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Control Room Operator

Ranges from $42,000 to $68,900- Based on Experience
PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential

Responsible for controlling the operations of our automated plant through the use of computerized control equipment. This is an above ground position outside of the mine in our automated processing plant. This is a dynamic operation with constantly evolving conditions. The Plant Operator must be able to respond to new responsibilities when they are presented, and must demonstrate the ability to operate equipment such as pumps, valves, conveyors, dryers, belt filters, measuring/control devices, testing equipment and material handling equipment. They must be able to quickly and accurately collect and analyze data in order to quickly make changes and improvements when needed.

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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments

High school diploma desireable but not required, minimum 2 years’ experience, see Education & Experience section below.

Credentials & Licenses

Part 48 MSHA required. Training available onsite. All Pattison employees must hold a valid Driver’s License.

Shift Information
Night Shift Rotation Available (12 hour Shifts)– See Shift Details below
Benefits & Incentives
Full Benefits Package & Quarterly Safety Incentive. See Benefits Section below for more details.

Detailed Position Information

This is an excellent career opportunity with a well-established, solid company, with outstanding benefits. If this sounds like something that might interest you, we encourage you to apply now! It could truly change your life!

Primary Responsibilities
Comply with all policies, procedure and housekeeping practices.

Perform Job Safety Analysis for every task or project being completed and VCR’s.

Know the Process Start up, Process Shutdown; Under Flow and Over Flow interpretations. Hot Work: Welding, torching, and grinding anywhere on-site.

Will be responsible for Control Room Operations, Process Flow, Floatex, Belt Filter, Thickener, Floc System and Dryer Operations.

Knowledge of ball configuration; Screen size and how it is used and date reporting on screen work done.

Confined space requirements and practices; lock out tag out procedures logs and all aspects.

Reports near misses, injuries, procedures, and communicates with the Plant team.
Working Conditions & Expectations
Transportation/Travel: Must provide your own transportation

Working Conditions and Expectations:
  • icon May work up to twelve hour shifts
  • icon Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • icon Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors
  • icon Must have high safety standards for self and others
  • icon Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays
  • icon Must have the ability to stand for 6-12 hours on uneven sandy/rocky surfaces
  • icon Must have the ability to lift 60 to 80 pounds without mechanical assistance
  • icon Must have the ability to bend or stoop
  • icon Must have the ability to climb on and off equipment and ladders
  • icon Must be able to work at heights
  • icon Must have the ability to work in damp, dimly lit and confined work areas
Shift Details

Rotation schedules are 84 hours bi-weekly (20 of the 84 hours are paid out an OVERTIME rate of 1 ½) Rotation Schedule:

 

  • Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday (60 hrs/ 20 paid overtime)
  • Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday (24 hrs)

 

Requirements
In addition to these general requirments, the applicant must:
  • icon Must possess a valid driver's license
  • icon Be proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen
  • icon Be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
Education & Experience
High school diploma desirable but not required
Benefits & Advancement
Pattison Sand Company offers a comprehensive benefit program! Some of the benefits include:
  • icon Quarterly Incentive Program
  • icon Paid Time Off
  • icon Affordable Health, Life, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • icon 401k with Matching

Advancement Opportunities: Pattison Sand Company encourages and sponsors internal and external training to develop employees’ skills in order to promote from within the company.

Disclosure & Important policies

Apply for this exciting career position now!

This could be the start of an exciting career with Pattison Sand Company!

AT PATTISON, EMPLOYEES COME FIRST!

We offer excellent benefits to our employees such as paid time off, education assistance, and more. These are just a few of the numerous benefits and perks enjoyed by of our employees.

About Pattison

The Pattison family has, for their entire 60-year history, consistently proven their commitment to their customers, employees, their community and the environment.

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Contact Information

We would be delighted to hear from you.  Feel free contact us any time.
Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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