10 Jul 2023

Crusher Operator at Fabec Investment Limited

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Job Description



The crusher operator job description involves various duties that go beyond feeding a crushing plant. Crushing is a violent process and requires more maintenance and a close eye on critical components. The most common responsibilities and requirements.


Setup and Material Management

  • Ensure the crusher is level at all times
  • Maintain site cleanliness, and perform general labor activities, including but not limited to shoveling in and around the belts and crusher
  • Checks stockpile to ensure product quality and mix material to desired consistency
  • Prep material with a pulverizer or hammer as needed

Start-Up in the Morning.

  • Perform daily checks on conveyors, screen deck, and crusher box
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform routine maintenance work on machinery (mechanical experience preferred)
  • Report crusher issues and required wear parts to the supervisor in a timely manner

Feeding and Operating the Crusher

  • Monitor the plant to ensure the plant is running safely and production is consistent
  • Listen to unusual noise or indications for errors
  • Identify appropriate material to produce quality aggregate material and set aside uncrushable


  • Monitor silica dust emissions and use dust suppression if needed
  • Perform tracked conveyor moves as needed
  • Adjust crusher settings to optimize performance and gradation
  • Collect materials samples for laboratory testing
  • Maintain strong communications with ground labor to ensure efficient and safe workflow

Shutting down

  • Complete all necessary daily paperwork. This may include but is not limited to, daily logs, vehicle inspection logs, hours of service, etc.
  • Remove build-up from under or around crushers and beltlines
  • Inspects belt scale and clean daily & record scale readings

Overall safety

  • Shut down equipment as required in the event of an emergency, blockages, or end of shift
  • Conduct daily pre-shift safety checks (area inspection, e-stops)
  • Adhere to and follow all safety rules and regulations of MSHA/OSHA/DOT
  • Ensure nobody enters the safety perimeter while operating the crushing plant


  • Diploma in the mining industry from a recognized collage
  • 5 years of experience in the mining industry, and knowledge of crushing equipment.
  • Previous crushing experience would be an asset
  • Ability to perform manual labor and lift up to 25 kilograms
  • Have mechanical knowledge and experience with general equipment maintenance
  • Flexible to work extended hours, and weekends when required
  • Capable of working independently when needed
  • Able to promote a positive and safe work environment in a physically demanding and fast-paced work environment
  • Comfortable working outdoors, in extreme weather conditions, and in a noisy and dusty environment
  • Welding/torch cutting experience desired
  • Knowledge of soils, sand, and aggregate classification to help produce spec material through the crushing operation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Use of personal protection equipment is required
  • Must be willing to travel to other work sites
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract
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Method of Application

NOTE: All applications must be sent through Recruitment Email Address[email protected]and not otherwise.

Deadline 20th July 2023

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