Excavator Operator: Liberty Ranch Sand Mine
Martin Marietta Materials

Liberty, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction


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Position Summary

The successful candidates will be energetic, dependable and self-motivated people, who can work in a busy quarry atmosphere. The position opening is for excavator/ hydraulic hammer (rock breaker) operator of a CAT 330 excavator. Job will be breaking and downsizing boulders to an appropriate size in order to feed through the crusher. Due to the size of the operation, all employees are cross-trained to perform a variety of tasks. Other plant operation duties may be assigned.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently in accordance with training and manufacturer's instruction
  • Perform pre-shift safety inspection on the vehicle systems, equipment and accessories
  • Perform preventative maintenance and service mobile equipment
  • Report needed repairs to supervision
  • Ensure cargo is properly loaded according to safety requirements
  • Responsible for good housekeeping of equipment
  • Assist in plant maintenance and repairs
  • Assist with operation of other equipment as needed
  • Adhere to MSHA and plant safety rules, policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
  • Working knowledge of heavy construction equipment desired
  • 6 months to 1 year of related experienceExperience with a variety of hand tools

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Must be able to work 12 hour shifts, possible weekends, overtime, and holidays as needed
  • Must be able to read equipment operating manual
  • Must be able to complete pre-shift inspection report
  • Must be able to read and interpret gauges
  • Possess basic mathematical aptitude to complete daily reports
  • Must be able to wear all required safety equipment
  • Must be able to communicate over CB radio or with hand signals and warning sounds, with coworkers regarding movement of vehicles and mobile equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner
  • Must be service oriented with proven ability to work in a safety sensitive TEAM environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to operate hand/foot controls
  • Possess good vision to perceive depth at close range and distances up to 150 feet
  • Must be able to climb on and off equipment to operate and service
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel in limited space in cab of vehicle
  • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day
  • Capable of lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Must work outside in all weather conditions consistent with extreme ambient temperatures: heat, cold, wetness, dryness, dust, and noisy conditions
  • Must be able to work at various heights

WORKING CONDITIONS

Larger equipment is typically air conditioned. There will be times when outside assignments may require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry and dusty. Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs.

DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


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