The Utility -Crew-member will perform cross-functional duties in plant maintenance, production, and equipment operation. Duties include greasing and lubricating plant equipment, maintaining plant housekeeping, operating equipment and performing routine maintenance on plant and equipment. This position reports to the Sr. Team Coordinator.
Assist in plant operations including production, quality control, loading and shipping
Assist with preventative and routine maintenance on mobile and plant equipment
Must be willing to cross train in all plant areas
Learn to operate plant-specific mobile equipment
Perform daily pre/post-shift inspections on equipment and maintain maintenance log
Follow all safety rules, regulations and procedures as set forth by the Federal and State agencies & Company policies
Demonstrate a positive, upbeat attitude and energy leveltoward teammates, peers, and customers
Maintains good housekeeping in areas of responsibility
Other duties as requested
Minimum Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED preferred
1 year equipment operation, plant operation, or maintenance experience required
Ability to learn rapidly, follow directions, acquire acceptable work habits such as punctuality, skill, neatness and dependability
Must be able to read and interpret gauges/dials and make competent decisions related to processing equipment
Must be able to communicate effectively in English and be able to read, understand, and convey work instructions and assignments
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work with little or no supervision.
Must be able to prioritize workload in an efficient manner
Service oriented and a team player with a "can do" attitude
Must be able to work irregular shifts and work days/nights and weekends
Must be able to perform duties in a safe manner. This job requires the ability to wear a hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed boots and hearing protection
Must be able to climb stairs to a height of 100 ft. and work at this height
Ability to operate radio, CB radio, computer and other equipment as required
Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around all areas of equipment
Lift up to 50 lbs. to waist level and carry 20 yard
Ability to use hand tools such as grease guns, shovels, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc.
Must be able to work in areas where noise levels are up to 90 dbs
Will work in varied environments (in all weather conditions heat, cold, wet, humid, dry and/or dusty conditions)
Exposure to cement, clay, limestone, shale, and other raw materials and various chemicals, solvents and lubricants
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in construction and extraction occupations is projected to grow 4 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations, and gain about 296,300 new jobs. Overall growth in the economy and population will increase demand for new buildings, roads, and other structures, which will create new jobs in construction and extraction occupations.
According to BLS, the median annual wage for all construction and extraction occupations was $48,610 in May 2020, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $41,950.