• Heavy Equipment Operator

    # of Openings
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Hourly Full-Time
    Product Line
    Job Locations
    US-MI-Battle Creek
    Aggregate Industries Management, Inc.
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    This position directly reports to the various quarry supervisors.  All duties are performed in a work-safe manner; plant safety rules are followed and individual works as a team member.  Primary responsibilities include assisting in production functions and maintenance.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environment and areas.                   
    • Prioritizes SAFETY, then QUALITY, followed by PRODUCTION
    • Ensures a safe work environment for self and others at all times. 
    • Understand and comply with Environmental Health & Safety policies to assure that environmental, health and safety are the first priority
    • Actively support key safety initiatives at the facility and assist as needed to improve EHS
    • Communicates effectively and timely with staff
    • Ensure all work areas are clean, tidy and organized at all times
    • Trains and coaches other employees when needed
    • Performs other duties as time permits or as assigned 


    • Internal controls providing reasonable assurance of effective and efficient operations, including actions to prevent and detect fraud and protect Company resources
    • Ensure compliance with internal control procedures - unwarranted deviations from established standards, and violations of policy or law
    • Ability to work independently, self-starter, yet able to participate within a team environment


    Qualification Profile:

    Education and Work Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Previous surface mining experience preferred but not required
    • Basic math, reading, and writing skills are required (English)
    • Welding, cutting, and mechanical skills are desired


    Physical Requirements & Conditions:

    • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical/drug/alcohol test
    • Must be able to travel given certain circumstances, up to but not excluding travel 3 hours away from home mine site.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Able to perform basic math computations
    • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits
    • Punctual and reliable; good attendance required
    • Good communication skills – verbal and listening
    • Detail-oriented
    • Team-player
    • Positive, courteous, and helpful approach
    • Motivated and eager to learn new skills
    • Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed


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