Entry level Equipment Operator

US-LA-Davant
ID
2017-3759
# of Openings
5
Category
Manufacturing
Type
Direct Hire

Overview

Incumbent performs a wide variety of tasks involving mobile and fixed equipment operation, conveyor systems and barges. Assist operators and maintenance personnel. Works under direct or indirect supervision.

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate and maintain behaviors that proactively support safe work practices while recognizing and communicating conditions of potential risk.
  • Know and use established safety rules and regulations including “Lock out – Tag out” procedures.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepares for Operator C position by training to operate equipment listed for Operator C with the guidance of a skilled operator.

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma/GED; 1-3 years related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, attention to detail, and follow work rules. Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator’s driver license

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Hearing:

Normal hearing to recognize and respond to verbal directions, unusual noises in equipment and equipment alarms.

Climb:

Climb into and out of vessels with vertical or incline ladders of 45 ft. or stairs (straight or spiral). Must climb into cranes of 60’ height to check equipment or deliver parts.

Reach:

Extend both arms fully throughout a normal range of motion in both horizontal and vertical planes. Grip, hold and move objects with hands and fingers.

Step:

2 feet vertical, 2 feet horizontal. Walk on slippery and/or wet surfaces.

Crawl:

Crawl or lower self through hatch 18” in diameter. Crawl up to 10 ft. under tractor to check for fluid leaks or mechanical problems.

Vision:

Corrected 20/40 must have normal depth perception, normal peripheral vision and normal night vision.

Grip/Hold/Pull:

40 pounds. Pull in ship lines and cables to secure to the dock.

Lift

40 pounds. Barge covers (grain doors).

Agility:

Must be able to stand on coal or phosphate as it moves, must be able to work in high elevations.

Speech:

Must be able to communicate with operators by use of a radio.

Schedule:

Able to work a rotating day/night work shift.

 

 

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