Underground Miner

Nashville, Tennessee

Rogers Group Inc
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Rogers Group is currently seeking an individual to fill a Second Shift UNDERGROUND MINER / EQUIPMENT OPERATOR position at our Whites Creek quarry, located in Nashville, TN. The successful candidate for this role will have experience operating mining equipment in an underground mining environment, and an uncompromising focus on safety excellence. In addition to operating equipment, this individual may be required to help out on the ground maintaining safety items and keeping the mine well ventilated. General work around the quarry and other assigned duties may also be requested. Assigned duties will include: Operating a face drill and/or roof bolter in an underground limestone mine. Running an excavator with scaler attachment to scale rock from mine walls. Utilize a pick scaler to check for and remove loose material from mine walls. Operating a wheel loader to muck out headings and load-out material into haul trucks in confined spaces. Perform daily pre-and post- inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies. Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA / Environmental regulations for safe working procedures and environment. Wages starting at $23.00/hr. for entry level. An additional shift premium of $2/hr. is offered on top of regular pay for second shift work. Higher starting pay for skilled construction labor, operators, and candidates with underground mining or related work experience. Some positions require no experience and Rogers Group will train. Overtime available and extensive medical and retirement benefits. QUALIFICATIONS: Uncompromising focus on safety excellence. At least one-year of proficient experience operating underground mining equipment - such as a face drill, scaler, roof bolter, or loader - is preferred. Willing to work in an underground mining environment. Able to operate underground mining equipment with precision and excellence in a confined space. Must be able to work underground and outside in all types of weather and tolerate being exposed to loud noises. Ability to pick up on new tasks quickly. Flexibility to work overtime and weekends when necessary. Self-motivated - able to work without requiring close supervision. Must pass pre-employment drug-screening. As a Rogers Group employee, you will have access to our competitive company perks, including: Group insurance options plus Health Savings Account with annual company contribution. Company paid life insurance, disability insurance, and more. Retirement 401K account with company contribution and match. Paid Holiday Shutdown period between Christmas and New Years in addition to 7 holidays throughout the year. Paid vacation - 1 week at 1 year; 2 weeks at 2 years; 3 weeks at 5 years; 4 weeks at 20 years of service. Annual performance-based merit increases.
Date Posted: 28 September 2022
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