Hydrator Operator (Strasburg
Company Description: Carmeuse Lime & Stone is a leading manufacturer of lime and limestone products used to benefit the environment in many ways including cleaner air, cleaner water and improved soil characteristics. Carmeuse products are diversely utilized across a wide range of industries including steel manufacturing, power generation, road construction and land development, water and waste water treatment, pulp and paper production, and more. Staffed by up to 2,000 employees throughout 28 production facilities in Eastern US and Canada, with North America operations headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Carmeuse not only offers products, but also value-added services such as technical support, application support, and logistics support to optimize customer processes.Department Description: General Description: Inspects build-up in ducts and removes build-up as necessaryOperate the hydrator and loadout systems maintain accurate loading log sheetsTake inventory measurements. Oiling and greasing equipment on a periodic schedulePerforming shift housekeeping responsibilitiesPosition changes with posted rotation vacations, meetings, etc.Operates equipment that crushes, grinds, separates and loads limestone according to texture and grade.Presses buttons or flips switches on control panels to start conveyors, crushers, mills, separators and loading units. Overtime and rotating shifts are required. Performs routine maintenance on equipment such as lubricating, belt splicing, cleaning, etc. Shovels spillages clear of moving equipment parts and work areas. Maintains housekeeping standards in assigned areas. Replaces or assists other workers as needed. Performs other tasks as assigned by supervision. Ensures material loaded meets customer quality expectations.General Work Conditions: Most tasks performed outside or in areas which may not be climate controlled. Noise is constant or intermittent or a pitch that may cause marked distraction, bodily fatigue and may require hearing protection. Most tasks performed outside exposed to ambient weather conditions. Dusty conditions are possible. Work is repetitive and continuous. Work is according to a routine and standards of performance. *Regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. *Possess normal vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. *Frequently exposed to:1.moving mechanical parts 2.high, precarious places 3.caustic chemicals4.wet and or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold, extreme heat, and vibration5.noise levels from moderate to loud.Project Description:Carmeuse offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that may include medical, dental, life, disability, vacation, holiday, and 401(k) savings plan, depending on your work location.Requirement Description: *Overtime and rotating shifts are required. *Prior experience working in a non-climate controlled environment*Computer skills basic to advanced*Training or experience with equipment or machinery.*Perform the four basic arithmetic functions and use common units of measure.*Requires average intelligence, spatial perception, motor coordination, finger dexterity, manual dexterity, eye-hand-foot coordination, verbal & numerical skills, form perception, clerical perception & color discrimination.*Work well in a team environment with contractors, customers, peers and management in general. Duties:*Complete safety, health and task training.*Meet requirements for employment and the position. *Read & Use operators manuals and fill out simple reports such as pre-shift inspection forms.*Carry out simple oral & written instructions & deal with simple problems from standardized situations.*Have knowledge of the machines mechanics.*Know safety, environmental and other federal, state and local regulations needed for the job.*Know quality control considerations. 1. Observe, monitor and report any conditions that could lead to product nonconformity or other irregularity*Demonstrate safe, productive job performance. *Safely perform plant labor and clean up of production areas; *Safely produce and dump or load materials into designated dump areas or equipment units accurately and efficiently. *Safely lubricate, service and maintain the machines.*Safely Perform safety inspections of the machines and work area.*Safely climb on and around equipment and sit for long periods while operating the machine.*Safely Perform scheduled maintenance on the assigned machines.*Safely complete other assigned training.*Safely meet the supervisors standards of performance. *Safely fill in as needed during vacation, absences, and increased production demands*Safely replace or assist other workers as needed. *Safely perform other tasks as assigned by supervision or designated lead person.