Loader Operator

Wyoming, Colony Colony USA

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Minerals Technologies Inc. is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The Company has four reportable segments: Specialty Minerals, Performance Materials, Refractories and Energy Services.

The Performance Materials segment is a leading supplier of bentonite and bentonite-related products, as well as chromite and leonardite, to industrial and consumer markets globally. Products offered by the Performance Materials segment include specially formulated green sand bond solutions for metalcasting, additives for powdered laundry detergent formulation, and pet litter. This segment operates more than 25 mining or production facilities worldwide. The Performance Materials segment also provides products for non-residential construction, environmental and infrastructure projects worldwide. It serves customers engaged in a broad range of construction projects, including site remediation, concrete waterproofing for underground structures, liquid containment on projects ranging from landfills to flood control, and drilling applications including foundation, slurry wall, tunneling, water well and horizontal drilling.

This position requires the safe operation of a frontend loader feeding the plant with material. Operator will, at times, feed two dryers and remove dried material from two dryers. They are also responsible for cleaning the frontend of the plant and maintain stock pile area, roads and parking lot. This is a 12 hour continuous shift position that includes both days and night operation.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operator 980 Cat Loader
  • Daily maintenance of loader (greasing and inspections)
  • Fill both dryer bins
  • Remove dried material from bunkers
  • Feed dried material into plant for processing
  • Clean yard with loader
  • Load haul wagon
  • Clean primary end of fluid bed dryer and crude pit
  • Clean work area and plant
  • Maintain roadways and parking lot


  • This position requires training on OE/Lean

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform all other work as deemed necessary by the Plant Manager.


The requirements listed in the sections that follow are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions (primary duties) of the job.

Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Work Safely
  • Work as a team
  • Communication Skills
  • Dependable
  • Be able to lift 100lbs
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Prior experience Front Loader is helpful
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at height is required

Travel: Limited

Working Conditions: Physical activity outside all year.

Work Hours:

  • 12 hour 24/7 Continuous Shift work within Crew B
  • Work 36 hours one week and 48 the next, shifting between nights and days

Safety Training: MSHA and on-boarding process provided

EOE www.mineralstech.com.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Loader Operator: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

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