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DRAGLINE OPERATOR JOB

Country:  UNITED STATES
Location: 

NEWBERRY, FL, US

Company:  ARGOS USA LLC
Position Type:  FULL-TIME
Job Category:  CEMENT BUSINESS JOBS
Description: 

Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.

Dragline Operator

Country:  UNITED STATES

Location:  NEWBERRY, FL, US

Company:  ARGOS USA LLC

Position Type:  FULL-TIME

Job Category:  CEMENT BUSINESS JOBS

 

General purpose of the job

 

To understand the quarry operation and be able to operate the fixed and mobile equipment to safely produce the required quantity and quality of limestone for the plant.

 

Individual accountabilities

 

  • Take a personal interest in personal and team safety.  Continuously look for ways to improve safety and assist others to the same.  Must be dedicated to the safety of yourself and coworkers.  Follow all company guidelines and safety standards.  Attend safety meetings as scheduled.
  • Utilize all safety equipment, personal or otherwise, required by the company, following all company guidelines and MSHA safety standards.
  • Inspect all operating equipment each shift, complete inspection sheet and report problems immediately to the Quarry Supervisor. 
  • Correct any and all malfunctions or irregularities of operating equipment and safety hazards or report to supervisor if corrections cannot be made.
  • Must operate equipment and work in a safe manner at all times. Must become qualified on the following equipment: dragline, skid steer loaders, front end loader, dozer, excavator, water truck and haul trucks.
  • Maintain predetermined dig lines while excavating with the dragline.
  • Maintain the quarry area free of hazards, in a neat and orderly appearance that meets environmental standards. This includes berms, roadways, high walls, stockpiles, etc.
  • Do any cleanup that is necessary to have a better and safer working environment. Clean up in and around equipment, walkways, belt conveyors, and stockpile areas as needed.  Must conduct good housekeeping practices in work areas, including shoveling and cleaning around conveyor belts.
  • Operate and assist with maintaining the crushing and conveying equipment.
  • Must keep mobile equipment clean inside and out, maintaining equipment in the best operating condition.
  • Able to maintain fluid levels in equipment including fuel, engine oil, hydraulic fluid, and any others vital for equipment’s operation.
  • Produce sufficient raw materials of appropriate quality to support plant operations
  • Conduct equipment inspection as required, properly documenting pre-operational inspection and reporting any deficiencies.
  • Assist other departments and contractors as necessary for the efficient operation of the plant.
  • Will be utilized in other capacities during times of quarry downtime.

 

Education

 

High school

 

Technical knowledge and certifications

 

Training: Production of Cement

Technical knowledge and certifications: MS Office

 

 

 

Experience

0-3 años

 

 

Area of experience

Industrial Operations

 

Languages

English

 

Note:

Those interested in applying must have a work permit for the country and have an advanced domain of the language in which the vacancy is located.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.

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