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Equipment Opr, Louisville NE facility, Western Sand & Gravel

NEBCO, Inc. Louisville, NE

Job Description

Must be able to work at the Louisville, NE  WS & G facility. Employment offers are contingent on applicant successfully completing a pre-employment physical and drug screen.



Operates equipment to include a rubber tire loader, track loader, track dozer, rockdrill, skid loader, excavator, or haul truck to transport bulk materials.  Provide other support maintenance/mechanical facility work by performing the following tasks.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely. As needed, use equipment to work around the plant.

Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, moves levers, and turns steering wheel to operate equipment. Maintain the shop & equipment according to safety standards.

Clean shop, office, restroom, scale rooms and equipment on a regular basis.

Check brakes, tires, springs, engine oil, etc. on a daily basis.   Grease, change oil, change tires and perform other maintenance as required.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

Requires previous heavy equipment moving experience.   Proven mechanical troubleshooting skills preferred.  Must also be mechanically and physically inclined to provide support mechanical skills to the operation.

Language Skills:

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out one-or two-step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be capable of becoming certified on heavy equipment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Must be able to operate with minimal supervision, be a trouble shooter and take initiative to anticipate, investigate and resolve problems. Must be a self starter. Must be able to work well with others.

Other Qualifications:

Must be flexible regarding work assignments.  Must demonstrate willingness to perform other support duties during non busy times. Must be able to work with various hand tools of the trade.  Must have good manual dexterity and good motor coordination skills.   Must be able to work a flexible work schedule during busy season. Must be able to work late or irregular hours.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand and sit; walk; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  Would regularly climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; able to talk, hear, and smell. Must be able to use up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.  Direct frontal reaching is required while the employee may be required to lift 25 pounds over the head occasionally, must also be able to lift &/or move 70 pounds to waist height.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Employees are required to wear protective safety gear and eye protection.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, confined spaces and possible extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee will also climb stairs or ladders to access the plant or equipment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  Employees are required to wear protective ear protection. There are some chemical exposures that are part of performing the job.  SDS sheets are available in the department. Plant and field environment with exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, gases and chemicals.  This is a non-smoking campus.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.

An EEO Employer

Job Details

Date Posted May 29, 2018
Date Closes June 28, 2018
Address 18805 W. Highway 31
Located In Louisville, NE
Department Plant Operations
Function A Company of NEBCO, Inc.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
10-11 hr shifts
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 51-8099.00 Plant and System Operators, All Other
Zipcode 68003
Name Lin Blodgett, HR; Dave Brakenhoff, General Mgr; Keith Carroll, Operations Manager
Address Rt 2, 330 County Line Road
City, State and Zip Ashland, CO 68003
Phone 402-944-3331

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Construction Planning / Scheduling
  • Construction Worker - Industry
  • Material Moving
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Material Handling
At a Glance
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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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