June 24, 2022
Fort Lupton, CO
Job Type



BURNCO is looking for a Laborer to join our team in Fort Lupton, Colorado. Reporting to the Foreman, the successful candidate will be responsible for performing various physical duties and manual tasks as assigned to help safely run our aggregate plants. Help keep our people safe and start a rewarding career in the aggregate industry - Apply today!

Key Accountabilities

The primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Plant Safety
  • Plant Maintenance
  • Operate Equipment

What You Will Be Doing

  • Complete routine tasks such as shoveling gravel, dust control, yard clean up, machinery inspections, load/unload/store inventory, facility housekeeping, etc.
  • Back up equipment operators as needed
    • Operate equipment safely and efficiently
    • Perform minor equipment maintenance
  • Utilize various hand tools as needed to complete daily job requirements
  • Work with team members to complete operational priorities of the day, cross train in other job positions as needed
  • Help maintain a hazard free work environment by assisting in housekeeping and maintenance duties
    • Walk plant regularly to identify safety hazards, maintenance needs, review completed repairs, etc.
  • Complete required paperwork, identify plant improvement opportunities and escalate operational issues to Foreman
  • Keep current on safety instructions such as MSHA regulations and BURNCO safety policies
  • Other duties as assigned


What We Would Like From You

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Experience working in aggregate industry and welding a plus
  • Experience operating heavy machinery in a plant environment preferred


  • Broad knowledge of handling heavy machinery equipment
  • Ability to use power tools, welders, cutting torches/chains and various safety devices
  • Self motivated and able to work effectively in small teams
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and math skills
  • Ability to work 12 hour shifts and weekends

Travel Requirement

  • Less than 10% - as needed

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly outside and exposed to various weather conditions including hot/cold temperatures and rain/snow conditions.
  • Employee constantly stands, walks, uses fine motor skills, gross motor skills, eye/hand coordination, near vision and far vision.
  • Employee frequently climbs, kneels, bends, reaches, lifts up to 50 lbs, carries up to 50 lbs, pushes, pulls and utilizes manual dexterity.
  • Employee is exposure to loud noises, heavy machinery, moving equipment, oil, debris, solvents, smokes, gasses, fumes and aggregate materials.
  • Required PPE includes safety shoes above ankles, safety vests, safety glasses, ear plugs and hard hats. Additional PPE requirements needed for special jobs such as welding, repairing, etc.

IMPORTANT: As a safety sensitive position, it is a condition of employment that the selected candidate successfully pass comprehensive pre-employment testing that includes a Background Check and a Drug and Alcohol screening. Please note that we have a zero tolerance policy for any Cannabis derived products regardless of use frequency or purpose.


Enjoy Zero Premium Increases in 2022!!

Join BURNCO and enroll in a comprehensive benefits program that supports you and your family's healthcare needs with affordable options!

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with 4% BURNCO matching
  • Other benefits include 8 paid holidays with no waiting period, accrued vacation, and employee assistance programs
  • Biweekly Friday Paydays
  • Annual voucher for safety boots and glasses when needed
  • Use of company vehicles and/or vehicle allowance

Rate or Range: $22.25

Bonus Eligibility: Annual Hour Bank Bonus Accrual Program

Posting Date: 6/21/2022

Posting Open Until Filled

Since 1912, BURNCO has been supplying aggregate construction materials as a successful, family-run business based in Calgary. Over the last 110 years we have embraced innovative technology and new marketplaces while always maintaining the vision and values that were first introduced by our founder, James F. Burns. Today we continue our unwavering commitment to safety, our renewed focus on family leadership and our steady, dependable growth into the future. We look forward to having you join us on that journey.

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