Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator (Darrow, LA)

Impala Terminals is accepting applications for a Heavy Mobile Equipment Operator in Darrow, LA.

Main Purpose:

To operate various types of mobile equipment, mainly D-10 on the stockpile.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:     


  • To safely / professionally operate mobile equipment to be used for stockpile operations.
  • To maintain, groom, compact, and reclaim stock from piles.
  • Conduct a pre-use inspection on all equipment operated.
  • Lubricate and grease equipment as per OEM Manual prior to operating equipment.
  • Ability to zero pad with 988 wheel loader and 834 wheel dozer.
  • Ability to feed the dozer traps effectively without pushing to the wall or over the wall.
  • Work and maintain material (petroleum coke, coal, etc.) in storage piles to prevent run off form the stockpile.
  • Report equipment deficiencies and submit work request.
  • Ability to work overtime on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Complete all other tasks assigned by management.
  • Operate the equipment in the right direction and angles to prevent accidents and damage of property.
  • Ability to work at elevated heights.
  • Ability to read / write and understand directions.

Compliance Health, Safety, Environmental, and Security:

  • Report all Accidents, Incidents, and Near Misses.
  • Adhere to all Terminal H.S.E/Security Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensure all emergency equipment is operational.
  • Report any unusual or suspicious activity.
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment physical.
  • Adhere to all Operation Policies and Procedures.
  • Adhere to all local, state, and federal regulatory agency requirements.
  • Capable of receiving T.W.I.C. credentials.
  • Complete all required annual training.
  • Attend all scheduled pre-shift safety meetings.

Experience Knowledge Skills:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Experience operating heavy machinery
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Team oriented.

Key Relationships and Department Overview:

This position reports to the Operations Supervisor of the Burnside Terminal.

About Us

Impala Terminals owns and operates a network of ports, port terminals and warehouses which, combined with its transport assets, provide end-to-end logistics solutions for dry and liquid bulk cargoes, general cargo and containers. Impala Terminals through its own operations and its branded assets employs over 1,500 members of staff and owns and operates 28 facilities across 20 countries around the world.

Impala Terminals was created in 2010 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Trafigura, a market leader in the global commodities industry to support the company's commodity flows. In 2018, a joint venture was created between Trafigura and global fund manager IFM Investors to own and operate Impala Terminals' network of concentrates terminal infrastructure in Mexico, Peru and Spain, and also includes oil supply chain including fluvial barges, oil tank terminals and retail outlets operating under a Puma Energy brand in Paraguay and a global operations which provide global freight forwarding and multimodal transportation services for Trafigura and third party clients. The strongly backed company has an ambitious business plan with strong targets for investment and growth, whilst continuing to apply the highest standards in health, safety and environmental management.

To learn more and apply for this position, click here.

Learn more about Impala Terminals here.