Equipment Operator

Vulcan Materials Company Warrenton, VA
Overview of Vulcan Materials Company:

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.

At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drive for excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement, open-mindedness and communication.

Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrity and committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doing business. We call it The Vulcan Way.

Position Summary:

Operates front-end loader to safely and efficiently dig and load appropriate sized material onto trucks to meet production needs. Excavates quarry to maintain desired face, ramp and floor conditions including the construction and maintenance of safety berms. Performs a variety of loading and lifting tasks. Inspects loader's mechanisms and monitors and maintains fluid levels. Operates loader so as to maximize component and tire life. Assists mechanic with minor repairs to equipment.

The above duties reflect the primary duties of this job, but alternate assignments may be made as necessary, depending upon the needs of the operation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

* Ability to work outside in all types of weather and perform dirty, greasy duties.

* Ability to work unusual schedules and overtime.

* Safely lift and carry a fifty (50) pound load.

* Ability to perform moderate physical labor.

Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma is required and at least one year experience in a maintenance field.

* Performs duties safely, responsibly and proficiently.

* Able to learn and understand work rules, safety rules and plant operating procedures.

* Able to communicate with other employees for the purpose of reporting problems with equipment and receiving assignment procedures.

* Performs duties safely, responsibly and proficiently.

Heavy mobile equipment operator experience is required.

Benefits:

Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitive compensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision, paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexible spending accounts.

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.

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