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Pattison Sand Company LLC Surface Heavy Equipment Operator in CLAYTON, Iowa

MUST APPLY ONLINE AT OUR WEBSITE-i offers a competitive wageiSchedule: Must be flexible to Monday- Friday and some possible weekend workWe are seeking a Surface Heavy Equipment Operator to join our team in Clayton, Iowa. The Surface Heavy Equipment Operator will work with our surface mine team in collaboration with the underground mine, aggregate crushing line and sand crushing line to move and extract raw sand and aggregate material. iThey will perform highly complex and difficult construction activities by operating a variety of heavy equipment. We train our employees to help ensure procedures and work standards are followed, and that those around them clearly understand them. They are required to comply with company, local, state, and federal compliance and safety rules. This is a career position working as a member of a great team with an established company that offers competitive salaries and full benefits!Primary Responsibilities:Operate a variety of heavy equipment such as graders, cranes, front-end loaders, excavators and haul trucks Conduct routine inspections to identify needed maintenance or repairs prior to operating equipmentMonitor gauges and other indicators to ensure safe operation Operate underground mining equipment in production and support activitiesMaintain records of time worked and materials used Ensure procedures and work standards for all tasks are understood, adhered to and complied with at all times. Must watch out for others at all timesCommunicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisorsQualifications and Requirements:Must have the ability to: Physically operate heavy equipmentProficiently speak and write EnglishStand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces and bend or stoopWork up to 12-hour shifts Climb on and off equipment and laddersWork at heightsWear a half-mask respirator for up to 12 hours at a timeLift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistanceWork in a team environmentEducation and Work ExperienceHigh school diploma or equivalent desirable but not requiredPrior mining experience preferredPrior heavy equipment operator experience requiredCredential and Licenses Required Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsiteAll Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver's LicenseJob BenefitsPattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefits program! Some of the benefits include:Paid time off (160 hours your 1st year)Affordable health, life, flex spending, dental and vision insurance Company sponsored short term disability and life insurance401k with matchingAdvancement Opportunities:iPattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees' skills in order to promote from within the company.Disclosures:Mandatory Drug Testing iiPattison Sand Company is a drug-free workplace and all prospective employees have to pass a pre-employment drug test and employment physical.Reasonable Accommodations Statement:To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.