Machine Operator, Concrete

Carson City
NV
Country:  US
Description: 

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Machine Operator Lead, this position supports the operation in all areas of production and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: General 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Verifies that all production machines are running properly and safely
  • Observes machinery while running
  • Checks Kiln loader, unloader and block transfer conveyers for proper operations
  • Observes cubing line for proper operations and product pallet placement
  • Adjusts height, texture and moisture content of materials formed
  • Operates batching system for quality production
  • Performs maintenance on equipment as required 
  • Preforms product and mold changes as required
  • Performs and documents daily preoperational inspections on equipment and work area
  • Forklift operation is required
  • Regularly meets with supervisor
  • Maintains work area clean and clutter free per company standards
  • All other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time by the company or its designated representatives
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required

 

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

                                                                           

  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties
  • Five years’ experience working in and around manufacturing processes.
  • Forklift operational experience is beneficial.
  • Ability to operate block machine, cuber, loader, unloader, and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Requires basic reading and writing skills.
  • Ability to communicate and interact professionally both verbally and written when dealing with employees and the public.
  • Basic mathematics and counting is required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to act professionally and remain calm in high stress situations. 
  • Operation of mobile electronic equipment may be required. 
  • Regular attendance is required.

                                                                  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist.
  • Lifting up-to 100 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

                                                                                                                 

  • Plant environment with moderate to loud noise, moving and vibrating machinery, dusty, dirty, fumes and/or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, hot and cold (non-weather) conditions.
  • Working areas may include elevated working platforms.
  • Outdoor weather conditions
  • Extreme temperatures

Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)

This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace


Nearest Major Market: Carson City
Nearest Secondary Market: Reno