Loader Operator Job Description

Loader Operator Job Description

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Loader operator provides required training in operating techniques and procedures, applicable safety rules, to operators, maintenance journeymen and trainees.

Loader Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective loader operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included loader operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ability to perform other duties in the loading area (loader, haul truck
Ability to work Saturdays as needed
Operation of off-highway equipment within the facility
Operation of off-road trucks to transport water to wet facility roadways and the transport of fuel within the facility to re-fuel equipment
Other duties may include the operation of off-road mobile equipment such as shipping loaders, pit loaders, dozers, graders, excavators, rock breaker, drag line, crane
Travel to other facilities may be required
Troubleshoot and problem solve situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, ) Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors
Ability to perform other duties in the loading area (735 and 740 Cat haul trucks, 350 Cat Excavator, skid steer, backhoe, forklift)
Loading materials
Driving may be required later on (Water/Rock Truck)

Loader Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Loader Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CDL, IVES, GED

Education for Loader Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the loader operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in General Education, Education, Industrial, Welding, Medical, Graduate, Construction, High School Education, Process Technology, Technical

Skills for Loader Operator

Desired skills for loader operator include:

Vehicle makes/models
Company Rules and Regulations
Lockout/tagout procedure during certain procedures
Regulatory agencies
Assures facility compliance with OSHA
Both traffic and safety rules
Practices and techniques applied to the safe operation of heavy equipment

Desired experience for loader operator includes:

Climb conveyor system 10 times per day, climb to 200” to clean and maintain
Read delivery tickets, maps
Use needed solvents to scrub and wash loader daily, climb over and under loader to visually inspect same
Work in confined spaces under hood, and in framework to clean loader as needed
Use hand tools (wrenches, drill, ) to make minor repairs
Strict adherence to all Safety Practices & Procedures

Loader Operator Examples


Loader Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a loader operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for loader operator
  • Light vehicle and machine maintenance (ie
  • Cleaning Machines/vehicles
  • May need to answer telephone, wait on customers, and assist dispatcher
  • Other misc
  • Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front-end loader to force bucket into bulk materials
  • Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled, drives vehicle to work site, and moves levers to dump material
  • Verifies amount of aggregate in storage bins and fills hoppers to ensure adequate quantity and quality of raw materials is maintained
  • Performs routine maintenance on loaders, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
  • Participates in making sure the quality and quantity of raw materials meets established standards
  • Ensures assigned established performance indicators are met
Qualifications for loader operator
  • Minimum 1 year previous experience in a role with similar responsibilities
  • Ability to work outside in all types of weather and perform dirty, greasy duties
  • Minimum 1 year of experience operating a Front End Loader
  • Must be physically capable to climb on ladders and work at heights
  • Must be willing to cross train throughout plant operations and willing to learn
  • Must be willing to work various hours including overtime and Saturdays

Loader Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of loader operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for loader operator
  • Follows established procedures to ensure that the plant for which he/she is working is in compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and requirements
  • Participates in on-going minor maintenance and visual evaluations of plant and equipment
  • Confers with plant superintendent, batch person, and other personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and may recommend solutions to improve performance
  • May haul cement and/or additives from storage area in bulk or bags
  • Follow established environmental procedures to ensure that the plant for which he/she is working is in compliance with state, federal, and local regulations and requirements
  • Work with plant manager, batch person, and other personnel to resolve problems, provide immediate feedback, and may recommend solutions to improve performance
  • Maintain roadways and berms
  • Must keep plant areas clean/free of excess material
  • Must be able to work overtime & weekends if necessary
  • Maintain a high level of safety awareness
Qualifications for loader operator
  • Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather condidtions
  • Perform other duties as required by Foreman
  • 1-3 years preferred experience in loading customer trucks up to 5,000 tpd
  • 1-3 years preferred experience in loading shot rock up to 10,000 tpd
  • Previous heavy equipment operation experience or training is highly preferred
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, reach, squat, tolerate prolonged sitting/standing, balance, bend from trunk, operate mobile equipment

Loader Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a loader operator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for loader operator
  • Any unsafe condition to a supervisor immediately
  • Always work safely, following all safety protocol, and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes, and behaviors
  • Maintain Adequate roadways
  • Operates a variety of vehicles and heavy construction equipment as needed
  • Performs routine inspections and maintenance on equipment
  • Take actions to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and objects
  • Operates other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required
  • Follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Ensure that all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area
  • Follows work plans and pre-task cards
Qualifications for loader operator
  • Loader operations experience preferred
  • Must be able to successfully complete a criminal background check, drug screen and physical
  • High school education with automotive background and heavy equipment experience
  • Would need to gain an understanding on the equipment they are operating with safety and general maintenance in mind
  • Experience operating Front-End Loaders Volvo L90G and L90H or similar models
  • Assists maintenance personnel with light maintenance and other duties as needed

Loader Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a loader operator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for loader operator
  • Load trucks efficiently
  • Load and carry material as required
  • Continuously communicate with Plant Tower Operator for Scale Weighmaster
  • Maintain pad level and loading area clear of debris
  • Maintain equipment clean and safe
  • Perform utility tasks such as shoveling, water hosing, and others when the primary or truck is down and as required
  • Perform miscellaneous work with loader as assigned by Quarry Manager or Lead man
  • Perform required preventive maintenance on the equipment
  • Follow all safety checks, rules and regulations
  • Load trucks to appropriate weights and dimensions following the CAT10/10/20 rule
Qualifications for loader operator
  • Must have experience as a loader / operator using heavy equipment
  • Must wear safety equipment, including shoes, glasses, hearing protection, hard hats
  • Considerable amount of time using hands and feet, shifting, steering, depress foot pedals, turn dials to operate power machinery, such as power shovels, scraper loaders, and/or backhoes
  • Must partner with other plant employees to maintain plant operations as instructed by plant foreman to ensure daily schedules/estimates are met
  • Ability to stockpile using loader with attention to supplying plant with raw materials in a safe and efficient manner
  • May perform other related duties such as backfilling trenches/excavations

Loader Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a loader operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for loader operator
  • Conduct post-shift inspections regarding hazards and defects identified and communicate these to Dispatch / Supervisor and the incoming operators for the smooth running of Operations
  • Communicate with Truck Operators and Dispatchers to verify that materials are dumped at the correct locations, based on mark-out information
  • Utilize JIGSAW System to report loader equipment status
  • Perform daily housekeeping and safety checks of the loader equipment
  • Understand the loading activities that need to be completed and the designated location of loading activities
  • Report and escalate all accidents and incidents occurring in the shift immediately to the Dispatcher / Shift Supervisor
  • Load MAN Tipper Trucks
  • Attend all pre-shift instruction meetings
  • Monitor the flow of incoming and outgoing cheese
  • Maintain good vat separation
Qualifications for loader operator
  • Welding and fabrication experience would be preferred
  • Operates loader on 2nd Shift to transfer material onto customer over the road trucks offroad haul trucks and possible railcars
  • Records daily maintenance activities, grease the loader daily
  • Maintain the area around operations
  • Assists Plant Operators and Maintenance Mechanics with other duties as needed
  • Perform other duties as required by Production Leaders

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