Careers at Hopkins
The tower operator must be competent in the operation of the crushing equipment. The tower operator will supervise and assist with crusher maintenance, as needed or as determined by the foreman on site, provide safe working conditions for all workers under their supervision and assist with training of new personnel. Previous crushing experience is desirable.
Able to work cooperatively with supervisors and co-workers, as well as independently.
Will be required to assist the work crew with labouring duties/crusher maintenance at the work site and/or be able to relieve other positions, when trained.
Understand and use hand signals, radio communications and safety devices on equipment.
Able to cope in outdoor work environments due to changes in environmental conditions.
Job Location and Work Environment
Camp Job/Gravel Pits – various locations throughout the province. Meals and accom-modations supplied. Anyone who does not stay in camp will be responsible for their own accommodations
Outdoors, rough terrain – must be able to walk on uneven ground and carry out tasks under unpredictable outdoor conditions.
Exposure to noise, respirable silica (quartz) and dust particulates. PPE needs to be worn at all times.
Shift work – Typical shift rotations are 10 days on/4 days off OR 5 days on/2 days off.
Work hours – 12 hour shifts, 60 hours per week.