Equipment Operator (Battletown, KY)

Yager Materials is accepting applications for an Equipment Operator (Battletown, KY)


Operation of heavy equipment, maintaining stockpiles and road ways, maintain the flow of materials and product, loads trucks with stone, moves and shoves up stock piled material, maintains roads and performs general plant cleanup, feeds portable screening plant, unloads material, pulls up counter weight for belt line repair, and other duties as assigned by management.

General Qualifications
3 months or more training or experience. Training or experience with equipment or machinery. Perform the four basic arithmetic functions and use common units of measure. Requires average intelligence, spatial perception, motor coordination, finger dexterity, manual dexterity, eye-hand-foot coordination, verbal and numerical skills, form perception, clerical perception and color discrimination. Work well in a team environment with contractors, customers, peers and management in general.

Complete safety, health and task training.
Meet requirements for employment and the position.
Read and Use the operator’s manuals and fill out simple reports such as pre-shift inspection forms.
Carry out simple oral and written instructions & deal with simple problems from standardized situations.
Have knowledge of the machines mechanics.
Know safety, environmental and other federal, state and local regulations needed for the job.
Know quality control considerations.
Demonstrate safe, productive job performance.
Safely Load and dump materials in designated areas accurately and efficiently.
Safely Charge various dump hoppers at established average tons per hour rate as needed.
Safely lubricate, service and maintain the machine.
Safely Perform safety inspections of the machine and work area.
Safely perform medium work by occasionally lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 pounds.
Safely climb on and around equipment and sit for long periods while operating the machine.
Safely Perform scheduled maintenance on the assigned machine.
Safely complete other assigned training.
Safely meet the supervisor’s standards of performance.
Safely Replaces or assists other workers as needed.
Safely performs other tasks as assigned by supervision or designated lead person.

About the Team

With over 100 years of experience, Owensboro, KY has been home to Yager Materials. During this time, Yager has grown to become a premiere producer and service provider within the community and the various yards supplied along the Ohio River. In 2019, Yager Materials merged with Carmeuse Lime & Stone to leverage each company’s strengths to provide our customers with the superior construction services and further diversify our construction portfolio. • Construction Services - Yager has the experience, equipment, and innovative technology to handle all of your construction needs, as small as renting a vehicle to constructing highways for the public and private sector. • Asphalt - Offering environmentally friendly asphalt paving service using hot and warm mix technologies and offering high recycle capabilities. • Aggregate - A leading supplier of construction stone, derrick stone, rip-rap, decorative stone, gravel and sand. • Ready-Mix Concrete - Foremost concrete provider in Western Kentucky, supplying concrete for commercial, residential, and public projects. • Marine - Utilizing our state of the art facility, we build and repair traditional and specialized barges.


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