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Date: May 1, 2019

City/State/Province: Irwindale, CA, US, 91706

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: United Rock Products 






Employment with United Rock

If you're motivated, dedicated and looking for a challenging career in the construction industry, it's time to join the United Rock team. Great employees made us the industry leader.

A workplace where people can grow

We strive above all to offer a work environment that interests, challenges and motivates. This includes opportunities to grow, competitive salaries and benefits, and a workplace culture that values the contributions of each individual. These human resource practices explain why many employees have been with United Rock for decades.


Job Summary

As a member of the recycle/reclamation crew, the operator is expected to safely and efficiently operate various pieces of mobile equipment as noted below. Activities include completing pre-trip inspections, operating equipment while completing site related reclamation activities.


As a member of the recycle team, the operator will be required to assist with reclamation, maintenance, repair and housekeeping around the plant as requested by plant management.

Essential Job Duties:

Operate mobile equipment including, but not limited to, bull dozer, excavator (with rock breaker attachment), loader, articulated haul truck, skid steers, fork lifts, water trucks, sweeper, compactors and man lifts

Inspector equipment prior to shift for safety, environmental and maintenance defects

Monitor ground conditions in area you are maintaining

Complete Daily pre/ post equipment inspections - report as needed

Complete Environmental compliance reports - as requested

Maintain adequate cleanliness of equipment

Report any defects to shop, foreman and / or plant management

Monitor environmental compliance (dust) of area

Inspect wear items on equipment report as needed to shop

Ensure areas under your scope remain in environmental compliance

Capable of loading hoppers and trucks with limited spillage. Capable of using loader scales to optimize truck loading

Other duties as outlined by plant manager Minimize overloading of trucks and remaining complaint with DOT weight restrictions

Perform housekeeping (clean, shovel, remove trash and debris) to ensure a safe, clean and complaint operation

Ensure fill is placed in accordance with Fill Operating Plan (FOP) and regulatory guidelines.

Ensure site remains compliant with all MSHA, OSHA and EPA standards


Strong, team oriented work ethic with strong focus on safety and environmental compliance

Ability to understand and follow Company Handbook and Safety Policies

Strong mechanical aptitude

Understands and complies with MSHA regulations preferred

MSHA Miner Training Certification preferred

Ability to work well with others

High school diploma or GED equivalent or 10 years industry related experience

Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

3 years mobile equipment operational experience on bull dozer (D9 size), excavator (Cat 349 and Hitachi 870), loader (980M size), articulated haul truck, skid steers, fork lifts, water trucks and man lifts


Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to drive company vehicle

Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, lift, stoop, kneel, twist, crouch, reach, balance, and climb

Good vision (wither naturally or with correction)

Able to lift 75 pounds on a routine basis

Able to work in wet and dry conditions and extreme heat and cold

Work in an environment that may include mechanical parts, airborne particles and moderate to loud noises requiring the consistent use of proper PPE

Ability to walk on uneven surfaces

Work overtime and various shifts times as required

Weekend work as required to meet customer demands

Ability to operate heavy equipment as necessary


Work place values requirements:

Comply and abide by Sully-Miller Contracting Company’s Code of Ethics at all times during employment with the Company

Align your own vision with the larger goals of the Company, and become a guardian of the Company’s Core Values

Use continuous improvement as a tool to improve process, performance, safety and quality, including looking for ways to eliminate waste

Work as a Team to make things happen

Human resources retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by the general manager or human resources will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employees.


United Rock Products is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to promoting diversity and maintaining a drug-free workplace. It is our policy to ensure that applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to their race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), creed, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expressions, sexual orientation, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), immigration status, citizenship, genetic information, medical conditions, protected veteran status, uniform service member status, familial status, marital status, registered domestic partner status or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants are treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants and provide a workplace free of harassment and discrimination.  This Policy applies to aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, termination, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here and here.  For notification on E-Verify click here and for information on Right to Work, click here. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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