Heavy Equipment Operator

Location: US-IA-Ames Posted Date: November 10, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 2017-3335 CareerMine Job Id: 1389488

      This position is located at an underground limestone mine on the North side of Ames.  This position would be part of night shift operation working a rotating schedule (4 on/3 off, 3 on/4off). The primary responsibility will be operating a scaler in the underground mine.

      Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating a variety of off road haul trucks and other equipment utilized in mining which could include scalers, loaders, skid loaders, etc.  
  • Perform daily inspection of vehicle and work area as assigned
  • Observe visual and auditory signals during vehicle operation 
  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment; clean equipment
  • Assist on plant maintenance and repairs as needed
  • Other mining related duties as required

      Position Requirements

  • Must be safety conscious, dependable, motivated and possess a positive attitude in working with others as a team
  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
  • Minimum 1 year previous experience in a role with similar responsibilities
  • Overtime and weekend work as required
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Training will be provided
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check


  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Wellness Programs
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • 401(k) with Company matching
  • Pension
  • Sickness and Accident – Short-Term Disability
  • Optional Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Spouse & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Direct Deposit Payroll
  • Educational/Tuition Assistance Plan
  • College Scholarship Program – for dependent children
  • Matching Gift Program
  • New Auto Purchase Discount Plans

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