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Payne + Dolan


Gladstone, MI

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Crush/Wash Operator

Payne and Dolan | Gladstone, MI

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Crush/Wash Operator

Payne + Dolan -A Walbec Group Company

Gladstone, MI

Are you looking for an exciting career in road, highway, and bridge construction? Payne + Dolan of the Walbec Group has a place for hard working, loyal, and driven people like you. Come use your prior manufacturing or industrial experience and enjoy a family-focused, progressive culture. Our approach is driven by an involved focus on Safety and efficiency that has made us an industry leading company in heavy and highway construction

The Company:

The Walbec Group of companies is currently in its third generation of family leadership producing high-quality construction materials and delivering unparalleled professional design, engineering, and construction services.

  • Associated with many exciting state, municipal, federal, and commercial projects. Check out our website for a complete list of interesting projects. walbecgroup.com

The Position:

We're looking for a Heavy Equipment Operator working as part of quarry operations to produce aggregate and construction materials. Quarry operations include maintaining and operating the processing plant, (crushers, screens, wash-plants) operating loaders to feed the processing plant and assisting in the stockpile and load-out of finished product. Crush/wash Operators are responsible for operating several types of construction equipment in a safe and efficient manner. This equipment may include, but is not limited to, loaders, skid steers, water trucks, man lifts, dozers and excavators

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Operate equipment in a safe and productive manner.
  • Perform routine maintenance and inspections of mobile equipment.
  • Communicate plant site issues with the Foreman and Mine Management while performing daily inspections of the plant site.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site including shoveling and skid steer operation
  • Assist in plant maintenance and repairs including labor work, cutting, fabricating and welding.
  • Follow proper safety procedures, including incident reporting.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Benefits:

  • Our union employees enjoy the quality benefits provided through our partnership with Operator's Local 324. Additionally, union employees have access to a variety of training on our Walbec employee website portal for personal and professional development.

The Location:

  • Payne + Dolan Michigan performs work in the U.P. and Northern portions of the Lower Peninsula. This position is supporting Aggregate operations primarily in the Sault Ste. Marie area, but may periodically travel to other areas if needed, so reliable transportation and a willingness to travel is required.

The Candidate:

  • Valid Driver's License and satisfactory driving record
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • A CDL is desired but not necessary
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is preferred
  • Able to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends as needed
  • Some welding, fabrication and repair experience is preferred
  • Be able to tolerate and work in variable weather conditions, and work in dirty and dusty environments, including heights over 50'
  • Member of the appropriate trade union or willingness to become a union member are required. Union membership may not be required prior to employment. Our Human Resources Department is able to assist in that process as needed

Why Should You Apply?

  • Excellent wages and benefits packages
  • Job security in our role as an essential company providing infrastructure services
  • Growth opportunities working alongside and learning from experienced industry professionals
  • Be involved in innovative, cool projects throughout the local area and the state
  • Family-oriented, supportive culture

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply!

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