Pattison Career Center

Rock Crusher Operator

Wage ranges from $42,900 - $68,640 (60hr week)- Based on Experience (PSC offers a $2.00/HR Night Shift Differential)

Rock Crush Operators will safety and accurately operate the crushing line. This position will require some heavy equipment operation, general maintenance, and inspection of the crushing line. Ensuring the appropriate grade of a product and being able to display proper screen selection is a must.

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The Position at a glance

Education Requirments
High school diploma and a 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
Day and 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
  • icon Operate heavy equipment such as: Komatsu 465, 400 haul trucks, 500 Komatsu loaders, 360 and 490 K excavators.
  • icon Making Grade per DOT/customer requirements .
  • icon Proper screen selection capability
  • icon Adjust and manage a cone crusher
  • icon Monitor crushing operations; perform labor as needed for maintenance.
  • icon Cleans up spilled material around conveyors using shovel and/or skid steer
  • icon Operates the plant to provide maximum production and efficiency
  • icon Conducts daily inspections, maintenance, fueling and operation of equipment
  • icon Operates equipment in a safe manner; always in control of equipment
  • icon Produce material that will provide the most consistent, highest quality end products
  • icon Lubricate, adjust or repair machinery and replace parts, such as gears, bearings etc
  • icon Perform manual labor to prepare or finish sites, such as shoveling by hand
  • icon Know and follow all company safety policies as well as MSHA regulations
  • icon Practice safety at all times
  • icon Perform other general laborer duties as required
Working Conditions & Expectations
  • icon Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • icon Proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Prior heavy equipment experience preferred
  • icon Prior welding experience preferred
  • icon Prior mining/rock crushing experience preferred
  • icon Must be able to safely wear a half face mask for up to 12 hours at a time
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:

  • icon Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday (48 hrs)
  • icon Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (36 hrs)
  • icon Proficient spoken and written English
  • icon Must possess a valid Driver’s License
  • icon High School diploma, applicants with a 2 year technical degree or previous experience will be given priority.
  • icon Proficient computer and data entry skills
  • icon Ability to accurately handle numerical analysis
  • icon Must be willing to work in a team environment and in close quarters with another lab partner.
Education & Experience
High School diploma, applicants with a 2 year technical degree or previous experience will be given priority.
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!


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

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Pattison Sand Company, LLC
701 1st Street
Clayton, IA 52049
  (563) 964-2860
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