Job Summary - Mine Crusher Operator
The Crusher operator will safely monitor and operate a 3-stage DCS controlled crushing plant, perform general maintenance, cleanup and repair activities, and will operate crushing, screening plant and support equipment.


  • Perform daily equipment, walk around and site inspections to identify and correct any unsafe conditions and will keep equipment properly maintained.

  • Safely and properly perform maintenance (lubricating, fueling and cleaning) on loader, crusher, screen and /or wash plant to include screen changes and routine maintenance.

  • Safely and properly operate loader, skid steers, water trucks, crusher, and screening plants

  • Shovel excess material away from crusher and screening plant unit as necessary

  • Communicate effectively (verbal and in writing) and be able to work with difficult people in high stress situations

  • Must be self-motivated, a team player with good interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain positive/courteous customer relations

  • Troubleshoot and problem solve in areas such as material quality, equipment operation, repairs, etc.

  • Properly wear cartridge half mask respirator for hours at a time as well as all other required PPE

  • Ensure that all controls are met. Such as moisture, dust and agglomeration

  • Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors

  • Proven experience handling multiple projects and priorities while maintaining tight deadlines; must be highly organized with attention to detail

  • Accurately complete crushing reports and other documentation as required

  • Ensure compliance with MSHA, safety and environmental regulations

  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor/Manager



  • A minimum of two years’ experience working in a jaw/cone crusher, screening and conveying operation

  • Comprehend, comply with, promote and support Rawhide Mining safety policies and procedures.

  • Ensure a safe working environment

Work Conditions

  • Ability to work rotating day/night shifts

  • Ability to work overtime may be required

  • Ability to work outside in all weather extremes

  • Willingness to assist elsewhere on the mine site when needed such as the mining crew, leach crew, etc

  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing this work (safety shoes, hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, respirator, etc as needed)

  • Valid Driver’s License


Rawhide Mining LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability, or any other legally protected status. All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.