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Wendling Quarries, Inc. Equipment Operator in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

General Info:Job Type: Full-Time Minimum Years of Experience Required: Entry Level Minimum Years of Education Required: High School/GED/ Overtime Available

Wendling Quarries, Inc. (WQI) is a third generation family owned and operated business that produces crushed stone, sand and gravel for individuals and businesses in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. An increasing portion of our business is in the process of recycled concrete and asphalt. We have a reputation of providing quality products and prompt service to our customers. WQI shares a faithful commitment to each other, supporting each other, having fun and working together to support the communities where we live and work. Our mission is "to safely do everything we do better than anyone else" and we are committed to our core values of family, excellence and human potential. Our strategy is built around developing a highly-engaged, high-performing workforce and we take seriously the duty to give all of our employees the opportunity to become the best version of themselves.

We take pride in our work and our employees.

Wendling Quarries is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Summary:

In this full time, year round position the employee will be trained in a variety of areas including operating a dozer, a haul truck, an excavator and a moto grader for our Stripping Crew. Join our team in this exciting position where you have the opportunity to learn many different duties.

Job Duties:

  • Operate heavy equipment to prepare sites for production

  • Operate heavy equipment to return site to a usable condition following production

  • Strip overburden

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds

  • Acceptable driving record

  • Mechanical knowledge preferred but not required

  • Operating experience preferred

The hours for this position include: Monday - Friday with occasional Saturday work. On average works 50 to 55 hour weeks depending on the season.

Benefits of joining our team:

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Retirement Benefit

  • Disability Insurance

  • Per Diem and mileage- Applicable for some locations.

  • PTO

  • Paid Holidays

  • Flex Plan

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Company Outings- Adventureland, Golf, Bowling and other events throughout the year.

  • Health Wellness screening

  • Employee Discounts on Materials (Rock, Etc.)

  • We offer direct deposit and a weekly pay period

Thank you for your interest in our opportunity, for immediate consideration please click the Apply button above.