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Heavy Equipment Operator - 1

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Seattle, Washington, 98170, United States
Posted:
February 14, 2018
Description:

Heavy Equipment Operator - 1

Seattle, WA 98170

Heavy Equipment Operator

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the transportation of raw materials within the Plant using heavy equipment, including front end loader, forklift and bulldozer, to off load barges and feed materials into feeders and hoppers. The position takes quality samples of various materials, performs manual labor, maintains housekeeping standards and follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Operate and maintain mill according to established procedures and processes

Move recycled wallboard using front-end loader forklift to feed machines and conveyor belts

Move gypsum rock in the Dome using the bulldozer

Manually remove both dry and wet powder from under conveyor belts to clean area using hand tools

Maintain equipment in proper working order

Assist with off-load of ship and barges by securing ship to dock, monitoring rock lines and filling of dome

Perform housekeeping duties as required

Change filter bags annually

Observe written safety plant regulations and instructions

Check, collect, and organize all parts and tools prior to starting job

Maintain a safe work environment and recognize unsafe conditions and practices and make corrections to prevent injuries and property loss. Required to complete safety audits/inspections of the assigned work area.

Support 5S and World Class Manufacturing initiatives

Work within the Safe Work Process and Permitting procedures in CertainTeed Gypsum Inc.

Report to work on a regular and consistent basis

Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED

Ability to understand the operations of forklift, front end loader, bulldozer and equipment

Ability to coordinate eyes, hands and feet to control movement of vehicle/equipment

Ability to understand traffic laws

Ability to work safely at all times

Ability to move attachments for equipment, sometimes by hand

Ability to move cribbing and shoring for equipment

Working outdoors during varying weather conditions

Tolerating jolting, vibration and noise of equipment

Estimating distances to move materials to specified sites

Knowledge of Company policies, practices and procedures

Knowledge of recycle area and

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Heavy Equipment Operator

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the transportation of raw materials within the Plant using heavy equipment, including front end loader, forklift and bulldozer, to off load barges and feed materials into feeders and hoppers. The position takes quality samples of various materials, performs manual labor, maintains housekeeping standards and follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Operate and maintain mill according to established procedures and processes

Move recycled wallboard using front-end loader forklift to feed machines and conveyor belts

Move gypsum rock in the Dome using the bulldozer

Manually remove both dry and wet powder from under conveyor belts to clean area using hand tools

Maintain equipment in proper working order

Assist with off-load of ship and barges by securing ship to dock, monitoring rock lines and filling of dome

Perform housekeeping duties as required

Change filter bags annually

Observe written safety plant regulations and instructions

Check, collect, and organize all parts and tools prior to starting job

Maintain a safe work environment and recognize unsafe conditions and practices and make corrections to prevent injuries and property loss. Required to complete safety audits/inspections of the assigned work area.

Support 5S and World Class Manufacturing initiatives

Work within the Safe Work Process and Permitting procedures in CertainTeed Gypsum Inc.

Report to work on a regular and consistent basis

Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed in a manufacturing plant environment with limited HVAC, concrete floors, and exposure to industrial noise, dust, chemicals and temperature changes

Normal plant operation is 24 hours, 7 days a week and work hours may vary depending on business needs.

May require long hours, rotational and shift work, and weekend and holiday work

Physical demands include, but not limited to: walking and climbing, entering confined spaces, and heights; able to lift 50 pounds; able to operate powered machinery and tools

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment necessary to comply with government and company safety standards whenever engineered methods of reducing hazards or physical requirements cannot be reasonably accommodated.

Job includes tasks that require walking, pushing, pulling, bending, twisting, gripping, stair and ladder climbing, entering confined spaces, navigating rough terrain and occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.

May require long periods of sitting, walking, standing, and working on a computer or engaging in telephone conversation.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

High school or equivalent

Required experience:

Heavy Equipment Mechanic: 4 years

Heavy Equipment Operator: 4 years

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. Heavy Equipment Mechanic experience minimum 4 years

2. Heavy Equipment Operator experience minimum 4 years

3. Bulldozer experience is a must.

4. Ability to understand the operations of forklift, front end loader, bulldozer and equipment

5. Ability to coordinate eyes, hands and feet to control movement of vehicle/equipment

6. Ability to move attachments for equipment, sometimes by hand

7. Ability to move cribbing and shoring for equipment

8. Tolerating jolting, vibration and noise of equipment

9. Estimating distances to move materials to specified sites

10. Knowledge of recycle area and processes and procedures

11. Ability to operate mechanical equipment including dozer, loader and forklift which is primarily driven in reverse requiring turning and twisting of torso and neck

12. High school diploma or equivalent

13. Experience operating front end

PREFERRED OR DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

14. Previous experience with maintenance of gypsum production equipment

15. Previous forklift experience

16. Heavy equipment certification

17. Present Salary?

18. Salary Expectation?

19. Must be a US Citizen or Green Card holder?

20. Current Address?