OldCastle Equipment Operator - Cleveland, TX in Cleveland, Texas
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Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities. We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners.
Operates heavy equipment as directed and specified while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures to produce a superior product.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Read job specifications to determine operator adjustments and material requirements
Sets stops or guides to specific lengths as indicated by scale, rule or templates
Observes equipment operation to detect machine malfunction
Performs routine maintenance to include lubricating, fueling and cleaning
Inspect and complete equipment report daily
Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area.
Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
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, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.
Requirements / Education / Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent; a minimum of two years of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be able to pass an internal certification program
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
Have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
Maintain a high level of accuracy in all aspects of work assignments
While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 100 lbs
Withstand repetitive motion of the hands, wrists, elbows, back, legs and shoulders
Must have the ability to work outdoors with extreme weather conditions
Able to work a flexible schedule
What Oldcastle Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
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Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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