Mellott Company is looking for an Equipment Operator.

Job Scope:

This position ensures proper greasing of equipment, oil changes on equipment, and assisting the Superintendent on daily maintenance of the plant. Individuals must have the ability to operate a skid loader.

Essential Duties:

• Properly grease equipment
• Monitor oil levels and perform oil changes on equipment
• Shovel catwalk and clean up around the plant
• Assist Superintendent in starting of all equipment
• Assist Superintendent in shutting down of all equipment
• Safely operate skid loader
• Perform screen cloth inspections
• Gain cutting torch experience
• Maintain an overall safe and clean work area
• Drive company vehicles to, from, and on crushing sites

Secondary Duties:

• Maximize production and cycle times
• Develop skills to advance
• Complete all paperwork when needed
• Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Knowledge and proper use of personal protective equipment
• MSHA training and certification required
• Equipment safety training required

Education Requirements:

High school diploma, GED, or equal years of experience

Experience Requirements:

One to two years of experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

Individuals must be prepared for:
Reaching – 10% of shift
Bending – 5% of shift
Pushing – 0% of shift
Pulling – 0% of shift
Climbing – 10% of shift
Sitting – 60% of shift
Overhead work – 0% of shift
Standing – 10% of shift
Walking – 30% of shift
Lifting up to 50 pounds – 3% of shift

The employee must perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The company will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability, as defined by the ADA, who has made the company aware of his or her disability, provided that such accommodation does not constitute an undue hardship on the company.

Other Requirements:

• Pass a pre-employment drug screen and pre-employment physical
• Ability to travel up to two weeks at a time
• Possess a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

Work Environment:

Work takes place at a crushing site that is outdoors, subject to weather. The volume at a crushing site is loud. Personal protective equipment, such as a hard hat, steel toe boots, safety goggles, and earplugs/muffs, is required on the crushing site. Individuals may be exposed to hot or cold temperatures

Career Ladder:

This position could lead to advancement to a Feeder Operator position.
Safety: Promote a Healthy and Safe Culture
Empower employees to make the workplace safe
Establish employee ownership for safe behavior and awareness
Plan safety into all tasks
Learn from unsafe experiences to prevent future accidents

Performance Standards:

The criteria for an evaluation in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Successful development and timely completion of individual and divisional annual objectives
  2. Accomplishment of professional development goals as established in the employee performance evaluation
  3. Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in building and maintaining levels of trust and respect
  4. Satisfactory annual evaluation by supervisor
    Note: Mellott Company reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time with or without notice to the employee.

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