US Minerals
  • 31-Aug-2017 to 12-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Manufacturing
  • LaCygne, KS, USA
  • $12.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

US Minerals is looking for a Process Operator to join our growing organization! The individual in this position will primarily operate screeners, crushers, belt conveyors, bucket elevators, pumps, and similar mining type material handling equipment in a safe and efficient manner.


Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive and operate plant forklifts, skid steers, front-end loaders, excavators, off-road dump trucks, and rental equipment to include man lifts and boom trucks
  • Load bulk dump truck trailers, pneumatic truck trailers, Gondola-type railroad cars and Hopper-type railroad cars
  • Perform preventive maintenance on both mobile and fixed process equipment as required including fluid and filter changes and parts lubrication
  • Operate and maintain dryer, screeners, elevators, conveyors, pumps, and other process equipment
  • Complete weekly, monthly, and other periodic safety inspections
  • Assist maintenance personnel with disassembling and reassembling screeners/conveyors
  • Assist in performing preventative, routine and emergency maintenance and repairs on all plant process equipment, buildings, and grounds


Qualification and Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state issued driver's license
  • Minimum 5 years' experience operating heavy, motorized equipment used in earth moving type operations
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions
  • Prepare written reports and/or forms
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing or via radio
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work
  • Work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required
  • Minimum of 2 years hands on experience in mechanical maintenance
  • Must possess a working knowledge of pumps, conveyors, and air compressors.
  • Forklift experience a plus
  • Proven problem solving skills and mechanical aptitude
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple deliverables with a minimum of supervision


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