Loader Operator, GCC Ready Mix - Cherokee

GCC Ready Mix

Cherokee, Iowa

GCC is currently hiring a loader operator in Cherokee.  They offer a very competitive benefits program including paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance plans, and a 401K.

Desired Qualifications:
  • High School or equivalent
  • Must have experience and training in operating a loader.
  • Must have at least one year of experience as a plant maintenance laborer.
  • Experience with general or routine maintenance tasks
  • Ability to safely operate a front-end loader.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow instructions and work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to read, write, and distinguish colors.

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Responsible for ensuring raw materials are properly received, stored, and loaded for production. Also responsible for performing routine maintenance on plant equipment and ensuring that the yard area is properly maintained and organized.

  • Ensure that the concrete plant and related equipment is operating properly at all times; inspect the plant for greasing and check oil fluid levels; grease and oil as required; keep plant and equipment clean and free of excess material; ensure all material handling equipment is working.
  • Prepares equipment for plant startup each morning.
  • Observe incoming raw materials to ensure required specifications are met.
  • Operates from end loader to unload raw materials and place in proper storage bins.
  • Retrieves appropriate material with front end loader according to specifications given by the batch operator and loads material in the proper bin for processing.
  • Maintain proper levels of aggregates and admixtures; notify plant manager of impending shortages on a timely basis; keep hoppers full of aggregates.
  • Treat customers and inspectors courteously at all times.
  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance at all times; wear a uniform.
  • Keep equipment and plant site neat and clean at all times; wash outside of the plant and equipment whenever necessary; maintain plant grounds; pick up trash, etc. from grounds; make sure all equipment is in its proper place.
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in a safe manner at all times; wear all required safety equipment; follow all safety guidelines; perform all pre and post-trip inspections; fill out inspection reports daily; notify the Maintenance Division immediately of any potential or current safety problems.
  • Follow all environmental regulations; clean up any excess material which would cause environmental problems; operate reclaimer.
  • Assist plant manager in batching and other duties as necessary.
  • Assist plant manager and dispatch in truck/driver communications.
  • Perform any miscellaneous duties requested by the plant manager, which may include, but is not limited to, cleaning up around the plant, picking up equipment or supplies, transporting company mail, training another employee, and filling in for an absent employee.

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Wednesday October 12th

Close: Saturday November 19th 2022

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