H&K Group

Loader Operator

Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
Regular Full-Time


Rahns Construction Materials, Inc., a partner with the H&K Group, Inc is looking for the ideal Loader Operator and Yard person. Experience with a 320 Wheel loader is preferred but training is available for a conscientious, safety minded individual willing to learn.  Must be willing to do outside labor tasks at our plant locations.


Why work for Rahns Construction Materials, 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
  • Stages and organizes materials in the yard.
  • Keeps and updates inventory of materials and final products.
  • Inspects incoming materials and verifies invoices.
  • Inspects machines and equipment used during the workday.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip od equipment every day and fills out daily inspection sheets.
  • Performs routine maintenance on loader such as lubricating and cleaning
  • Keeps stockpiles properly bermed and maintained
  • Ensures product is blended correctly
  • Maintains haul roads that are smooth and safe
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Cross trained in all areas of production including stacking, saw operations, guillotine operations and forklift operations.
  • Cross trained to assist with administrative duties when necessary.
  • Provides excellent customer service to all customers on site when needed.
  • 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
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Problem solving
  • Able to work a second shift schedule
  • 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
  • Experience operating heavy equipment
    • Strong preference for Loader/320 Wheeler 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, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities include distance, peripheral, and depth perception


Work Environment

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


Rahns Construction Material Company is a leading supplier of ready-mix concrete, concrete block, and precast materials in southeastern Pennsylvania, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Rahns, Pennsylvania, operations in 7 additional areas throughout Pennsylvania, and three portable plants available for specific larger projects, Rahns provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, and builders a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Rahns Construction Material Company a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for not only their own safety but the safety of others as well.


Thank you for your interest in employment with Rahns Construction Material Company and H&K Group, Inc. At Rahns and 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 our 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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