferred
  • Experience in mining industry with some knowledge of proper use of equipment, materials and supplies used in mining is preferred
  • Ability to be trained to complete tasks in a safe and effective manner
  • Use gas or electrical welding equipment to weld, braze, and or cut
  • Determine proper rod selection for welding either ferrous or non-ferrous material
  • Must have the ability to fabricate components from instructions on blueprints
  • Have the ability to repair bearings, speed reducers, shafts, pulleys, couplings, sheaves, and belts
  • Have the ability to repair crushing, screening, and conveying equipment
    • Must maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
    • Follow written and verbal directions to complete assigned tasks on schedule.
    • Read, write, and communicate in English & understand basic math.
    • Complete all applicable documentation, recordkeeping and daily inventory.
    • Participate in safety briefings, job briefings, and any other pass on information from team members, management or customer.
    • Must be able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed or assigned.
    • Flexibility required; ability to work days, nights, weekends.
    • Flexibility and willingness to travel and work at other US Aggregates locations as needed.
    • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
  • Self-motivation and team orientation
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer skills, including experience in Excel and other Microsoft Office software.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to continuously stand or walk on level or uneven ground.
  • Must have the ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairways and incline catwalks.
  • Must have the ability to bend, crouch and/or kneel at waist or knees.
  • Must have the ability to lift, push, pull, or carry up to 50lbs.
  • Ability to work outside majority of the time and withstand extreme weather conditions. Exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions caused by the weather.
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