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Loader Operator - Labelle, FL Great Benefits, Up to 10% Bonus Potential, Fortune 500 Company

Company: Preferred Materials
Location: Labelle
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job ID: 298739

Preferred Materials - Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

The Loader Operator (LO) moves, loads and handles materials in the terminal area with the use of heavy equipment. The L O will use large earth-moving machines, such as bulldozers, backhoes, excavators and front-end loaders and/or other huge machinery to lift, haul, push, roll, load and move aggregate and aggregate related materials.

The most important duty of the L O is to run the huge, expensive machines safely and capably.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure Health & Safety standards are met by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment
  • 8 hours floating holiday, 24 hours PTO 60 days after hire, and beginning on 1/1/2022, 80
  • Operate backhoes, bulldozers, loaders and/or other heavy equipment to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials.
  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload materials into/out of railcars and/or other modes of transportation.
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment.
    • Assist Yard Manager and/or Yard Foreman in coordinating materials handling and equipment usage.
    • Be able to perform the following specific tasks :
      • Operate general construction equipment at the terminal when given training.
      • Required to lift 50 pounds .
      • Complete miscellaneous jobs according to instructions given.
        • Knowledge of the use and capabilities of heavy equipment and machinery used in maintenance and construction tasks.
        • Knowledge of both traffic and safety rules.
        • Knowledge of the practices and techniques applied to the safe operation of heavy equipment.
        • Ability to keep records and make oral or written reports.
        • Ability to make simple arithmetic computations.
        • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
        • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time.
        • Ability to climb, bend, stoop, and squat frequently.
        • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public.
        • Ability to work long hours out-of-doors, occasionally under adverse weather conditions.
        • Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills. Preferred Qualifications:
          • Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment.
          • Need to insure that equipment is operating in a safe and sound manner and capacity to keep records pertaining to such operations.
          • Ability to perform manual labor incidental to the assigned task.
          • Desire to perform related work as required. Education:
            • Completion of 8th grade, graduation from high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma preferred. Experience:

              Three years of experience in public works maintenance and/or construction work, one year of which involves the operation of a variety of heavy equipment. A comparable amount of directly related experience may be substituted for the minimum educational requirements.
              • Must maintain a safe driving record and have a valid driver's license.
              • Must be reliable, hard working and able to work in a team environment. What CRH Americas Offers You
                • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
                • Highly competitive base pay
                • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
                • Group retirement savings program
                • Health and wellness programs About CRH Americas

                  CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

                  CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

                  Preferred Materials - Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

                  EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

                  Date Posted: Nov 18, 2021

                  Nearest Major Market: Sarasota
                  Job Segment: HR, Compensation, Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Front End, Human Resources, Manufacturing, Technology

                  Watch our Day In The Life Video! Qualified Candidates, please click apply below and complete the online application that follows. It will take no more than 5 minutes and can be completed on any smart device.

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