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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Arcosa, Inc.
Location: Carson City
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Arcosa Specialty Materials is searching for a Heavy Equipment Operator for our Carson City, NV plant. In this role you will support a positive safety culture within an open pit mining operation that is regulated by MSHA safety standards. As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will operate all types of mining equipment.

Arcosa Specialty materials is a leading producer and distributor in the Western and Southwestern U.S. of lightweight and natural aggregates, including expanded shale and clay, crushed stone, sand and gravel, asphalt rock, and other products.

What you'll do:

  • Comply with all industry safety rules, procedures and applicable government regulations.
  • Perform equipment inspections.
  • Operate all types of mining equipment in an efficient manner in all weather conditions in a mining production environment.
  • Operate one or more of the following equipment 780 Hundai to 922 CAT Loaders, John Deere 800 Excavator, CAT D9L High track Dozer, Champion 740A Blade, and 40 to 50 ton Articulating and Rigid Frame Haul Trucks, as well as Crushing Plant operation
  • Load product and overburden in open pit mine
  • Attend scheduled departmental and safety meetings.
  • Comply with strict safety procedures, following all MSHA guidelines.

What you'll need:

  • Prompt, regular, and predictable attendance
  • The ability to stand, stoop, bend, lift, walk, climb stairs, ladders, and catwalks up to 60 feet as required and lift weights up to 60 pounds.
  • The ability to work in a varied outdoor environment (cold, hot, dry, dusty, rainy)
  • Have a Valid driver's license.
  • Preferred 2+ years heavy equipment experiences in construction or mining environment.
  • Must have good mechanical abilities.
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow directions.
  • Welding experience, helpful but not required.
  • MSHA certification (we will train)

Physical Demands

  • Regularly sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing.
  • Vision requirements include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent use of hands and arms. Requires ability to lift, carry, push or pull medium weights, up to 75lbs.
  • Occasional bending, squatting, crawling, climbing, reaching, ascending and descending stairs or ladders.

Work Environment

  • This job is performed in the open pit mine and crushing plant in a mining and production environment.
  • While performing job duties there is regular exposure to moderate to loud noise levels, fine dust, vibration and moving mechanical parts.

Keywords: Arcosa, Inc., Reno , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Carson City, Nevada

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