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Grade Checker Trainee

Location: 

Fayetteville, AR, US, 72704

Company:  APAC - Central-Central West Region - NWA

 

 

Job ID:  140266

 

APAC Central Inc., is a CRH company producing and providing crushed aggregate materials, sand, ready-mix concrete, asphalt, and performing as a regional heavy highway/infrastructure construction firm serving Arkansas, Oklahoma, and southern Missouri. APAC-Central, Inc. and its founding companies have been serving our customers since early in the 20th Century and look forward to continued success in the 21st Century!

 

Position Overview

This position is key to making sure grading is correct for all jobs they are assigned to.  They will work primarily with the surveyor to accomplish this.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Tests contour of road grade to determine uniformity of contour
  • Shovels dirt from high areas and tamps it into low areas to obtain uniform contour
  • May signal operator of grading machine to correct discrepancies
  • May use lot level, set grade stakes or hold engineering rod at designated points
  • May use hand shovel, axe, brush hook, grade rob, sledge hammer, pick, mattock, and post hole diggers to accomplish job
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment. 
  • Assist construction / paving crew / plant crew with various duties such as; shoveling and raking and running wheelbarrow. 
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.
  • Follow directions of manager as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or job site. 
  • May be called upon to run small power tools such as jack hammer. 
  • Perform daily pre–and–post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • Lift, carry and hold materials, tools and supplies. 
  • Assist in the placement, moving and dismantling of signs, barricades, cones and other traffic control devices.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Able to perform essential job functions with/ without reasonable accommodation.
     

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience

 

  • Minimum high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. 

 

Work Requirements

  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
  • Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.
  • Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Report to work at the designated start time.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to work sites, which are in different locations around our division.
  • Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Be able to work overtime when required.
  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and / or MSHA.
  • Maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements.
  • Have a safe driving record with a Motor Vehicle Record that meets company standards.
  • Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment. 

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

 

  • Previous related experience in construction field is preferred. 

 

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

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit or climb or crawl.  The position will be primarily outside in the elements and may be required to work in inclement weather as needed.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • This position requires an employee to lift 0-10 lbs. frequently, 25-50 lbs., 50 – 100lbs. occasionally.

Work Environment

  • Majority of work will be performed outside in conditions that may be extreme in temperature and condition.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • 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

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

 

APAC Central Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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