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Utility Operator

Company: Fairmount Santrol
Location: Tuscaloosa
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.Quality and innovation are at the foundation of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs a diverse and highly skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers. Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to the locations where we live and work.COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia's business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.Covia is looking for a dynamic Utility Operator who will have a positive impact on our team at our Tuscaloosa, AL location. Utility Operator is accountable to ensure the safe and productive operation of the plant and must possess aptitude for multiple disciplines and be proficient in the operation of equipment associated with all functional areas within the plant. The Utility Operator also backfills all operator positions within the plant for planned and unplanned absences and assists the maintenance crew as required.Hours: Monday - Friday 11:00am - 7:00pm. Will fill in on other shifts as needed.The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:* Comply with applicable MSHA Regulations as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and procedures applying to the worker or person that are part of a safety and health management system for the site;* Comply with provided instructions for safety and health of supervision at the site;* Adhere to site procedures and instructions given by management;* Ensure, to the extent of the responsibilities and duties allocated to the employee, that the work and activities under the employee's control, supervision, or leadership is conducted in a way that does not expose the employee or person or someone else to an unacceptable level of risk;* Operate equipment in a safe manner which is most efficient and prevents damage, downtime, and quality issues. Act in a responsible manner without negligence or recklessness that might adversely affect safety and health of co-workers and production;* Adequately fulfill responsibilities of the position to support production orders, quotas, and overall quality at the site. Complete required paperwork in an orderly, accurate, and timely manner;* Assist with plant maintenance as required and maintain housekeeping at the site;* Perform duties of packaging, shipping, bulk, and control room as required and directed by management;* Perform other duties as assigned.The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:* High School Diploma or GED required;* Literacy in English, both verbally and written;* Previous experience within mining operations (preferably sand);* Prior exposure to an understanding of operational equipment in sand;* Demonstrated ability to operate heavy equipment adequately;* Demonstrated commitment to safety with previous experience in identifying and managing risks;* Demonstrated experience contributing within a team of professionals to deliver set targets.Please note that we require all new hires to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with a vaccine protocol that has been approved for use (whether on an emergency basis or otherwise) by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). Any new hire who cannot receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a health condition or a sincerely held religious belief will have the opportunity to seek an accommodation, in compliance with applicable laws.Benefits:* Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental* 401K with company matching* Vacation + Paid Holidays* Disability, Life / AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances* Employee Assistance ProgramAt Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality, and respect within the workplace. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or military service or reserve or veteran status.The organization offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.An Equal Opportunity EmployerIND2

Keywords: Fairmount Santrol, Tuscaloosa , Utility Operator, Other , Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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