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Finish Blade Operator - United Companies, Grand Junction

Location: 

Grand Junction, CO, US, 81505

Company:  United Companies

 


Job ID:  150542

 

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Job Description Summary

A Finish Blade Operator is responsible for the safe and productive operation of various pieces of equipment while performing duties associated with the excavation of soils, and installation and grading of soils and base gravels.

Wages: Dependent on experience

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.  Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
  • Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the supervisor.  Clean equipment on a regular basis.
  • Perform job tasks in accordance with industry best practices and requirements of the equipment (lifting, carrying, sitting, walking, and climbing).
  • Travel to outlying areas will be required
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities

None

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

•             High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred. Previous construction equipment operation required, Top-con machine control experience preferred.

 

Language Skills

•             Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 

Reasoning Ability

•             Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions

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.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Other Qualifications

May be subject to drug testing, medical exams and physical agilities testing.

 

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!

 

United Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  Apr 15, 2019


Nearest Major Market: Grand Junction
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

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