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At Legacy Materials, we are constantly on the lookout for great people to share in our growth! If you would like the chance to work with an incredible group of people in a dynamic and challenging environment, one of the positions listed below may be just what you’ve been looking for!

Legacy Materials is a family-owned business that produces sand and aggregate products for a variety of industries.We offer part-time and full-time positions in a wide variety of fields including equipment operation, above-ground mining, excavation, sales, office, administrative, maintenance and much more.

All we are missing is YOU!

Legacy Materials’ reputation for quality of work, dedication to safety, generous benefits program and competitive salary have helped us to attract and retain our great employees. Our people are always looking for talented and motivated individuals who are experienced and are willing to join our family!

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General Information
Job Title: Production Workers
Location: 35740 Ute Court
Booneville, Iowa 50038
Employee Type: Non Exempt
Job Category: Heavy Equipment Operator
Industry: Mining
Required Degree: None
Manage Others: No

Description

Essential functions for this job include but are not limited to:

  • Must be able to or willing to learn all site functions.
  • Assist in plant operation, repairs and clean up.
  • Perform pre-shift safety inspections on equipment, each and every time, no exceptions!
  • Adhere to MSHA and plant safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manger, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies.
  • Assist in Continuous Site Improvement through use of performance standards.
  • Attend all required continuing safety education per MSHA Compliance requirements.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at all assigned times is required.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • At least minimum 1-year experience operating mobile heavy equipment is preferred but not required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must be willing to maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements and must be insurable.
  • CDL is desirable but not required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be able to read and comprehend equipment operating manuals.
  • Must be able to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions and exercise independent judgment.
  • Must have knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.
  • Must be able to read, write, and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and read blue prints or other project documents.
  • Must be able to complete pre-shift inspection reports.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and respectfully both in person and on radio or CB with co-workers and customers.
  • Must be able to wear all required safely equipment.
  • Must be able to perform duties in safe manner.
  • Must be able to read and interpret gauges.
  • Must be able to work independently and interdependently and possess a team-player mindset.
  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

Physical requirements

  • Must have good hand/eye coordination and be able to operate hand/foot controls.
  • Possess good vision to perceive depth at close range and distances up to 150 feet.
  • Must be able to climb on and off equipment to operate and service.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, climb and reach around mobile equipment.
  • Capable of lifting 75+ pounds with or without assistance.
  • Must be able to sit and operate equipment for long periods up to 10+ hours per day.
  • Must work outside in all weather conditions consistent with extreme ambient temperatures: heat, cold, wetness, dryness, dust, and noisy conditions.
  • Must be able to work at various heights.

Working Conditions

  • Larger equipment is typically air conditioned. Outside assignments will require periods of work in all weather conditions-heat, cold, wet or dry. May have exposure to dust, sand, gravel, diesel exhaust, noise, etc. Standard and specialized PPE will be provided however, it is your responsibility and expectation to provide cold weather gear.
  • Occupational hazards such as those generally associated with ongoing exposure to moving machinery/equipment leading to cuts, bruises, burns, strains, back injuries and potentially more serious injuries.
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical is required. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing while employed.

Summary
Legacy Materials, a brand-new sand and gravel mining operation in Booneville, Iowa is looking for a full time Production Workers to safely assist with plant operations and heavy equipment operation. We are a small, family-oriented business that prides ourselves in superior customer service, integrity and teamwork. As a production worker you will be expected to help in all aspects of our sand and gravel operation. Your duties may vary from day to day, not limited to scale operations, heavy equipment operation, dredge operation, and a variety of other duties as assigned. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply! Reports to Site Supervisor.
Email: sales@legacymaterials.org

Call: (515) 432-7333

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General Information
Job Title: PT/FT Dredge Operator
Location: 8040 UNIVERSITY BLVD P.O. BOX 1333 Des Moines, IA, 50325 United States
Employee Type: Non Exempt
Job Category: Heavy Equipment Operator
Industry: Mining
Required Degree: None
Manage Others: No

Description

Objective: Operation of the dredge to remove sand, gravel, or other materials from river and to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways in an efficient way for maximum production. Essential functions for this job include but are not limited to: Essential functions for this job include but are not limited to:
  • Moves levers to position dredge for excavation, to engage hydraulic pumps, to raise and lower suction booms, and to control rotation of cutter heads or ladders.
  • Starts and stops engines to operate equipment
  • Starts power winches that draw in or let out cables to change position of dredge, or pull in or let out cables manually
  • Lowers anchor poles to verify depth of excavation, using winches or scanning depth gauges to determine depth of excavation
  • Directs or assists workers placing shore anchors and cables, laying additional pipes from dredge to shore and pumping water from pontoons
  • Needs knowledge of machines and tools, including their uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Needs knowledge of structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Needs knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property or institutions
  • Must be able to or willing to learn all site functions to be cross trained.
  • Assist as needed in all aspects of our sand and gravel operation if needed.
  • Safely assist with repairs and clean up.
  • Serves as First Responder
  • Perform pre-shift safety inspections on equipment, each day, no exceptions!
  • Ensures that the equipment maintenance program is executed in a timely manner
  • Adhere to all MSHA guidelines and plant safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision.
  • Report any problems to the Site Supervisor and/or President
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Functions
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalency and one-year experience in the operation of motorized construction and maintenance equipment or an equivalent combination in which each additional year of experience may be substituted for one year of education
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical required. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing while employed. Must maintain insurability standards.
Physical requirements
  • Need the ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions
  • Need the ability to coordinate two or more limbs for example, two arms, two legs, or one arm and one leg while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion
  • Must have depth perception which includes the ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object
  • Needs the ability to see details at a distance
  • Needs ability to see things at close range within a few feet from where they may be working
  • Need ability to quickly move hand, hand together with your arm or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Monitors and reviews information from materials, events or the environment to detect or assess problems
  • Need ability to service, repair, adjust, and test machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical not electronic principles
  • Must be able to swim
  • Must be able to run a motorized boat
Cognitive Demands
  • Ability to correctly apply the basic materials, equipment and processes used in the receipt, processing of aggregate materials and possible composting materials
  • Working knowledge of the operating characteristics of facility equipment, potential hazards, and safety precautions in compliance with M.S.H.A. regulations
  • Working knowledge of hand and power tools used in the maintenance and repair of equipment, facilities, and premises
  • Ability to perform a variety of laboring and semi-skilled tasks in the operation, maintenance, and repair of equipment
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
Environmental Adaptability
  • Work is performed in an environment with undesirable conditions: exposure to extreme heat and cold, odors, noise, dust, fumes, moving parts, electrical shock, burns, toxic agents
  • Occupational hazards such as those generally associated with ongoing exposure to moving machinery/equipment leading to cuts, bruises, burns, strains, back injuries, and potentially more serious injuries

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General Information
Job Title: PT/FT Scale Operator
Location: 8040 UNIVERSITY BLVD P.O. BOX 1333 Des Moines, IA, 50325 United States
Employee Type: Non Exempt
Job Category: Heavy Equipment Operator
Industry: Mining, Manufacturing
Minimum Experience: 1 Year
Manage Others: No
Contact Information
Name: Misty Wittern
Email: mwittern@wittern.com

Description

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain a safe and safety conscious work place
  • Maintain and ensure friendly and efficient services to all customers
  • Follow pre-established scale procedures
  • Preview/review all daily orders/information received by email, hard copy or other means
  • Direct customers to correct material using radio communication and/or pit maps
  • Compute total purchase and receive and process cash, check or credit sales
  • Know the identification of all aggregate/compost materials, product codes and truck types
  • Establish and maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and other employees to promote quality image and pleasant working environment
  • Provide back up for other scale or office personnel
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Ensure all tickets have accurate information
  • Provide customer care while accurately and swiftly completing sales transactions
  • Needs to be aware of what is going on around them
  • Reconciliation of assigned cash box on a daily basis
  • Fulfill A/R support requests, ie: email lost tickets/invoices
  • Complete all other duties assigned by superior(s)
  • Follows all M.S.H.A guidelines and educates site visitors
  • Reports accidents/near-misses
  • Serves as First Responder
  • Other duties as assigned
Physical requirements
  • Work involving regular sitting, standing, walking, crouching, stooping, kneeling, pushing and pulling heavy objects up to 100 lbs; carrying objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Extensive use of all fingers, both hands, arms, feet, legs,
  • Normal hearing and vision, with or without correction
  • Ability to walk and stand on various surfaces, including concrete and uneven and slippery terrain for prolongs periods
Cognitive Demands
  • Ability to carry out operational tasks independently
  • Basic mathematics (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) in completing time and operational reports
  • Working knowledge of the operating characteristics of facility equipment, potential hazards, and safety precautions in compliance with M.S.H.A. regulations
  • Ability to read and write numbers, letters and simple sentences
  • Ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, arms, and legs, and to make a movement response accurately and swiftly, in turning and maneuvering operations
  • Remaining alert and maintaining concentration for prolonged periods
  • Maintaining good public relations
Environmental Adaptability
  • Work is performed in an environment with undesirable conditions: exposure to extreme heat and cold, odors, noise, dust, fumes, moving parts, electrical shock, burns, toxic agents
  • Occupational hazards such as those generally associated with ongoing exposure to moving machinery/equipment leading to cuts, bruises, burns, strains, back injuries, and potentially more serious injuries
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical required. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing while employed.

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General Information
Job Title: PT/FT Aggregate Production/Heavy Equipment Operator
Location: 8040 UNIVERSITY BLVD P.O. BOX 1333 Des Moines, IA, 50325 United States
Employee Type: Non Exempt PT
Job Category: Heavy Equipment Operator
Industry: Mining, Manufacturing
Manage Others: No
Contact Information
Name: Misty Wittern
Email: mwittern@wittern.com

Description

Essential functions for this job include but are not limited to:
  • Must be able to or willing to learn all site functions to be cross trained.
  • Assist as needed in all aspects of our sand and gravel operation.
  • Safely assist with plant operations, heavy equipment operation, repairs and clean up.
  • Ensures that the equipment maintenance program is executed in a timely manner.
  • Accepts incoming parts and supplies, responsible for accuracy of delivery and copy of shipping receipts to administrative office, and completes other forms and internal documents required.
  • Maintains and uses all safety and protective devices on all equipment and tools and personal safety equipment provided; knows and practices safe working procedures.
  • Provides technical assistance to others and assumes those duties during other’s absences.
  • Attends required training in prescribed program areas to acquire knowledge of the latest technological developments and provide staff with subject matter expertise in these areas.
  • Performs tasks each day that include time records and related reports
  • Operates equipment and hand tools.
  • Maintains and repairs buildings and grounds and premises of the physical facility to ensure the workplace is tidy, clean, and safe
  • Performs heavy physical labor in lifting and carrying heavy objects, digging, shoveling, pushing, pulling, prying, dragging, loading, and unloading under adverse working conditions
  • Provides courteous external and internal service to customers, vendors, and landowners according to Legacy Customer Service standards
  • Serves as First Responder
  • Perform pre-shift safety inspections on equipment, each day, no exceptions!
  • Adhere to all MSHA guidelines and plant safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform duties with minimum supervision.
  • Report any problems to the Site Supervisor and/or President
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools, and supplies.
  • Assist in Continuous Site Improvement through use of performance standards.
  • Attend all required continuing safety education per MSHA Compliance requirements.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at all assigned times is required.
Minimum skills & proficiencies needed:
  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalency and one-year experience in the operation of motorized construction and maintenance equipment or an equivalent combination in which each additional year of experience may be substituted for one year of education.
  • A drug test and pre-employment physical required. Subject to random alcohol and drug testing while employed. Must maintain insurability standards.
  • Previous experience as a machine operator and ability to handle heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge of production procedures.
  • Have Analytical skills and be able to pay attention to detail.
  • Have the ability to work in a team NOT ME environment.
Physical Requirements:
  • Outside work involving regular standing, walking, crouching, crawling, stooping, kneeling, pushing, and pulling heavy objects up to 150 lbs. and carrying objects up to 70 lbs.
  • Regular periods of sustained physical activities involving climbing, bending, stooping, operating heavy equipment, controlling, and adjusting the progress of machines and equipment, using appropriate body members (arms, hands, fingers, legs, etc.) to work, move, guide, or place objects or materials, insert, throw, dump, or place materials in containers, or remove them from containers using either mechanized equipment or physical labor.
  • Clarity of vision to see all equipment at great distance (with or without correction), good depth perception and field of vision to operate various kinds of motorized equipment, as well as eye/hand/foot coordination, manual and finger dexterity and related cognitive abilities.
  • Ability to hear communications in person, over the phone, and the 2-way radio, and to hear and recognize potential hazards or dangers, including but not limited to moving vehicles, operating equipment, and plant equipment start-up.
  • Ability to analyze information and draw necessary conclusions and solutions
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in high stress and conflict situations
  • Ability to anticipate and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
  • Ability to maintain strong customer, employee, and community focus
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from customers and vendors
  • Ability to obtain information by observation, investigation, interpretation, and visualization
  • Ability to immediately identify and respond to hazards to oneself, employees, customers, and/or visitors
  • Experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines, including wide range of tasks
Environmental Adaptability
  • Work is performed in an environment with undesirable conditions: exposure to extreme heat and cold, odors, noise, dust, fumes, moving parts, electrical shock, burns, toxic agents
  • Occupational hazards such as those generally associated with ongoing exposure to moving machinery/equipment leading to cuts, bruises, burns, strains, back injuries, and potentially more serious injuries
Summary

Legacy Materials, a brand-new sand and gravel mining operation in Booneville, Iowa is looking for a full time Production Worker to safely assist with plant operations and heavy equipment operation. We are a small, family-oriented business that prides ourselves in superior customer service, integrity and teamwork. As a production worker you will be expected to help in all aspects of our sand and gravel operation. Your duties may vary from day to day, not limited to scale operations, heavy equipment operation, dredge operation, and a variety of other duties as assigned. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Veterans, women and minorities are encouraged to apply! Reports to Site Supervisor.

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Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Expectations
Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace
  • Actively engage with the workforce to reinforce safe work behaviors, leading by example
  • Confirm that the Company’s equipment and processes are being inspected and documented each shift to maintain compliance with M.S.H.A. guidelines, all in accordance with the Company’s policies
  • Pursue a culture of safety with an objective of zero injuries or accidents
  • Perform and document toolbox talks and employee audits to be coordinated with safety guidelines
  • Ensure employees as well as contractors and visitors on site are obeying safety rules. Complete and document site-specific training.

Maintain a strong focus on customer and community satisfaction (Our Company’s Image)

  • Communicating effectively with the Company’s customers, and coordinating with the President all communications with the community
  • Make sure all entrances and drives are maintained, cleaned and secured
  • Ensure berms, fences, property line buildings and scales are being properly maintained
  • Ensure that security and access control at our sites are strictly monitored, and that gates and buildings are locked and secured when not on site, and that facility lighting is operating properly.
  • Value environmental stewardship. Assure environmental compliance by maintaining our required monthly spill plan inspections, as well as our dust suppression equipment (water meter logs, where applicable)
  • Ensure haul roads are watered and plant equipment dust suppressant systems are functioning
  • Ensure best practices are used in the production process to ensure quality products are produced
  • Ensure best practices are used when stockpiling, whether using conventional stackers or stockpiles built with loaders, to ensure products remain within target specifications
  • Ensure operators of loaders are using best practices when loading customers
  • Ensure compliance with all noise control requirements
  • Maintain inventory of useable parts for efficient production

Maintain, analyze and monitor production

  • Ensure that all plant equipment and mobile equipment are properly maintained and efficiently used for full production potential.
  • Supervise the production team to ensure that daily production and quality targets are met while maintaining safety objectives and production expense targets
  • Effectively work with the maintenance personnel to maximize plant up-time and manage costs
  • Schedule, manage and monitor the daily activities of the hourly production and loading personnel
  • Monitor belt scales to ensure facilities are operating at full production
  • Communicating effectively with the Company’s personnel and the President
  • Monthly drone inventories (coming some point in the future)
  • Confirm employee timesheets are accurate
  • Communicate any accidents/near accidents to the President after/while emergency procedures are being followed.
  • Get President’s approval on all purchases over $5,000
  • Cross train all Legacy Materials positions
  • Reports:
    • Daily production and site
    • Monthly quantity summary
    • Quarterly profit and loss updates
  • Create and maintain the most efficient site plan for operations

Any other duties assigned by the President

Minimum Physical and Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Functions

  • Physical Requirements:
    • Outside work involving regular standing, walking, crouching, crawling, stooping, kneeling, pushing and pulling heavy objects up to 150 lbs. and carrying objects up to 70 lbs.
    • Regular periods of sustained physical activities involving climbing, bending, stooping, operating heavy equipment, controlling and adjusting the progress of machines and equipment, using appropriate body members (arms, hands, fingers, legs, etc.) to work, move, guide, or place objects or materials, insert, throw, dump or place materials in containers, or remove them from containers using either mechanized equipment or physical labor.
    • Clarity of vision to see all equipment at great distance (with or without correction), good depth perception and field of vision in order to operate various kinds of motorized equipment, as well as eye/hand/foot coordination, manual and finger dexterity and related cognitive abilities
    • Ability to hear communications in person, over the phone, and the 2-way radio, and to hear and recognize potential hazards or dangers, including but not limited to moving vehicles, operating equipment, and plant equipment start-up.

    Cognitive/Mental Demands:

    • Ability to analyze information and draw necessary conclusions and solutions
    • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in high stress and conflict situations
    • Ability to anticipate and resolve issues in a timely manner
    • Ability to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
    • Ability to communicate effectively and recognize immediate hazards
    • Ability to maintain strong customer, employee and community focus
    • Ability to effectively respond to questions from customers and vendors
    • Ability to obtain information by observation, investigation, interpretation, and visualization
    • Ability to immediately identify and respond to hazards to oneself, employees, customers, and/or visitors
    • Experience managing multiple priorities and deadlines, including wide range of tasks
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