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Crusher Operator - Saskatoon Aggregates

locationSaskatoon, SK, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Shift Work
6 - 10 years

As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.


Reporting to the Aggregates Production Lead Hand, the Crusher Operator is responsible for overseeing daily field operations, coordinating with crushing crews, truckers, QC, and sub-contractors. As well, the Crusher Operator is responsible for ensuring high quality material is produced to required specifications, completed safely, on time, on budget and in compliance with mining and environmental regulations.


  • Strong familiarity with crushers, screeners, conveyors, loaders and other associated Aggregate and or mobile heavy equipment.
  • Maintenance of the equipment being operated
  • Ability to work independently
  • Must be willing to work in adverse weather, possible night shift and out of town work, overtime and weekends if required. Job involves shift work and weekend work throughout the year
  • Controlling conveyors, panel boards, pumps, gauges, and dials to ensure maximum efficiency and consistency of materials are being generated.
  • Create and foster a positive work culture, and set clear expectations of crews for safety and production
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills and lead by example
  • Schedule running and major repair work on Crusher, screeners, loaders, and all other pit related equipment
  • Endeavor to maximize equipment and tool purpose as well as confirm equipment and tools are in compliant working condition
  • Ability to work under pressure and resolve conflict and interpersonal issues of the crew
  • Act in a courteous manner in order to project a positive company image
  • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experienced in a variety of equipment operation for crushing, and mining
  • Maintain a clean and efficient crushing operation and work environment
  • Willing to learn and take direction
  • Ensure mining and environmental standards are met and adhered to from both the applicable governing bodies and Lafarge requirements
  • Responsible for accurate and timely entry of labour, equipment, and production information
  • Follow and adhere to all the Company’s safety procedures and directives
  • Engage with all levels of employees, ensuring personnel are actively seeking solutions to identified risks


  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a preference given to those holding a class 3 with air, or higher
  • Computer experience is preferred but not essential
  • Experience working in a gravel crushing operation and on heavy equipment (loader, excavator) would be an asset.  Minimum of 5 years crushing experience preferably with at least 2 years in a supervisory role
  • High School Graduate preferred, but not mandatory

You will also demonstrate

  • A positive and proactive attitude towards teamwork and safety.
  • Foster development and growth in workforce and encourage cross training
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective organizational, time management and analytical skills.
  • Self-motivated and can work with minimal supervision.

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Years of experience

  • 6 - 10 years
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