BELLA VISTA ROCK SOURCES Equipment Operator in CATARINA, Texas

An Equipment Operator is expected to perform tasks required to safely and efficiently operate fixed and mobile equipment typically used in an aggregate plant (including but not limited to: bull-dozers, trackhoes, loaders, off-road trucks, and excavators. May also use crushers, screens, and washing equipment when properly trained. An Equipment Operator is also expected to be proficient in maintenance and repairs of fixed equipment typically found at an aggregate facility. Duties: Perform daily inspections of the plant equipment, mobile equipment, and plant site to ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations to maximize production and minimize interruptions. Perform record keeping requirements relating to safety, production, and maintenance. Operate various types of heavy equipment including dozers, trackhoes, loaders, haul trucks, water trucks and excavator. Operate various machinery using both manual and/or automated controls from direct or remote locations. Perform daily routine preventive maintenance of mobile and plant equipment including oiling, greasing, fueling, and adjusting. Participate in repair and maintenance activities including, but not limited to, screen changes, conveyor belt repair and adjustment, wear parts replacement, crusher liner changes, and water pumps. Safe operation of heavy equipment for mining, truck loading, and plant loading activities. Interface with internal and external customers, vendors, and contractors in a professional manner. Excellent customer service, conflict resolution, and communication skills are essential to the success of this position. Additional duties as needed. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent Requirements: Familiarity with aggregates and construction materials sand, gravel, crushed rock, etc. Knowledge of various aggregate plant equipment including hoppers, feeders, conveyors, screens, crushers, and track mounted screens and crushers. Proficient operation of wheel loaders, rigid frame haul trucks up to 50-ton size, water trucks, and loaders to perform mining, hauling, cleanup, and customer truck loading activities. Familiarity with mine site safety rules and regulations, including MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration). Ability to use various hand tools and equipment as necessary. Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather (heat, cold, rain) for shifts up to 12 hours in length. Able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently, up to 100 pounds occasionally, climb stairs/ladders, and walk on uneven or rough terrain. Minimum one year experience in the mining and aggregates industry that can be documented and verified. Punctual and reliable, with adequate means of transportation to arrive at work when scheduled. Preferred: Proficient operation of heavy equipment. Eagle Ford