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Paver Operator

Location:  Lunenburg, MA, US, 01462
Company:  PJ Keating Co

 

City:  Lunenburg
State:  Massachusetts
Postal/Zip Code: 01462

 

P.J. Keating Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, is a leading manufacturer of aggregate and HMA products and Paving and Construction in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  We operate aggregate and Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) production facilities in Acushnet, Dracut, and Lunenburg, Massachusetts as well as Cranston, Rhode Island.  Our modern facilities, veteran paving crews, experienced construction management team and large investment in plants and equipment make us one of the largest and most efficient producers in the state of Massachusetts as well as one of only two RIDOT approved stone suppliers in the state of Rhode Island. 


Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then P.J. Keating Company and Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today!

 

 

Position Overview

This is a highly skilled position involving the safety, control and operation of the asphalt paving machine.

 

You will report directly to the Foreperson and/or Superintendent.  Our core values are safety, quality and integrity in everything we do.  All P.J. Keating employees are expected to partner with associates and management of P.J. Keating Company. to coordinate, support, and actively promote our safety processes.  You will establish key internal relationships to help ensure safety continues to be embedded in the culture of our Company.

 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Operates asphalt paver
  • Manipulates hand or foot levers to control movements of paving machine that spreads and levels asphaltic concrete on sub-grade of highway and related surfaces such as parking lots, streets, etc., turns hand-wheels to raise or lower screeds, regulates width of creed
  • May perform other related duties, such as adding or removing screed extensions, installing or removing automatic devices, grade log or other accessories associated with the machine.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.
  • The operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.

 

Qualifications

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

 

Education/Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of heavy highway paving experience.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to read and comprehend 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.

 

Other Requirements

  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to customers, officials, co-workers, supervisors, and general public at all times.

 

 

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 talk and hear.  The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time.  The employee is required to use a computer for extended periods of time.    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

 

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

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Applicable

Bend

 

 

X

 

Kneel

 

 

X

 

Squat

 

 

X

 

Climb

 

 

X

 

Stand

 

 

X

 

Walk

 

X

 

 

Sit

X

 

 

 

Reach

 

 

X

 

Drive

 

X

 

 

Fine motor

X

 

 

 

Repetitive Motion

X

 

 

 

Right

X

 

 

 

Left

X

 

 

 

 

This position requires an employee to lift:

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

 

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Applicable

0 – 10 lbs.

 

X

 

 

10 – 25 lbs.

 

 

X

 

25 – 50 lbs.

 

 

X

 

50 –100 lbs.

 

 

X

 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

 

 

Continuous

 

Frequently

 

Occasionally

Not

Applicable

Hot Weather

X

 

 

 

Cold Weather

X

 

 

 

Wet Weather

 

 

X

 

Exposed to Noise

X

 

 

 

Exposed to High Heat

X

 

 

 

Moving Equipment

X

 

 

 

Working With Others

X

 

 

 

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What Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle 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 Oldcastle family!

 

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P.J. Keating Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE / M / F / Vet / Disability 

P.J. Keating Company is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.

 


Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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