Lowboy Operator

  • Wingra, a local family owned business, serving Dane County, is looking for a Lowboy Operator
  • Full time with hourly pay and benefits
  • Benefits include: health, dental, and vision insurance (100% paid by employer)
  • 401 (k) profit sharing

Job Summary

  • Operates Lowboy (primarily)
  • Must be able to operate and load all types of equipment
  • Transport both legal and oversize/overweight loads (with required hauling permit).
  • Performs emergency repairs to assigned company vehicle to keep vehicles operating or able to return to shop for further repairs, e.g., replaces hoses, wires, belts and batteries, lights, tightens parts, adds fuel; inspects equipment for loose parts, damaged or worn tires and other items affecting its safe operation; checks oil, water, lights and mirrors.
  • Observes instruments while the vehicle is in operation and makes routine corrective action if malfunction is indicated.
  • Keeps trip record on log; reports defects in the vehicle operated, accidents, traffic violations or damage to the vehicle.
  • Performs related work as required.

Qualifications  

  • Must have a valid CDL license.
  • Must pass a drug screen and background check.
  • Must have or be able to get a DOT required medical card.

2 + years driving and/or mechanical experience.

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Bulk Cement Tractor Trailer Driver

Wingra is looking for a full time bulk cement tractor trailer driver.
Full time, seasonal with hourly pay
Health, Dental, and Vision insurance (100% Employer Paid!!!)
401(k) profit sharing
Home Everyday! 

Work hours:

• Generally, 6am — 4:30pm. Additional hours may be necessary and determined by daily demand.
• M-F, plus Saturday work often needed during construction season (April-November). Some night hauling may occur.
• Winter hours generally less without need for regular Saturday work.

Responsibilities:

• Deliver bulk Portland Cement, Slag, and Fly Ash to Concrete plants located throughout Dane County. All trips begin and return to point of origin.
• All travel is intra-State and loads are picked up in LaCrosse, Milwaukee and Portage.

Job Duties:

• Personally comply with all Licensing and Driving qualification requirements.
• Maintain a current valid Commercial Motor Vehicle (CDL) Class A license.
• Maintain a current Federal Medical card.
• Drive vehicle in compliance with all Federal, State and Local highway laws and limits.
• Maintain the vehicle in compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws.
• Assure vehicle is maintained properly and at the appropriate intervals.
• Obey all Federal, State and Local laws while in the workplace (i.e. MSHA, OSHA, DNR etc.). This would include the Companies Employment Manual and Safety Procedures.
• Drive vehicle in compliance with manufacturers recommended practices as described in the vehicle owner’s manuals and documents.

Skills and experience needed:

• Commercial Motor Vehicle experience required. Construction industry experience preferred.
• Maintain a current valid Commercial Motor Vehicle (CDL) Class A license.
• Clean driving record.
• Safety conscious mind set and record at previous positions.
• Availability to work Saturdays and evenings
• Mechanical aptitude
• Have good communication skills and be courteous to co-workers, vendors and the general public at all times.

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Heavy Equipment Operator

Non Union, with hourly pay, based on experience.
Benefits include: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance (100% paid by employer), 401(k) profit sharing, paid vacation.

SPECIAL SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. Must be able to perform an accurate and thorough pre and post shift inspection, have working knowledge of the equipment in order to recognize needed repairs required and possess excellent defensive driving skills. Must have the ability to climb ladders and operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner; have knowledge and understanding of OSHA and MSHA rules and regulations; perform tasks in a safe and efficient manner; and possess hazard recognition skills. This position also required solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment as well as specifications of different finished materials. Must be able to recognize various products by sight and to understand proper plant operation. Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team environment is required. Must be punctual and dependable, initiate and take action before being required to do so, and use time efficiently. Must be safety conscious and respond to inquiries promptly and follow through to ensure the situation is taken care of correctly.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
A minimum of two years previous experience in operating loaders and dozers in a plant environment is required. This position also requires solid knowledge and understanding of the capabilities of the equipment as well as specifications of different finished materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:
This individual is responsible operating mobile equipment loaders, dozers, etc. in a sand and gravel mining operation. Will operate loaders to load aggregates for processing, feed the plant(s) and to safely load customers’ trucks with desired specification product within legal load limits. Will operate a loader to strip and prep the site for mining and to push material closer to the feeder for processing. Responsible for maintaining adequate feed of materials, as required and maintaining stockpiles, cleans yard and plant areas. Individual will perform thorough pre-trip and post-trip inspections and accurately completes daily mobile equipment reports; perform duties safely, responsibly and proficiently while observing all safety, health and environmental rules and practices. Must follow established traffic patterns avoiding tire hazards and other hazardous conditions and promptly report any unsafe conditions. Will maintain good housekeeping practices on equipment and in the plant. Observe the plant and report any necessary maintenance or adjustments that may be required and visually checks material being produced for compliance with specifications. In addition, this position will participate in maintenance, repair, and general plant housekeeping activities. Other duties as assigned.

Seasonal position with hourly pay and full benefits (premiums paid 100% by company!)

Work Hours:

  • Hours are heavier during the construction season (April-November) and lighter during the winter months (December-March).
  • Saturday and evening work often needed during construction season.

Skills and Experience:

  • Commercial Motor Vehicle License (CDL) Class B required.
  • Safety conscious mind set and record at previous position.
  • Construction industry experience preferred.

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Redi-Mix Concrete Driver

Seasonal position with hourly pay and full benefits (premiums paid 100% by company!)

Work Hours:

  • Hours are heavier during the construction season (April-November) and lighter during the winter months (December-March).
  • Saturday and evening work often needed during construction season.

Skills and Experience:

  • Commercial Motor Vehicle License (CDL) Class B required.
  • Safety conscious mind set and record at previous position.
  • Construction industry experience preferred.

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Heavy Diesel Truck Technician/Mechanic

Full time position with hourly pay and full benefits (premiums paid 100% by company!)

Work Hours:

  • Generally, 6 am — 4:30 pm. Additional hours may be necessary and determined by daily demand.
  • M-F, plus Saturday work often needed during construction season (April-November). Occasional night work may occur.
  • Winter hours generally less without need for regular Saturday work.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventative maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments, keeping records.

Job Duties:

  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Keep equipment available for use by completing preventative maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.
  • Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches and rear ends.
  • Adjust brakes, aligns wheels, tightens bolts and screws, and reassembles equipment.
  • Change oil, checks batteries, repairs tires and tubes, and lubricates equipment and machinery.
  • Correct vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as , power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages clutches and traction units.
  • Verify vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Comply with Federal, and State vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintain vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing and painting.
  • Maintain vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.
  • Keep shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contain costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times.

Skills and Experience:

  • Safety conscious mind set and record at previous position.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of electronic circuit boards processors, chips, and computer hardware and software including diagnostic applications and programing.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Construction industry experience preferred.
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle License (CDL) Class B preferred.

Education:

  • Four year College degree or two year Vocational degree preferred.
  • Significant experience in field can be acceptable in lieu of college education.

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