H&K Group

Pit Loader Operator

Job Locations US-PA-Blooming Glen
Regular Full-Time
Parent Company
H&K Group, Inc.


Blooming Glen Quarry, a division of the H&K Group, Inc. is seeking a Pit Loader Operator. The Pit Loader Operator loads, unloads, stores, transfers, distributes, and inventories stone products and materials. The ideal candidate is motivated, experienced, and carries out work safely.


Why work for H&K Group, Inc.?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 100% Company-paid Health Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement programs available to qualifying employees for approved programs
  • Additional training programs including on the job, online through H&K Academy, manufacturer offered training, and more


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Performs all work according to MSHA and H&K Safety policies
  • Perform pre and post trip of equipment every day and fill out daily inspection sheets
  • Starts engine, shifts gears, presses pedals, and turns steering wheel/moves joysticks to operate loader
  • Moves levers to lower and tilt bucket and drives front end loader forward to force bucket into finished product
  • Moves levers to raise and tilt bucket when filled and dumps material into truck or rail
  • Provide excellent customer service to all customers on site
  • Maintains haul roads that are smooth and safe
  • Keep stockpiles properly bermed and maintained
  • Ensure product is blended correctly
  • Performs routine maintenance on loader such as lubricating and cleaning
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent (such as the GED) from an accredited educational institution OR one month of related experience and/or training
    • Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
  • Problem solving
  • Ability to fit test & utilize appropriate PPE as needed
  • Ability to meet physical requirements (movement, lifting, as relevant to job)


 Preferred Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 3 months related experience
  • Strong preference for Loader operation experience
  • Experience working in a quarry, heavy civil construction, or other outdoor industrial setting
  • MSHA or other relevant safety certification


Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to
    • Sit
    • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel
    • Reach with hands and arms
  • Frequently required to talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities include
    • Distance
    • Peripheral
    • Depth perception


Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to
    • Outside weather conditions
    • Vibration
  • Frequently exposed to
    • Fumes and airborne particles
    • Moving parts
  • Noise level is usually loud


H&K Group, Inc.’s Blooming Glen Quarry has been supplying the Montgomery and Bucks County, PA region and beyond with high quality construction aggregate and landscape products since 1974.  At Blooming Glen Quarry, we have the good fortune of producing a highly regarded and visually appealing reddish-brown mudstone that makes both a general-purpose construction aggregate product and a much sought after landscape/bedding material.


The H&K Group, Inc. provides complete heavy civil contracting and construction materials solutions with safety, speed, quality, efficiency, and value. Beginning as a small family business a half century ago, we are now a dynamic group of vertically integrated companies that has been growing and prospering for over 50 years.


Thank you for your interest in employment with H&K Group, Inc. At H&K, we invest in our people, providing the essential training, instruction, and supervisory support that they need to develop and grow within our company. We acknowledge that H&K’s strength and success is directly related to our employees and the talents, dedication, and job performance they exemplify. We seek dynamic, motivated people who are driven to make a difference.


Final determination on pay will be made by company leadership consistent with the scope of work and considering the candidates’ education, experience, skills, past performance, demonstrated leadership, and influence.


H&K does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are always looking for the best, most qualified people to join our team.


Pre-employment drug testing (EOE)

Pre-employment Physical


100% Company-Paid Health Benefits!


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