Heavy Equipment Operator

Geismar, LA

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Westaff has a wonderful seasonal opening for the Ascension Parish area! Work for a FANTASTIC company! PLEASE NOTE: We are only hiring the "cream of the crop"! 

Pay rate is depending on experience ($12-14). Must be available for 1st shift (4:00 am). Monday - Friday, occasional weekend. 

Summary: Responsible for preparing product using a heavy equipment loader. 

To be successful on this job

  • Must have the ability to operate and maintain heavy equipment (loader/dozer)-
  • Ability to sit in a loader for many hours in a dusty, hot environment
  • Ability to climb into and out of equipment repeatedly
  • Operate safely and adhere to all safety procedures

Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepares product by using correct ingredients are used in the correct proportions. 

Supplies the line with a continuous supply of material

Pushes piles to ensure setbacks, pile height and stockpile shaping meets the criteria

Performs a safety and equipment check before each use of the loader

Receives load tickets from haulers, ensures accuracy, signs, accumulate until the end of the day and forwards the tickets in a neat and clean appearance to the office personnel for inventory entry

Pumps diesel fuel into the loader by an electrical pump and ensures all safety practices are used

Monitors the stock piles for excessive heat, turns stockpiles and ensures the proper amount of water is used to prepare the stockpile for production use

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