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Front-End Loader Operator in Southaven, MS at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 1/13/2019

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Job Description

Memphis Stone & Gravel Company is a family owned and operated aggregate supplier to Memphis and the Mid-South. In business since 1910, Memphis Stone & Gravel Company has earned a reputation for supplying outstanding construction materials to the markets it serves. Anchoring our company's efforts are the core values of stewardship, humility, continuous improvement and relationships. We have continued to protect lands we mine all the while restoring resources to productive and beautiful uses after mining.

Our products include high quality fine and coarse aggregate for ready-mixed concrete and asphalt concrete. We process a variety of sand products, road base materials, shoulder gravel, clay gravel, landscape rock, drainage rock and pea gravel.

Memphis Stone & Gravel Company – Managing Earth s Resources For Over 100 Years.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITY: Front-End Loader Operator

Position Summary

Operate front-end loader on yard for the production of sand and gravel, including loading trucks and maintaining stockpiles.


  • Operate the loader in a safe and efficient way according to both Memphis Stone & Gravel Company safety plan and MSHA regulations.
  • Must be capable of fast-paced feeding of aggregates into bins, maintaining stockpiles, feeding of pit feeder, pug mill operation, screening plant, loading trucks and other assigned duties.
  • Must keep stockpiles and yard neat, orderly and properly maintained.
  • Responsible for cleaning, preventive maintenance and securing of loader as directed by Total Process Reliability (TPR) standards and Memphis Stone & Gravel policy and procedures.
  • Ability to work off of loader in varying weather conditions and high noise levels as well as assist with maintenance of wash plant.
  • Capable of lifting and carrying up to 75 pounds approximately 20 feet and working up to heights of 100 feet.
  • Commitment to high quality work and the promotion of continuous improvement of workplace safety, including good recognition of potential hazards.
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to management.

Success Criteria

  • Two years of experience required as a loader operator, with familiarity of CAT 980 sized loaders.
  • Flexible schedule required. Must be punctual and dependable, a good manager of time with a willingness to work overtime when required.
  • Basic mechanical understanding and knowledge of the operational care of heavy construction equipment.
  • Willingness to accept training on tasks as needed, including welding and assisting with the repair of mobile equipment.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety requirements and procedures, including wearing of proper PPE.
  • Ability to learn and practice the principles of Total Process Reliability (TPR).
  • Willingness to work as a team to accomplish tasks as required by your supervisor.
  • Possess a valid drivers license and have an acceptable driving record, with dependable transportation to and from work.
  • Must pass a fit-for-duty physical exam and drug screen.

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 Lehman-Roberts Company and/or the Memphis Stone & Gravel Company and their designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
    • ​Plus Earned Paid Time Off
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability and Vision

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

It is the policy of Memphis Stone & Gravel Company not to discriminate against any applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex (to include pregnancy and sexual orientation), gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, or because he or she is a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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