Equipment Operator - RiverBend Materials (Salem, OR) at CRH

Posted in Other 30 days ago.

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Location: Salem, Oregon

Job Description:
Job ID: 221240

RiverBend Materials, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion. We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies. For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services. We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

Position Overview

The primary function of the Equipment Operator is to perform various duties as assigned but not limited to operating excavator, front end loaders, skid steer, dozer, etc. along with recycle crusher and maintenance activities. This is a seasonal, hourly position with occasional overtime as needed, and will require equipment and plant operating, along with labor time. Potential travel, although minimal, may be required for short periods of time throughout the Willamette Valley to perform the job duties at various plant locations.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
  • Operate equipment in a safe manner to support daily crusher activities which includes but not limited to front end loader, skid steer, dozer, excavator, etc.
  • Responsible for safe slopes on excavations and proper barricading.
  • Participate in crusher setup and teardown along with maintenance activities as needed.
  • Participate in creating a safe work environment, achieve safety goals, implement company safety programs and comply with MSHA standards. Report all near misses or accidents to the crusher foreman.
  • Keep time and material records.
  • Knowledge of weight requirements of loads leaving the pit.
  • Other duties as assigned by crusher foreman and/or production superintendent.
  • Reflect a professional appearance and attitude with all work related activities.
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with all customers and employees.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous crusher and equipment operation preferred.
  • Crusher component knowledge, mechanical skills, basic knowledge of aggregate products.

Work Requirements
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and "Fit for Work" physical.
  • Willing to travel and work from other Company locations throughout the Willamette Valley.
  • Be able to work overtime when required.
  • Regular, on time attendance is an essential function of this position.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • Willingness to work extended hours with possible night and/or weekend work.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50 lbs. Physical abilities test will be required. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

River Bend Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link .

Date Posted: Aug 13, 2020

Nearest Major Market: Salem
Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Front End, Manufacturing, Technology