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Water Truck Operator

Location
Canastota, New York
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 Aug 2022

Job Description:


WHAT WE BRING TO THE TABLE
  • Sign On Bonus - $2,000!
  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits Year-Round
  • Vacation & Paid Holidays
  • Opportunities for Winter Work and Learning New Skills

LEHIGH HANSON is seeking a Water Truck Operator for our Oriskany Falls facility located in New York. 
 
Lehigh Hanson has thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America's leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and related construction materials.  


 
HERE'S WHAT YOU'LL GET TO DO
 
Did you like to play with trucks when you were a kid?  How would like to drive one in a Quarry? Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Water Truck Operator. This position will operate the water truck safely around the loading and dumping areas. Safely operate the machine in all types of terrain and ground conditions. Maintain enough water on the roads to minimize dust, very difficult during the summer months. Operate other pieces of mobile equipment as needed. Safely judge distances between the water truck and multiple pieces of equipment.  Any other duties as instructed by supervisor.
  • Work safely and follow all Federal and State laws and regulations as well as company and site specific policies.
  • Conduct a complete pre- and post-shift safety inspection daily.
  • Keep enough moisture on the roads so dust is not generated while the haul trucks are operating.
  • Function in the traffic flow with larger faster moving vehicles.
  • Distinguish when roads are over-watered creating unsafe operating conductions.
  • Climb in and out of the water truck multiple times throughout the day.
  • Communicate with shop foreman on any safety or repair needs.
  • Communicate with other equipment and plant operators as to where water needs to be put down.
  • Other job duties as assigned.
 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Prefer 5 years prior heavy equipment experience
  • Experience in production loading in an open pit or underground mine
  • MSHA Part 48 training a plus
  • Physical Requirements:  sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Work Availability - Be available to work six days a week (Monday-Saturday) and occasionally on Sunday. 
  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.  

No search firms please

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

 
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process. 
 
No search firms please.

Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace
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Details

  • Job Reference: 697835307-2
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Lehigh Hanson
  • Location: Canastota, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent