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Argos, with over 80 years in the market, has become a benchmark in the industry of cement, ready mix concrete and aggregates through our operations in Colombia, the United States, Central America and the Caribbean. Our business model focuses on the client and on sustainable development, which means it is economically viable, respects people, and is environmentally friendly and responsible.
General Purpose Of The Job
The Yardman / Front End Loader (FEL) Operator performs hands-on operation of front end loaders and other plant equipment used in the loading and unloading of concrete aggregate materials at the plant. Maintains and repairs equipment and building operations, including ready-mix plant, recycler, and other miscellaneous equipment. Occasionally oversees the daily operations of the plant occasionally in the absence of the Plant Manager.
Complies with all safety procedures.
Operate front-end loader for yard cleanup, loading vehicles, the plant andload dump truck with recycled material
Weld and cut on equipment when necessary
Perform regular preventive maintenance on ready-mix plant, conveyor,mixer, loader and recycler such as oiling, greasing, and changing filters
Deslug ready-mix plant at end of day
Perform emergency maintenance and troubleshooting such as welding,replacing parts, changing bags on dust collector when necessary
Perform general cleanup of plant and yard, such as shoveling andsweeping
Perform metal fabrication for plant operations
Complete all paperwork required by employer.
Must have 2 years of experience in high volume use of a front end loader.
Experience working in construction industry, especially ready mixconcrete industry, strongly preferred.
Able to work in a wide variety of work environments and weatherconditions.
Speak, read, write, and understand English.
Able to follow instructions and resolve problems effectively and quickly.
Expertise in welding and cutting with a torch
Expertise in maintenance of equipment such as air compressors, mixers,vibrators, conveyors, motors, and other miscellaneous equipment
Willing to work overtime as needed.
Experience working in the construction industry, especially ready mix concrete industry, strongly preferred.
Technical Knowledge and Certifications
Languages English – C1
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business.