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Aggregate Loader Operator

Job Summary

The Aggregate Loader Operator accurately loads customer trucks using a front-end loader, load ready-mix trucks and wash plant bins/hoppers. The Loader Operator is expected to perform other tasks required to safely and efficiently operate and maintain/repair fixed and mobile equipment.


  • Performs safety/quality/mechanical inspections of the plant and mobile equipment
  • Addresses any housekeeping issues within the work area
  • Operates loaders, excavators, haul trucks, skid steers and bull dozers
  • Performs plant maintenance
  • Understands the process flow of the plant and is diligent in producing a quality product
  • Accurately completes and maintains reports and compliance records (maintenance, environmental, safety & production)
  • Successfully completes and maintains Method 9 Emissions certification


High school diploma/GED


  • Physical requirements: stand, walk, climb, bend, stretch, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, drive and lift up to 100 pounds
  • Able to work in wet and dry conditions as well as extreme heat or cold
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work well with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience as a heavy equipment operator
  • Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of crushers, wash plants, conveyors, material washers, and various other types of fixed and mobile equipment used in the aggregate industry
  • Knowledge of the equipment and methods used in the production process, and related aspects of materials storage, handling and distribution of aggregates
  • Understands MSHA rules and regulations
  • Current MSHA training certification preferred
  • Experience welding and cutting preferred



At CalPortland, we’re proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that provides health and financial support to our most important resources: our employees.  Your benefits are an important part of your overall compensation at CalPortland. That’s why we give you a wide range of benefits to choose from.  All regular full time employees may enroll in a variety of health and welfare plans including medical, dental and vision plans.  Other benefits include life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, and retirement program.  The company also has a variety of voluntary benefits for employees to choose from.

Conditions of Employment

Successful candidate must submit to post-offer pre-employment physical examination, drug/alcohol screen, and background check. Some positions require FMCSA regulated on-going drug and alcohol testing.


Aggregate Loader Operator

Job Req ID:  5961
Job Type:  Hourly - Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Tucson

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