Hinkle Contracting Company
  • 25-Sep-2019 to 20-Oct-2019 (EST)
  • Ohio Valley Asphalt
  • Carrollton, KY, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, AD&D, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off


The loader operator moves, loads and handles materials in the terminal area with the use of heavy equipment. The loader operator will use large earth-moving machines, such as front-end loaders and/or other huge machinery to load and move aggregate and aggregate related materials for operation of Asphalt Plant. The most important duty of the loader operator is to run the machinery as safely and capably as possible.  


  • Operate heavy equipment to move, load and unload materials in asphalt production;
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment and clean, lubricate and refill equipment;
  • Assist Plant Manager and/or Plant Foreman in coordinating materials handling and equipment usage;
  • Be able to perform the following specific tasks:
  • Operate general construction equipment at the plant when given training;
  • Required to lift 50 pounds;
  • Complete miscellaneous jobs according to instructions given;
  • Knowledge of the use and capabilities of heavy equipment and machinery used in maintenance and construction tasks;Knowledge of both traffic and safety rules;
  • Knowledge of the practices and techniques applied to the safe operation of heavy equipment;
  • Ability to keep records and make oral or written report;.
  • Ability to make simple arithmetic computations;
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs;
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time;
  • Ability to climb, bend, stoop, and squat frequently;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public;
  • Ability to work long hours out-of-doors, occasionally under adverse weather conditions;
  • Ability to communicate effectively using speaking, hearing, writing, and vision skills; and
  • Ability to help Foreman with other assigned manual labor tasks as needed.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED;
  • Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment;
  • Need to insure that equipment is operating in a safe and sound manner and capacity to keep records pertaining to such operations;
  • Ability to perform manual labor incidental to the assigned task;
  • Desire to perform related work as required; and
  • Assist in plant upkeep under the guidance of the Plant Foreman.
  • Three years of experience in public works maintenance and/or construction work, one year of which involves the operation of a variety of heavy equipment. A comparable amount of directly related experience may be substituted for the minimum educational requirements;
  • Must maintain a safe driving record and have a valid driver's license; and
  • Must be reliable, hardworking and able to work in a team environment.
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