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Dragline Operator (Quarry) - Sumterville, FL

Ash Grove Cement Company
Sumterville, FL 33585
  • Job Code
Job ID: 419533

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, provides Portland and masonry cements to help build the foundation and infrastructure for the world around us. We ship millions of tons of cement from our plants and network of terminals located across North America. When you work for Ash Grove, you are connecting to something bigger. We stand together to reinvent the way our world is built. Join our team and help Ash Grove build America.


Operates a power-driven crane (dragline) equipped with a dragline bucket, suspended from the boom by cable to excavate or move aggregates such as sand, gravel, rock, clay, and mud from an open pit/quarry/lake.

Essential Duties

  • Operates dragline powered by diesel/hydraulic and electrical in and around the excavating area as safety permits. Moves hand levers and depresses pedals to rotate crane on chassis and position boom above excavation point, to raise and lower boom, to lower the bucket to material, to drag bucket toward crane to excavate or move material, to place a bucket over unloading point, and to tilt bucket to release material.
  • Conducts routine equipment checks for proper operation. Maintains mechanical condition of dragline by inspecting and reporting items needing service or repair to Quarry Supervisor and/or maintenance personnel.
  • Performs routine maintenance such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning. May service and perform repairs to dragline with maintenance personnel as needed.
  • Makes daily workplace inspections and pre-shift equipment inspections.
  • Operates equipment efficiently to limit downtime and minimize costs.
  • Ensures efficient and safe operation of equipment.
  • Complies with all Safety, Health, Environmental, and other Company policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of operating heavy equipment in an excavating environment. Prior experience operating a dragline is preferred.
  • License: valid driver's license required.
  • May be required to return to work during non-business hours in emergency situations and to perform work on a scheduled stand-by assignment. May be required to work shifts.
  • Ability to perform tasks that include driving, walking, climbing equipment, working within confined spaces, and lifting up to 50 lbs. or more.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Cement Manufacturing -- Knowledge of raw materials, methods, and the tools involved in the mining, production, shipping, and packaging of cement.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of equipment used, machines, and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of the technology used and manufacturing of cement. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of cement.
  • Environmental - Knowledge of proper allocation of waste material.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

  • Ability to safely work in an outdoor environment with frequent exposure to heat, cold, dust, and noise.
  • Ability to perform tasks that include frequent sitting, standing, walking, climbing equipment, and working within confined spaces to access and inspect equipment.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Ash Grove Cement, a CRH company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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