Equipment Operator/Laborer (Grade/Pave Crew) ($1000 Sign-On Bonus) - Sandpoint, ID

in Sandpoint, ID

Equipment Operator/Laborer (Grade/Pave Crew) ($1000 Sign-On Bonus) - Sandpoint, ID Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    655079501

  • Req #

    267939

  • Job Location

    Sandpoint, ID 83864, US

  • Job Category

    Laborers and Production Workers

This is a skilled position involving the safe and efficient operation of various types of heavy construction equipment including but not limited to Roller, Paver or Screed, Blade, Loader, Backhoe, Etc. in order to prepare, grade and pave asphalt. This position will also work at construction sites performing general construction and clean-up tasks. This position may also drive CDL water truck and other vehicles for the purpose of delivering water and other materials to the job site. Duties of CDL driver may include driving truck pulling a trailer with heavy equipment on board for the purpose of delivering to the job site.

Upon successful completion of pre-employment, a sign-on bonus of $1000 will be provided.*

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Shovel, rake and compact materials in grade and pave operations.
  • Operate asphalt saw, concrete saw, chain saw and other power tools to remove asphalt and debris.
  • Traffic control, including flagging and set-up of signs, cones and barriers.
  • Operate water truck, oil distributors and other equipment as instructed.
  • Perform underground adjustments (i.e. manholes, catch basins).
  • Measure, mark, paint and stake per measurements for grade and pave operations.
  • Load, unload from work truck and clean tools and equipment as needed.
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Perform “grade check” duties, including hammering hubs, reading grade stakes and plans
  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently by utilizing equipment within its designed parameters. Equipment operated may include but is not limited to Roller, Paver or Screed, Blade, Loader, Backhoe, Etc.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Keep machines cleaned and maintained.
  • Travel to and from various locations.
  • Must have knowledge of proper equipment operation, grade and work operations
  • Loads and unloads equipment and secures equipment on trailer
  • Assist labor crew including shoveling, raking and compacting of asphalt materials
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Promptly communicate with paving crew on any flaws in material.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

*Details of sign-on bonus will be discussed at time of job offer.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • Previous asphalt grade/pave operations and/or construction related experience preferred.
  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance and punctuality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, site specifications, simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Class A CDL with self-certification of non-excepted interstate and current DOT medical card preferred but not required.

Physical Demands:

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • GRIP – with at least 90 lbs. of force                   
  • CLIMBING – in, around, and on equipment                    
  • HEAVY LIFTING – of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to75 lbs. from floor to waist
  • AWKWARD POSITIONS – getting to and from both sitting and kneeling on the ground
  • FLEXIBILITY – awkward reaches                      
  • BALANCE – including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.
  • VISION – 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions
  • HEARING – corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass physical fitness and agility test.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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

Interstate Concrete & Asphalt Co. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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