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Front End Loader Operator

Company: West Fraser
Location: Lanett
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

WOODYARD EQUIPMENT OPERATOR - Huguley, Alabama Duties and Responsibilities: Woodyard Equipment Operators must be committed to the safe operation of woodyard heavy equipment to safely manage the movement of wood fuel from delivery on site towards entering the production process. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work safely and effectively in a team environment
  • Operate various pieces of heavy mobile equipment to move wood fuel
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance and clean-up on equipment
  • Problem solve and troubleshoot equipment and issues on a regular basis
  • Involvement in ongoing process improvement in the work area
  • Ability to flow to work with a positive approach to managing change
  • Comply with all Company safety standards and protocols
  • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications: Minimum qualifications required to successfully perform these roles are necessary for someone to be considered for the position.
    • Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Prior experience with proven safety record of operating heavy equipment related to woodyard activities.
    • Ability to work 12 hour shifts on a rotating schedule that includes nights, weekends & holidays
    • Ability to work as part of a team while delivering value to that team with a positive attitude
    • Eagerness and ability to cross train and further develop skills to add value to the site
    • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include respirators and fall arrest harness, along with other standard PPE
    • Ability to work in changing environment which may include temperature extremes, heights, odors, dust, confined spaces, indoors and outdoors.
    • The ideal candidate will have the following certifications proven ability to safely operate:
      • Front End Loader
      • Wood Handling Equipment
      • Physical ability to safely lift and carry items of various size / weight in an industrial environment Key Competencies for this position:
        • Unwavering commitment to safety and ability to make safe work decisions
        • Ability to accept direction and work with limited direct supervision
        • Reliable and dependable - with proven track record of limited absenteeism or tardiness
        • Effective communication skills with a genuine positive attitude and optimistic outlook
        • Professional business demeanor to work in a team environment

Keywords: West Fraser, Columbus , Front End Loader Operator, Professions , Lanett, Georgia

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