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Operator, Heavy Equipment

at Acme Brick Company

Posted: 9/8/2019
Job Reference #: 1264
Categories: Customer Service

Job Description

"Join the Acme Family"

Acme Brick Company (a Berkshire Hathaway Company) is an organization of professionals in the manufacturing and building material distribution industry.  We manufacture brick and distribute our own brick as well as brick and associated products manufactured by others.  We operate in 15 states with a philosophy that we are much more than a brick manufacturer and distributor.

 

Summary

We are currently seeking a Heavey Equipment Operator with a strong work ethic and desire to be an integral part of an effective team.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Operates several types of power equipment, including but not limited to bulldozers, scrapers, graders, front-end loaders.

Physical:    Constant sitting while operating equipment that produces bumping, jarring and vibration.
Constant use of both hands/arms in gripping, grasping and reaching while operating equipment.
Ability to bend/twist at waist and neck while operating equipment and frequently bend at waist and knees while getting in and out of equipment.
Occasional standing and frequent walking over uneven terrain, slippery muddy surfaces.
Must possess good vision in near, mid-range and far categories with good peripheral vision.
Must not be sight or hearing impaired.
Must be capable of climbing onto equipment, performing minor maintenance on equipment which can result in awkward position or cramped quarters.


Mental:    Constant awareness to work surroundings for other moving equipment and individuals.
Ability to work independently with little supervision.
Ability to work within all federal mining and OSHA requirements.


Work Conditions:    Outdoors 100% in cab of vehicle of equipment.
Hazards include: noise, fumes, moving equipment and machinery, dust, mud, uneven terrain, slippery surfaces, exposure to outside temperatures and weather.
Safety equipment required and provided.

 

Skills and  Experience Required for Success

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical equipment and machinery

  • Previous production experience required

  • Constant standing, walking, climbing and bending

  • Constant use of both arms/hands in reaching, handling, grasping

  • Overhead reaching

  • Constant use of sight and hearing abilities required.

  • Mental alertness

  • Make independent decisions

  • Attention to details

  • Mechanical ability

  •  Works in and outdoors and be exposed to temperature extremes and be required to work extended hours or as needed on occasion

  • Safety equipment required and provided.

     

Competencies Required for Success

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Teamwork

 

Education

  • High school graduate preferred.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

 

 

 

All applicants will be screened through E-verify and must also complete a pre-employment drug screen before being hired. Additionally, it is company policy to administer a random drug screen quarterly throughout the company.

Acme Brick Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in accord with federal, state, and local laws.