Crane Operator / Plant Technician

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel
Location: Primarily S King, Pierce, Thurston, Mason, Kitsap and Jefferson Counties
Position Type: Full Time
Hours:
Application Closing Date: June 30, 2018 or until filled
Compensation: DOE

Job Description:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company (Miles) is seeking an experienced and safety-oriented Crane Operator / Plant Technician to join our team.

 

The ideal candidate should be capable of the following essential tasks;

  • Operate cranes and booms as necessary under direct foreman supervision.
  • Manipulate crane and boom controls to regulate speed and direction of crane and hoist.
  • Inspects and maintains crane and hoisting mechanisms.
  • Assists in preparing cranes and booms for transit.
  • Maintain safety and mining procedures at all times and comply with the regulations of all jurisdictional authorities (MSHA, OSHA, DOE, EPA, County, State, etc.)
  • Assists in planning of all lifts with proper use of capacity charts.
  • Observe travel of all loads and take appropriate action to avoid injuries and damage.
  • Assists and performs required rigging and rigging inspections for safety.
  • Drives trucks to and assists with projects onsite daily.
  • Works with precise limits and standards of accuracy while maintaining safe practices.
  • Complete job logs and all other necessary paperwork.

Job Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate should possess the following skills & attributes;

  • 4 to 6 years’ experience operating 85 ton all terrain cranes, 36 ton booms and trucks, and unloading of trucks and structure placement.
  • Have a TIC Equipment Qualification certification.
  • Experience in welding, cutting and basic fabrications preferred.
  • A self-starter who can 1) work independently, diligently and responsibly with minimal supervision 2) work as a member of a team  3) manage their time wisely  4) multi-task  5) meet a deadline 6) be a leader and be accountable.
  • Honest, responsible and trustworthy with confidential information.
  • The ability to represent the company in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Excellent in communication skills, including the ability to apply both written and verbal instructions in an industrial environment.
  • Have the ability and desire to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
  • Have a valid DOT medical card and WA State Driver’s license with a clean and insurable driving record and be capable of maintaining a clean and insurable driving record.
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary.
  • Excellent coordination, focus and dedication to following safety protocol.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills, technical skills and functional skills.

 

Required Education and/or Experience;

  • Experience in the Aggregates industry is highly desired.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prefer candidates with a Commercial Driver’s License.

 

 

The Miles Group of Companies includes Miles Sand & Gravel Company and Miles Resources, LLC.  Miles Sand & Gravel Company is a 4th generation, family owned producer of aggregates and ready-mix concrete for the construction industry.   Miles Resources, LLC is a general contractor specializing in civil construction and asphalt paving.  Our corporate office is located in Puyallup, WA with facilities in western WA – from the Canadian border to Tenino.  We are an equal opportunity employer and a drug free company.  We have an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, paid time off and retirement plan.  Please type craneoper.miles.rocks in the subject line of your email reply.

Email/Fax resumes to or apply in person:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company (Main Office)
400 Valley Ave NE
Puyallup, WA 98372
hr@miles.rocks
Fax – 253.444.0744