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Scale Operator

Clewiston, FL/Moore Haven, FL
Posted Apr. 28, 2023

Job Summary

The Scale Operator will oversee lightweight and heavyweight scales to weigh in-bound and out-bound trucks, empty and loaded with sand product, and operate scale software.

Role / Responsibilities

  • Operate scales to weigh trucks in-bound and out-bound.
  • Monitor all trucks for clean beds at light weight scale and before loading.
  • Distribute tickets to truck drivers. 
  • Communicate effectively with dispatchers, truck drivers and Logistics Manager on shipping schedules. 
  • Operate scale software for ticket reporting and distribution to accounts payable.
  • Understand and enforce all D.O.T related regulations regarding sand hauling.
  • Receive and enforce rules in relation to policies of workplace hazard and MSHA requirements, such as enforce speed limits and trash disposal. 
  • Take inventory of all critical spare hardware such as printers, tickets, ribbon, supplies, etc.
  • Notify Logistics Manager of any and all inventory needs and assist with reorders at low or critical levels.
  • General housekeeping of scale house, offices, and bathroom areas; includes sweeping, vacuuming, pressure washing, weed eating, and mowing (operate push or riding mower or tractor); administer cleaning supplies, pest and weed killers.
  • Adhere to all policies, safety rules, guidelines, and codes; understand and comply with MSHA regulations.
  • Assist enforcement of workplace hazard and MSHA requirements.
  • Maintain successful community relations with adjacent landowners and community.
  • Represent Garcia Mining Company with high integrity, consistent with company core values.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience / Skills Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Able to operate any essential equipment pertaining to the position.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with customers and dispatchers.
  • Fulfill simple oral and written instructions and resolve issues that arise with truck drivers and dispatchers. 
  • Proficient mathematical skills, including utilizing scale software, excel and other technical programs.
  • Ability to work with cameras, DVR recorders, and ability to troubleshoot fundamental hardware problems.
  • Ability to detect malfunctioning equipment and respond accordingly.
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure and work well with others in a high pace work environment.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Experience / Skills Desired

  • Computer/technical experience.
  • Knowledge and experience at mining and/or construction site.
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish).

Physical Demands / Work Environment

  • Lift 25+/- pounds.
  • Attend and participate in required training as necessary and as required by MSHA.