Entry Level Field Trainee-Draper, UT

in Draper, UT

Entry Level Field Trainee-Draper, UT Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    667510501

  • Req #

    284162

  • Job Location

    Draper, UT 84020, US

  • Job Category

    Laborers and Production Workers

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  1. Prepares ground surfaces for the road building process.  Removes debris out of the construction path.
  2. Hand shovels to prepare ground trenches for pipes and utility lines.  May dig up existing pipes and lines.  Pipes include water, sewer, conduit and other utility lines.
  3. Attaches trench box and pipes to chains or guide wires to be lifted and moved by the heavy equipment operator.  Installs shoring materials.
  4. Operates ground compactors, levels out and rakes dirt, sets string markers, and removes items within the area to be paved.
  5. May cut concrete with saw as needed to finish grades.
  6. Performs machinery maintenance and repairs.  Unplugs and shovels off conveyors and screens. Changes out screens, rollers, cone liners, etc.  Repairs conveyor problems.  Greases moving machine parts.
  7. Other duties as assigned per supervisor

  1. Operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  2. Responsible for safe slopes on excavations and proper barricading.
  3. Locate utilities and other buried lines prior to digging.
  4. Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
  5. Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.
  6. Keep time and material records.
  7. Other duties as assigned per supervisor
  1. Thorough operational knowledge and skills of end dumps and/or belly dumps (with and without pups) and related equipment to be operated.
  2. Can operate equipment safely and efficiently.
  3. Must keep time and material records.
  4. Other duties as assigned per supervisor

  1. Maintains equipment in a safe and clean condition.
  2. Performs pre and post-trip truck inspections.
  3. Verify general compliance with mix specifications after loading and at job site.
  4. Aligns mixer drum under disbursement chute at the plant to receive product into the mixer truck drum.
  5. Learns how to drive a ready mix truck to location for unloading.
  6. Operate ready mix truck to release concrete down truck chute into area to be poured with concrete.
  7. Other duties as assigned per supervisor

  1. Safely and efficiently collect samples for testing.
  2. Set-up, operate and maintain nuclear density gauges for asphalt and soils compaction.
  3. Have a working knowledge of state DOT and governing agency job specifications.  
  4. Ability to perform project test procedures relative to individual levels of certification in testing construction materials.
  5. Perform sampling, testing and reporting procedures according to established protocol, having the ability to test construction material samples and recording test results in a timely and accurate manner.
  6. Other duties as assigned per supervisor
  1. Learns to troubleshoot problems, making economical and durable repairs.
  2. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts using hoists and hand tools.
  3. Be trained to maintain and repair heavy equipment, trucks, shop, and non-mobile equipment on a company-wide basis. 
  4. Will learn to service vehicles/equipment to include oil changes, greasing, adding fluids, changing filters and maintaining preventative maintenance schedules.
  5. Become skilled at troubleshooting and repairing electrical and hydraulic systems, diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, drive trains, etc.
  6. Orders parts and supplies.  Maintains purchase orders and invoices.  Operates computer for job functions.
  7. Other duties as assigned per supervisor

  8. May use various equipment, hand and power tools.
  9. Picks up and/or delivers construction materials at job site locations. 
  10. Performs job site clean-up.
  11. Assists with flagging and traffic control as needed.
  12. Maintains all tools and equipment in a safe and clean condition.
  13. Other duties as assigned per supervisor.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Experience is not required.

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • May be subject to drug testing, and physical agilities testing.
  • Must have a current and valid driver’s license. 
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

Work Environment

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

Reynolds Excavation, Demolition & Utilities is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Additional Information

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