Mine Equipment Operator

Job location:
Lakeview, Oregon, USA
Created moment:
April 22, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 05776

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Mine Equipment Operator

Job Summary

1. Operates various Heavy Mining Equipment (HME) to haul crude or overburden to the blend piles, dump, or any other designated area. Additionally, may haul rejected material which includes manually removing material from inside of the trailer.

2. Counts and logs the number of loads hauled.

3. Conducts safety inspection at start of shift and reports performance and condition of truck to supervisor. Completes daily safety checklist/equipment log(s) accurately.

4. Responsible for knowing all designated quarry work locations.

5. Responsible for knowing and being certified on all organic safety equipment.

6. Assists in major and minor mechanical repairs to equipment as required.

7. Conduct refueling operations.

8. Perform recovery operations if the HME becomes stuck or disabled (example: hand shoveling, hooking up
chains and/or cables, etc.).

9. Other duties as assigned (cleaning, sweeping, shoveling, etc.).

10. During inclement weather or when production requirements demand, the employee can be temporarily reassigned to other areas on the site to perform other work.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty presented above satisfactorily. Designated internal and/or external trainers as well as supervisors will determine if the individual meets these qualifications.

In addition to the duties presented above, additional the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must have the ability to communicate in English via a
radio system.

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.