Lehigh Hanson Laborer in Speed, Indiana
Line Of Business: Cement Operations
Primary Location: Speed-IN
The Company and the Role:
Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, and other concrete products.
Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.
Do you pride yourself in being a jack-of-all-trades? The Laborer is our entry-level position that is critical to support plant needs by ensuring a safe and productive work environment. In this position, you will have the opportunity to use different skills every day as you learn the aggregate industry and fill in for vacancies in various areas of our plant.
This position will reside in Speed, IN.
What you’ll get to do:
Load and unload trucks following safe operating procedures
Operate mobile equipment on plant property (loader, haul truck, water truck, etc.)
Maintain cleanliness of plant work areas
Assist with plant tasks including lubrication, maintenance, repairs
Transport materials to and from storage and shop areas
Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures; assist with physical inspections of plant property/departments.
Who we are looking for:
High school diploma or GED required
Previous experience in an open pit mine a plus
Experience using (or ability to learn) plant mobile equipment
Ability to use shovel, broom, jackhammer, sweeper, forklift, bobcat and vacuum truck.
Ability to work different extended hours, holidays and/or overtime required
Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment
Benefits & Compensation:
We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.
No search firms, please.
Lehigh Hanson is a Drug-Free Workplace.
Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled