Utility Position (Owensboro, KY)

Yager Materials is accepting applications for a Utility Position (Owensboro, KY)


The utility position will be used to cover various positions within the sand & gravel operations and aggregate yards. Including but not limited to; loader operator, conveyor operator, dock man, deck hand, dredge pump man, scale house/pug-mill operation, etc.


  • Loader Operator- safe and efficient loading of customer trucks with the proper aggregate product, to the requested tonnages.
  • Conveyor Operator- operation/preventative maintenance of conveyor system using standard operating guidelines of the conveyor belt barge unloading systems
  • Dock Man- assisting material handler operator in barge unloading process by rigging/operating winch cables and its systems, operating clean-up front end loader, cleaning barge deck/walkways, etc.
  • Deck Hand- work as a crewmember on a tow boat performing necessary tasks to make tow, drops, spot and switch barges. From time to time it could require night time fleet watch, or multiple day stay on the line boat.
  • Pump Man- position is located on the cutter dredge and requires MSHA training along with the ability to operate the suction/cutter to safely and efficiently produce sand and gravel for the processing plant.
  • Other misc. duties may be assigned by management including but not limited to; pug-mill/scale house operator, housekeeping, and other laborer duties.


  • Commitment to safety, having a positive attitude toward safety policies
  • Ability to follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Deckhand experience
  • Heavy Equipment Operation (Front-end Loader preferred)

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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