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Block Plant Machine Operator for Reimers Kaufman, Lincoln

NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description

 Offers for employment are contingent on successful completion of pre-employment physical with back screen and drug testing, background check and reference check.

Block Plant Machine Operator, Lincoln, NE

Department / Location:  Reimers Kaufman Concrete Products, Lincoln, NE


 Performs safe operations of concrete block production with focus on quality block product by performing the following

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Inspect appearance of product.  Remove bad product from production as needed.

Dress product as needed.  Hand cube product as needed.

Operate splitting equipment.  Saw product as needed.

Operate lift truck (if certified) as needed.

Assure safety devices are in proper working order, used and in place.  Maintain a clean and safe work environment.

Perform job according to safety/environmental rules and regulations.

Repair wood pallets as needed.

Clean the plant area and equipment in a clean and orderly manner as needed.  Assist in maintenance as needed.  Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:                                                

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.  Previous experience in a block plant is helpful.  Previous experience lifting heavy product operating a forklift is helpful—must become certified within a reasonable period of time, if requested by the department.

Language Skills:                                                 

Ability to read, write, and understand written and verbal, including instructions, manuals, rules, regulations, SDS sheets and the company safety manual.  Ability to understand work directions.

Reasoning Ability:                                              

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions.  Must be able to distinguish between safe and unsafe conditions in the plant.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  

Forklift certification helpful but not necessary--we will certify. Valid Driver's License required.

Other Skills and Abilities:                                            

Must have a good sense of detail and work to maintain a clean and safe block environment.  Must be able to work overtime and weekends according to business needs.  Must be able to use appropriate hand and power tools.  Due to the repetitive nature of the job, must be able to perform responsibilities according to standards.

Other Qualifications:                                                     

Good physical skills to do the overall requirements of the job. Must be able to safely perform job on and around machinery that could cause bodily harm if proper procedures are not followed.  Must be able to take direction from others and work well in a team environment.  This is a very physical job. This is a small production operation, the employee must maintain a good attendance record.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand for prolonged periods; walk; repetitively use hands and fingers to handle, grasp, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is required to climb stairs and ladders, working at an elevation.  The employee must be able to occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.  Must have agility to maintain balance on equipment or block piles.  Must lift, place and set block.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly working inside in a heavy industrial production environment exposed to outside weather conditions which may be extreme hot or cold.  Work in a moderate amount of non-hazardous dust daily.   Must wear any protective clothing and devices as required by the company safety policies relating to the assignment being performed.  The employee is regularly working with equipment and exposed to moving mechanical parts; precarious places and vibration. Must be able to climb ladders and stairs. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud. Must be able to work extended shifts as needed.  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. 


The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations or the work environment change

Block Plant Machine Operator, Reimers Kaufman, Lincoln, NE

An EEO Employer

Job Details

Date Posted July 1, 2019
Date Closes July 31, 2019
Address 6200 Cornhusker
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At Block Plant
Department Plant Operations
Function A Company of NEBCO
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, starting at $15.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon-Fri 7 am to close -(8.5-10 hr days). Based on business need. Occasional Sat.
Hours 40+ hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 47-2061.00 Construction Laborers
Zipcode 68507
Name Lin Blodgett, HR; Brent Giger; Bob Shelby
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1212

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

  • Quality Control
  • Construction Equipment Operation
  • Construction Planning / Scheduling
  • Construction Worker - Industry
  • Laborer
  • Material Moving
  • Stonemasonry
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
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