Front End Loader Operator

Location: Kermit TX Posted Date: July 13, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 51419 Careermine Job Id: 1669102
Job Description:

Location: Kermit, TX
Load Term: Full Time

SUMMARY

This position is responsible for operating a CAT 982 loader to strip and prep the site and to push material closer to the feeder for processing. Maintains adequate feed of materials and stockpiles, as required. Must be able to maintain production level operating pace, safely and efficiently. Shift work required: 12 hour shifts, 7.5 days on, 7 days off.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Heavy Mining Front End Loader Operator operates straight or articulated rubber-tired tractor-type vehicle equipped with front-mounted hydraulically powered bucket or scoop to lift and transport bulk materials to and from storage or processing areas.
  • Heavy Mining Front End Loader Operator performs the day-to-day activities of a plant; duties could include tasks associated with maintaining the stationary equipment of various plants.
  • Heavy Mining Front End Loader Operator starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and uses joy-stick to operate loader. Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front-end loader forward to force bucket into bulk material. Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material.
  • Heavy Mining Front End Loader Operator performs assignments outlined by supervisors and standard procedures are followed in the performance of duties. Ensures work is inspected periodically for safety and economy in
  • Maintains equipment in proper working order; maintains/reviews maintenance logs for
  • Maintains an effective system of communications with supervisors, drivers and crew, laborers and operators, and customers serviced.
  • Safely operates loader and performs mechanic and general labor duties.
  • Performs all duties in a safe manner and in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Loads bins to ensure appropriate stock levels and load haul trucks while maintaining safe area for stock piling and customer load out.
  • Maintains berms in appropriate areas.


Qualifications

JOB SKILLS & EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
  • High school or equivalent
  • At least 1 year of experience as a 398HP, 78k lb, 10 yard bucket (or similar class device) rubber tire loader operator
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Ability to follow instructions, maintain good housekeeping around the mining site
  • Prior work experience preferred working in or around heavy equipment, sand and gravel, construction or asphalt
  • Good communication skills


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