Miner III

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Date: Feb 20, 2024

Location: Quincy, IL, US

Company: JM Huber Corporation

Portfolio Business: Huber Engineered Materials 

J.M. Huber Corporation is one of the largest privately held, family-owned companies in the United States. Established in 1883, we are a diversified, global supplier of specialty and commodity chemicals, hydrocolloid solutions, engineered wood products and natural resources to customers spanning a wide variety of industries. With approximately $3 billion in sales and 4,000 employees worldwide, we have a material presence in more than 20 countries.

Position Summary

4perate Haul Truck in a safe and efficient manner.  Operator is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Mandatory Minimum Standards Required, within his/her sphere of influence.  This may or may not include compliance with any air permits, wastewater permits, storm water permits, or other rules as presented to the employee as requirements.  This position is for a rotating shift schedule for 1st (4:00 am - 4:00 pm).

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Safe and efficient operation (driving) of 45-ton haul truck by making approximately 25 trips per day into and out of the underground mine (depending on haul distance and down time) to remove and dump tons of marble/rock.  
  • Must have basic knowledge of crushing system – be able to start/stop the system.
  • Ensures that mine equipment is in good operating condition, making minor repairs as needed.
  • Inspects work areas at start of shift for safe conditions and advises Maintenance and/or Mine Manager of maintenance problems and performs minor repairs as needed.
  • Proficiently operates other mine equipment which may include a skid loader, backhoe, front end loader and haul trucks.
  • Properly records fuel use for equipment.
  • Recommends to Mine Manager measures to improve methods for increased efficiency of mine operations and assists in problem solving in all areas of the mine.
  • Cleans around crusher area at the end of each shift.
  • Assists in training of new employees and will perform other duties as assigned.

Specialized/Technical Knowledge or Required Skills

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.  Technical school a plus.  
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years industry experience or technical mining school equivalent.
  • Must be computer literate – basic skills including signing onto and off of computer to check Huber e-mail frequently/routinely and to take online safety classes (SkillSoft-type classes) and to complete annual open enrollment benefit process.
  • Work and act safely (laboratory and plant practices).  Must be alert and able to react and respond quickly to safety related situations to assist self and others in emergency situations.
  • Must be able to frequently lift up to 50 pounds to perform required duties.
  • Must be able to don a self-rescuer during time of emergency and/or assist others in the same.
  • Using hand tools to perform strenuous manual labor such as shoveling, sweeping and maintenance for up to 30-minutes without stopping including climbing on stairs, ladders and walkways, working on elevated platforms and complete manual labor in low light conditions.
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Must be able to perform mathematical calculations which include the following:  multiplication, addition, percentages (can be accomplished with the use of a calculator or manually computed).
  • Must have good overall communication skills with employees at all levels of the organization and be able to communicate using a radio. 
  • Must be able to read and comprehend company safety manual policies, SOP’s, SDS, and various production schedules/ reports.

Our employees are our strongest asset, and their safety, health, and well-being is our highest priority. We respect the individual by providing opportunities for professional and personal development. Our Principles drive us to create an inclusive workplace where employees share core values, show dignity and respect toward others, and work hard to achieve their best performance.  

J.M. Huber Corporation is an EEO / AAP employer. Pre-employment drug screening is required


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