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Hoist Operator

Company: Intrepid Mining, LLC
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Hoist Operator Reports To: Shaft Supervisor Location: New Mexico - Various OVERVIEW A Hoist Operator operates the mine hoist safely and efficiently to transport materials, supplies and equipment between the underground mine and surface. This position requires strong communication and problem-solving skills to make adjustments and fix any issues, while maintaining a safe work environment. JOB DUTIES * Serve as the communication link between underground and surface for day-to-day operations and emergency situations
* Perform pre-shift inspections of the hoist to ensure all equipment is operating safely and efficiently, and notify appropriate personnel of malfunctions
* Assist with transportation of people, equipment and materials up and down mine shafts
* Receive and returns bell signals for hoist operation to determine when to move levers and pedals
* Perform other duties as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS * High school diploma or GED
* Valid Driver's License
* Minimum two (2) years experience in hoisting operations
* One (1) year underground mining experience preferred OPPORTUNITIES * Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
* 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
* Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
* Opportunities to expand skillset and knowledge through Intrepid's tuition reimbursement program WORK ENVIRONMENT Work will occur in both an underground mining environment, as well as on the surface level. * Underground mining environment is often not well lit and is at low heights
* Surface environment is an outdoor-non-temperature controlled environment, and is subject to weather conditions
* Both environments are exposed to louder than moderate noises (ex: vehicle noises, machinery noises, etc.)
* Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times in both environments PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Job physical requirements include: * Standing, walking, sitting, squatting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping.
* Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
* Must be able to climb stairs and/or ladders, and potentially work at heights, perceive color differences.
* Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and engage in strenuous physical activity. A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid. ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience.

Keywords: Intrepid Mining, LLC, Midland , Hoist Operator, Other , Carlsbad, Texas

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