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Reclamation / Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Chemours
Location: Starke
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we're collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries-one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Reclamation / Heavy Equipment Operator to join our growing Minerals Operations Reclamation team! This position will report directly to Shane Griffis at our Nahunta , Georgia location.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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, tracked excavators, off-road haul trucks, and wheeled loaders.
  • Act as a Safety Leader to ensure individual and team Safety remain top priority in the planning and execution of all tasks.
  • Receive and execute written or oral instructions regarding material movement, contouring, compaction, or excavation.
  • Ensure operation of equipment is within machine capabilities and limitations.
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members.
  • 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.
  • 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, trainings, and classes as identified by Chemours.

    The following is required for this role:
    • High School Diploma
    • 1+ years of experience operating heavy mobile equipment include tracked excavators, wheeled loaders, track type tractors (bulldozers), motor graders, and skid steers OR Successful completion of the Chemours Apprentice program
    • Ability to work a rotating 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.


      Competitive Compensation

      Comprehensive Benefits Packages

      401(k) Match

      Employee Stock Purchase Program

      Tuition Reimbursement

      Commuter Benefits

      Learning and Development Opportunities

      Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

      Company-paid Volunteer Days

      We're a different kind of chemistry company because 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. And we're proud to be Certified--- by Great Place to Work - .

      Learn more about Chemours and our culture by visiting

      Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

      Chemours is an E-Verify employer

      Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

      Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

      At 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".

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

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