Quality Control Tech/Heave Equipment Operator – Dredge Mine

at Foley Products Company
Location Madison, Georgia
Date Posted July 31, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


The heavy equipment operator/QC Tech is responsible for operating heavy equipment in an efficient, safe and appropriate manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life while supporting mining activities. Heavy equipment may include rock truck, packer, rubber tire backhoe, dozer, excavator, scraper, grader, dredge and other pieces of equipment. Duties include but are not limited to:

Operates all equipment in an efficient manner and for its intended use while supporting mining activities
Conducts pre-operational checks on equipment and cleans, lubricates and refills equipment as necessary: notifies the supervisor or foreman of all damaged or unsafe equipment or tools.
Operates heavy equipment such as backhoes, dozers, loaders and graders to excavate, move, load and grade earth, rock, gravel or other materials during mining related activities
Operates heavy equipment to move, load and unload materials and supplies.
Cleans heavy equipment as schedules and/or required, including removing personal belongings and trash from cab and wiping up spills etc.
Interacts with internal or external customers in a professional, courteous and respectful manner that contributes toward a positive and productive worksite.
Performs daily quality assurance activities for the min, inspecting and testing materials as required
Completes compliance documentation and record keeping for the facility
Provides sales with process/material testing data per customer's needs

Experience and Skills:

Must have experience operating at least some of the following equipment: rock truck, packer, rubber tire backhoe, dozer, excavator (Caterpillar, Hitachi, John Deer and/or Komatsu mini 50's to 800's), and single motor scraper. Quality control experience in a mining environment preferred.

Experience operating single engine 621 (G/F) Caterpillar scrapers, D6 (R/T) or D8 (T) Caterpillar or 650 John Deer dozers or 14-140 (H) graders is considered an asset.
QC experience in mining preferred. Ability to obtain required QC certifications not already held
Sound understanding of safety regulations, safe work practices and work procedures and be capable of assisting in maintaining safe work sites.
Good written and verbal communication skills
Good interpersonal and organizational skills
Basic mathematical ability
Ability to operate computer and supporting software packages - working knowledge of Microsoft Office required (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Ability to multitask
Good vision and spatial ability.
Good eye-hand coordination and good manual dexterity.
Physical strength and stamina.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
Basic small hand and power tool knowledge is considered an asset.
Previous sand/gravel/dredge mining experience is a plus

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