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LOADER OPERATOR

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

CEMEX, Inc. Canby, OR

Company
CEMEX, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16000746
AJE Ref #
576129719
Location
Canby, OR
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Loader Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner. The Loader Operator must also clean, maintain and secure all equipment as directed policies, procedures, and operator manuals. Must perform any combination of the following duties in a ready mix plant: Operates the loader to transport bulk materials, performs daily preventative and minor repair maintenance of both the plant and loader equipment.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Responsible for the operation of front-end loader to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage areas, to feed conveyors, hoppers, and to load trucks or railcars

* Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel to operate loader

* Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front-end loader to force bucket into bulk materials

* Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material

* Verifies amount of aggregate in storage bins and fills hoppers to ensure adequate quantity and quality of raw materials is maintained

* Performs routine maintenance on loaders, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning

* Participates in making sure the quality and quantity of raw materials meets established standards

* Ensures assigned established performance indicators are met

* Works toward improvement of the assigned plant and surrounding area

* Follows established procedures to ensure that the plant for which he/she is working is in compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and requirements

* Participates in on-going minor maintenance and visual evaluations of plant and equipment

* Communicates with plant manager, batchman, and other personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and may recommend solutions to improve performance

* May haul cement and/or additives from storage area in bulk or bags,

* Promotes safety within his/her assigned territory

* Performs other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

* Be able to read, write, and speak English

* High School diploma, preferred

* Bilingual a plus

* Add and subtract two digit numbers

* Perform the four basic arithmetic operations

VALUES:

* Ensure Safety

* Focus on Customers

* Pursue Excellence

* Work as One CEMEX

* Act with Integrity

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

* Requires walking, sitting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing to a significant degree

* Exerting 50 100 pounds of force occasionally

* Exerting 25 50 pounds of force frequently

* Exerting 10 20 pounds of force continually

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear, in order to communicate to employees/visitors as well as function safely around heavy rolling equipment

* Must be able to perform all job functions which include, but may not be limited to, pushing, turning, and/or pulling of controls

* Must pass DOT physical to include back x-ray, hearing test and drug/alcohol screen

* Continuous exposure to extreme heat, extreme cold, extreme noise, and working outdoors

* Must wear protective equipment while on the job