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Heavy Equipment Mining Operator

Location: 

Wayan, ID, US, 83285

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

This person must be responsible for decisions, actions and failures; must establish clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results. In addition, the Heavy Equipment Operator must partner with others to get work done and work cooperatively with others across the organization to achieve shared objectives. Employees in this classification are expected to continue to learn and improve their skill in preparation of higher level classification and added responsibilities. Job classification may advance upon employees request and completion of advancement, testing, and evaluation.

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Pre-shift inspections
  • Safely operate and haul material in haul units to assigned locations in various weather conditions
  • Align equipment properly for loading and unloading of material
  • Aid in freeing equipment from environmental conditions
  • Assist with other production needs and necessities. 
  • Complete “T” Skill Level in “Skill Based Advancement System”
  • Pass “A” Truck Skill Level (See “Skill Based Advancement System”)
  • The employee shall perform his/her work duties in compliance with all Facility, Company, and Regulatory (State or Federal) Environmental, Health, Safety and/or Security policies, rules and regulations.  This includes, but is not limited to: maintaining a safe and secure work environment, protecting company sensitive information, and reporting suspicious or unauthorized activities and/or behaviors.

Typical Education

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to comprehend and follow instructions verbally and written

Relevant Experience

Heavy Equipment Operator

  • CAT 785 - transporting material
  • Hitachi 3600
  • Caterpillar 16 / 19 / 24 graders
  • Production Drills

Required Certifications

MSHA - Preferred but not required

CDL - Not required but a plus

Other Information

  • Lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • May be required to, but not limited to; sit ,stand, kneel, crouch, climb, bend, and reach for unspecified time periods during a shift
  • Work exposures may include, but not limited to, the following conditions: wind, rain, snow, extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, dust, chemical and electrical hazards
  • Reasoning Skills
  • Defensive driving skills
  • Positive Attitude 

 

SHIFT Schedule

  • 5 on 5 off - 12 hour shifts. Weekends required and Holiday's are upon necessity. 

NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Job Requisition ID: 4294

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Smoky Canyon Mine - Wayan 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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