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The Yard Person / Front End Loader (FEL) Operator performs hands-on operation of front end loaders and other plant equipment used in the loading and unloading of concrete aggregate materials at the plant. Maintains and repairs equipment and building operations, including ready-mix plant, recycler, and other miscellaneous equipment. Occasionally oversees the daily operations of the plant occasionally in the absence of the Plant Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complies with all safety procedures.
Operate front-end loader for yard cleanup, loading vehicles, the plant and load dump truck with recycled material
Weld and cut on equipment when necessary
Perform regular preventive maintenance on ready-mix plant, conveyor, mixer, loader and recycler such as oiling, greasing, and changing filters
Deslug ready-mix plant at end of day
Perform emergency maintenance and troubleshooting such as welding, replacing parts, changing bags on dust collector when necessary
Perform general cleanup of plant and yard, such as shoveling and sweeping
Perform metal fabrication for plant operations
Complete all paperwork required by employer.
* Must have 2 years of experience in high volume use of a front end loader.
Experience working in construction industry, especially ready mix concrete industry, strongly preferred.
Able to work in a wide variety of work environments and weather conditions.
Speak, read, write, and understand English.
Able to follow instructions and resolve problems effectively and quickly.
Expertise in welding and cutting with a torch
Expertise in maintenance of equipment such as air compressors, mixers, vibrators, conveyors, motors, and other miscellaneous equipment
Willing to work overtime as needed.
Ready mix concrete industry: 1 year (Required)
Use of a front end loader: 2 years (Required)
Maintenance of equipment: 1 year (Required)
Welding and cutting with a torch: 1 year (Required)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Degree of physical strength necessary: This is moderately strenuous work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and / or up to 50 pounds frequently. Must lift and carry from floor level to waist level; also push/pull objects with similar force.
Physical demands: Reaching, handling, fingering, and/or feeling: (Reaching - extending the hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction). (Handling - seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands (fingering not involved). (Fingering -- picking, pinching, or otherwise working with fingers primarily (rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling). (Feeling -- perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by means of receptors in skin, particularly those of finger tips.) (Occasional kneeling, squatting and bending. Climbing into loader, as well as excessive clutch action.)
ARGOS Ready Mix LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.