Screen House/ Operator
Orange County
About the Position

Lapeyre Industrial Sands, a leading manufacturer of Industrial and Recreational Sands and Specialty Products located in San Juan Capistrano is seeking a dependable and hardworking worker with construction, oil field, mining or similar experience to be responsible for daily screen house operations.

Specific duties will include:

  • • Performs pre-shift inspections including checking conveyor rollers, chutes, dust collector gates, etc., inspecting all truck platforms.
  • Performs duties in a safe and timely manner using good judgment; reports safety issues, mechanical and potential mechanical problems to the proper personnel.
  • Works a fairly repetitive and fixed routine, start-ups, running, shut-downs, pre-shift inspections, sieve analysis and daily reports.
  • Uses proper procedures to transfer sand from Screen House to Bag House and silos.
  • Operates scales by the weights and times used to obtain correct weight; loads trucks from silos; directs load out; uses computer to enter and print tickets.
  • Effectively starts and operates the following pieces of equipment:
    • Air Compressors for both Screen House and Bagging House, Water, Slurry Pump, Pulse Jets, both Dust Collectors for Screening and Bagging, Elevators, Conveyors, D-Mag Machine, Screen Drives and Feeders.
  • Scrubs all screens before start-up, identifies screens that need repair or replacing, and must learn the number of each screen level and deck.
  • Drives dump truck and/or haul truck.
  • Maintains accurate Screen House operating information reports
  • Observes Screening Operations to ensure maximum screening efficiency and capacity
  • Makes necessary adjustments and minor repairs.
  • Maintains good housekeeping standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Hours of work:
  • Monday through Friday 12:00 noon - 8:30 p.m.
  • Some overtime and weekend work required.

Work Demands and Environment:

  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, eye protection, hard toed safety boots, respirator, protective clothing, gloves and other personal protective equipment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work from elevated platforms, and lift up to 100 lbs.
  • Employee must follow LOTO/block out procedures when working on any powered equipment.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and minimum 3 years’ experience in related field.
  • Proven track record of punctuality and dependability.
  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively over the radio to supervisors, customers and co-workers as needed.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with all levels of organizational staff including resourcefulness, tact and problem solving ability.
  • Must be a self-starter with resourcefulness and problem solving abilities.
  • Must have a working knowledge of organization policies and practices.
  • Must have basic computer skills and be able to print tickets.
  • Must be able to quickly learn, understand and enforce California truck weight limits.

About Lapeyre Industrial Sands,Inc.

Lapeyre Industrial Sands is a subsidiary of P.W. Gillibrand Company, an industrial sands producer with plants in Simi Valley and San Juan Capistrano, CA. The P.W. Gillibrand companies are committed to being the industrial sand products “Supplier of Choice” in the Southwest. Our sands are primarily used in recreation and building materials and construction projects.

We provide quality products, excellent service, leading technology and added value in meeting and exceeding customer expectations. We provide a safe workplace, respect and protect the environment, and act with integrity and care when dealing with our customers, employees and the community.

We offer competitive pay, comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits program and a 401(k) with generous company contributions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you are interested in applying for this position please contact us via one of the following options:

Mail your resume to:
Human Resources
P.W. Gillibrand Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 1019
Simi Valley, CA 93062-1019

Fax or email your resume to:
(805) 522-4031