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Mine Laborer - Lyons Salt Company 

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Mine Laborer, Lyons Salt Company, Lyons, KS

Job Description

The selected candidate will operate machines and related equipment in the continuous mining cycle of salt at our underground mine. This person will perform all assigned process specifications and instructions safely and competently. The individual will report any malfunctions or abnormalities to their supervisor; ensure that the machinery and safety equipment are in good working order and maintain a high standard of housekeeping in their workplace. The miner must be task trained on all equipment or machinery used in daily work duties.

Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Performs, under minimum supervision, tasks of substantial variety or complexity, which requires knowledge of processing techniques, tools, materials, machines and equipment relative to salt mining.
  • Works from manuals or verbal instructions.
  • Communicates with supervisor and others as warranted, regarding the safe completion of assigned tasks.
  • Be alert to hazards and changing conditions within the mine.
  • Devises and utilizes non-standard procedures.
  • Adheres to safety policies and health regulations.
  • Performs pre-inspections on machinery.
  • Inspects finished work and ensures required specifications are met.
  • Communicates with management any situation that may affect safety of any employee or other issues that affect production or quality of product.
  • Inspects and performs daily routine housekeeping as necessary to ensure a clean and safe work area.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements
  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to self and co-workers; promote a safe workplace.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders and work on elevated platforms.
  • May be required to lift moderately heavy objects (50 pounds or more) during the course of the workday.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine including hart hat, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed protective clothing, gloves, hearing protection and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Proven safe work record required.
  • Good attendance record required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Mine Laborer - Lyons Salt Company  
Post Internal Days 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number MIN-17-00004  
Location Lyons Salt Company  

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