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Sandpits Equipment Operator-Fairbury, Beatrice Sand & Gravel / a NEBCO Company

NEBCO, Inc. Fairbury, NE

Job Description

Sandpits Equipment Operator-Fairbury,

Beatrice Sand & Gravel


Operates equipment to include a rubber tire loader, track loader, track dozer, skid loader, excavator, dredge and other various types    of  sand and gravel pit  equipment. Provide support maintenance / mechanical/welding/fabricating facility work by performing the following tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Operate plant and mobile equipment to support production and sales functions at plant site.

Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, moves levers, turns steering wheel, etc. to operate equipment.

Maintain plant site, equipment and shop according to safety standards, including all aspects of good housekeeping.

Check brakes, tires, springs, engine oil, etc. on a daily basis.  Complete required inspection sheets. Grease, change oil, change tires and perform other maintenance as required.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

Requires previous heavy equipment operating experience.  Proven mechanical troubleshooting skills preferred.  Must also be mechanically and physically inclined to provide support mechanical skills to the operation.

Language Skills:      

Ability to read and comprehend instructions.  Good written and verbal communication skills.  Ability to speak effectively.

Reasoning Ability:   

Ability to follow directions and instructions and operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner.  Ability to apply common sense to typical situations.  Ability to utilize problem solving skills.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be capable of becoming certified on heavy equipment.

Other Skills and Abilities:                   

Must be able to operate with minimal supervision, be a trouble shooter and take initiative to anticipate, investigate and resolve problems.  Must be a self starter.  Must be able to work well with others. 

Other Qualifications:                                                     

Must be flexible regarding work assignments.  Must demonstrate willingness to perform other support duties during non busy times.  Must be able to work with various hand tools of the trade.  Must have good manual dexterity and good motor coordination skills.  Must be able to work a flexible work schedule during busy season.  Must be able to work late or irregular hours.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  Would regularly climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; able to talk, hear, and smell. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds to waist high and be able to use up to 35 pounds of force occasionally.  Direct frontal reaching is required while the employee may be required to lift 25 pounds over the head occasionally.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Employees are required to wear protective safety gear, eye & ear protection.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, confined spaces and possible extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee will also climb stairs or ladders to access the plant or equipment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Employees are required to wear protective ear protection.  There are some chemical exposures that are part of performing the job.  SDS sheets are available in the department.  Plant and field environment with exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases and chemicals.   This is a non-smoking campus.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment. 

Employment is subject to background check, driving check, drug screen and physical

Equipment Operator-Fairbury, Beatrice Sand & Gravel

An EEO Employer

Job Details

Date Posted March 31, 2020
Date Closes July 30, 2020
Address 712 D Street
Located In Fairbury, NE
Department Quarry Operations
Function Transport of bulk products
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Varies, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Year round job, includes various support roles during non busy times.
Hours 40+ hours per week; 12 hr days, 6 days a week during busy season
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 53-7032.00 Excavating and Loading Machine and Dragline Operators
Zipcode 68352
Name Michele Stanosheck, Human Resources, Beatrice Concrete
Address 400 Scott Street
City, State and Zip Beatrice, NE 68310
Phone 402-223-4289

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Driver
  • Transportation - Maintenance
  • Transportation - Worker
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • And More ...