Mine Operator 1 Vernal AB
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our Vernal Mine – Vernal, UT. Vernal, a pleasant small town, offers wonderful fishing, river running, hiking, biking, and camping. DUTIES:
Proper and safe operation of heavy equipment in a mining situation:
1800 Hitachi hydraulic shovel, D-11 dozers, 100 ton haul trucks, Cat 993 loaders, 16H motor grader, water truck, large rotary blasthole drill, and other equipment necessary to the mining operation
Handling explosives (ATF background check required)
Equipment inspection; Record keeping and reporting
Housekeeping duties (work areas as assigned)
Prompt and regular attendance and safe work performance required
Understand and comply with all company policies, procedures, governmental regulations, SOP'sQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
3+ years of experience in the operation of heavy mining equipment
Good written and verbal communication skills; legible handwriting
Ability to utilize independent judgment, assess situations, make decisions, and safely perform the essential functions of the job
Ability to work well alone and with others in a team oriented environment; must have the ability to interface effectively with others so that information is professionally communicated
Promote, support and ensure self-compliance with safety rules
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb stairs and ladders, climb on and off equipment, work at elevated heights and in cramped quarters, and walk over rough terrain; frequent walking, standing, stooping, kneeling, pulling
Must be able to work safely in extreme environmental conditions (hot, cold, wet, dusty, noisy) inside and outside and in confined work spaces
Must be willing to work overtime, and 12-hour rotating shift work, to meet operational goals
Must have a valid UT driver's license or the ability to get one
Proven record of prompt and regular attendance, dependability and safe work performanceDESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
Basic mechanical knowledge
Experience handling explosives HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID# 5824External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 5824Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply. When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website.
If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org. **The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**