DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Immediately report any safety violations and correct unsafe acts or conditions.
Comply with company safety policies and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
Perform routine maintenance and repairs as directed by maintenance team.
Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.
Examine materials, ingredients, and products, visually or with hands, to ensure conformance to established standards.
Move controls to start, stop, and adjust machinery and equipment that crushes, grinds, polishes, and blends materials.
Clean, adjust and maintain equipment, using hand tools.
Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and products at specified intervals to ensure conformance to requirements.
Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.
Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
Tend accessory equipment, such as pumps and conveyors, to move materials and ingredients through production processes.
Record data from operations, testing, and production on specified forms.
Load materials into machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
Clean work areas.
Notify supervisors of needed repairs.
Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas, using moving equipment and hand tools.
Reject defective products and readjust equipment to eliminate problems.
Inspect chains, belts, and scrolls for signs of wear.
Test samples of materials and products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
Collect samples of materials and products for laboratory testing.
Set mill gauges to specified fineness of grind.
Mark bins as to types of mixtures stored.
Turn valves to regulate the moisture contents of materials.
Add and mix chemicals and ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
Fuel and Lube all equipment on the 8 hour interval.
Perform Technical Inspections and document findings.
Perform Preventive Maintenance operations as required.
Perform field maintenance repairs according to work pending reports, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and Preventative Maintenance (PM) schedules.
Request parts required as necessary.
Document repair operations and time tracking in accordance with company policies.
Ensure service trucks are kept clean, organized, and maintained properly and ready for use at all times.
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
One year of related medium or heavy equipment experience and/or specialized training;
Excellent driving skills for heavy equipment;
Ability to read and interpret documents such as a Vehicle Condition Reports (VCR), accident reporting and safety rules and procedures, operating instructions, procedure manuals, and other paperwork used in operations;
Basic math skills;
Ability to follow instructions;
Available to work overtime when needed.
Available to work at other locations, possibly out of town, when needed.
Ability to communicate effectively in English with drivers, helpers, and supervisors;
Must possess own tools or be willing to purchase tools; and
Formal diesel or heavy equipment training.
John Deer training certificates
Caterpillar training certificates
Case training certifications
Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) certified
Valid Texas Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Record of safe driving for the last three years as shown on current MVR, with no serious accidents or traffic violations