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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Chemours
Location: Starke
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you tojoin our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:Daily activities Ensure all work is performed within company, state, and federal regulations, standards, statutes, policies, and procedures.Safely and efficiently operates various pieces of mobile heavy equipment including bulldozers and tracked excavators.Identify and promote opportunities to improve mine safety performance, act as a safety leader.Safely drive and maneuvers equipment into position for digging, loading, hauling, dumping, pushing, and/or spreading material in designated work areas.Receive and execute written or oral instructions regarding material movement or excavation.Ensure operation of equipment is within machine capabilities and limitations.Performs pre-shift and post-shift safety inspections, reporting and logging maintenance requirements or concerns.Complete production reporting and other documentation as required.Responsible for routine vehicle inspections, fluid/air checks, fueling of off-road equipment.Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored.Ability to assist maintenance and operations personnel in performing maintenance, repairs and support activities as needed.Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members.Goals for the roleAct as a Safety Leader to ensure individual and team Safety remain top priority in the planning and execution of all tasks.Work closely with Company Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) personnel targeting zero incidents and continuous improvement of mine site EHS performance.Continuous improvement in mining approach, encourage initiatives intended to reduce safety risk, increase productivity, improve efficiency and reduce operating cost.ResponsibilitiesWork in a self-guided manner in the absence of supervision and demonstrate creativity, exercise sound judgment, and demonstrate initiative.Report all personal injuries and EHS incidents and assist with both safety and environmental investigations.Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in all assigned work areas.Maintain knowledge of safe work practices and procedures. Attend meetings and classes as identified by Chemours.In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:Experience operating equipment preferred but not required to include tracked excavators, wheeled loaders, track type tractors (bulldozers), motor graders, and skid steers. Task training to be provided.Ability to work a rotating shift schedule and/or varying shifts and must be punctual in adhering to established start times; attendance at work is an essential function to the performance of this position.Ability to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed.Physical Requirements:Regularly required to use hands, fingers, and feet in a coordinated effort to move levers, depress foot pedals, and turn dials to operate power machinery.Specific vision abilities required, including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Frequently ascends or descends ladders, stairs, elevated walkways, ramps and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80% of the time in the operation of mobile equipment.Must be able to work in changing environmental/weather conditions such as ambient heat/cold and/or rain.Capable of wearing personal protective equipment, such as hearing protectors, respirators, steel toe boots and other safety items as necessary.Frequently lifts or moves up to 25 pounds and occasionally lifts or moves up to 50 pounds.Ability to use various hand and air operated tools to maintain infrastructure equipment.Benefits:Competitive CompensationComprehensive Benefits Packages401(k) MatchEmployee Stock Purchase ProgramTuition ReimbursementCommuter BenefitsLearning and Development OpportunitiesStrong Inclusion and Diversity InitiativesCompany-paid Volunteer DaysWE'RE CHEMOURS. A DIFFERENT KIND OF CHEMISTRY COMPANY.We are driven by our purpose to create a more colorful, capable, and cleaner world through the power of chemistry.Built upon a 200-year-old legacy and a world-class product portfolio, we bring everyday convenience to virtually everything people touch-in industries ranging from automotive, paints, and plastics to electronics, construction, energy, and telecommunications. We bring solutions that are better, safer, more reliable, and more sustainable, through the power of chemistry.OUR APPROACH We see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it. By taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture,our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves-at Chemours and in life.The "ours" in Chemours represents everyone who works here. We're thousands strong and always looking for the best and brightest to join our team.OUR CULTUREFive fundamental, foundational values form the substructure of our culture as a multinationalcorporation. They are core beliefs that guide and frame both our behaviors and our aspirations.Our values are in part what differentiate us from others, making us uniquely Chemours.They are-Customer Centered, Refreshing Simplicity, Collective Entrepreneurship,Safety Obsession, and Unshakable Integrity. At Chemours, our values are where everything begins.We were honored to be named a "Great Place to Work-Certified Company" for 2019-2020-our second consecutive year. We were also proud to receive a Gold Medallion Award from the U.S. Department of Labor's HIRE VETS program in 2019.Chemours is an equal opportunity employerChemours is an E-Verify employerCandidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodationImmigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this positionAt Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry".PDN-9630d2ed-301b-4ae6-a28a-3a7f333a5db5

Keywords: Chemours, Gainesville , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Starke, Florida

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