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Equipment Operator (Heavy) - Savannah, GA

Location:  Savannah, GA, US, 31415
Company:  Preferred Materials - Asphalt

 

Job ID:  122241

 

Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division, part of Oldcastle Materials South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects.  Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services.  Our employees make Preferred Materials – Asphalt Division a great place to work.  We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.

We are seeking a motivated, safe individual to operate heavy equipment on a grade crew.   Heavy equipment could include a Front End Loader, Bulldozer or Motor Grader.

 

Description
 

The selected candidate will be required to work in a team environment with other co-workers and managers.

  • Smoothes and adjusts grade and finishes before compaction.
  • Safely and efficiently operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights used in road, site or highway construction and paving.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the Foreman.
  • Perform daily pre–and–post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
  • May perform other duties such as shoveling asphaltic materials and assisting with maintenance of asphalt finishing machine to include adding or removing screed extensions.
  • Follow directions of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or job site.
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Work Requirements


Job requires the following motions:  stretching, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, throwing, walking, standing, reaching and squatting.  Requires regular lifting of 25 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.  Uses tools such as a shovel, asphalt rake and asphalt lute.  Walking and standing each occupy approximately 50 percent of the work day.  Overtime work is often required.  May be exposed to extremes of hot or cold weather.  May be exposed to vehicular traffic.  Required riding to and from job sites.  The job duties described herein are not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

 

Education/Experience

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

·  Previous related experience in the construction field and/or training.

 

 

Shift differential may apply

 

 

 

 

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

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

 

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 Materials South Division is a part of Oldcastle Materials, Inc., the third-largest aggregates and ready mixed concrete producer, and the number one asphalt producer in the United States.  The South Division consists of three regions:  Appalachian Materials, Midsouth Materials & Preferred Materials.  Companies operate in the states of Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, with limited operations in Georgia and South Carolina.

 

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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Oldcastle Materials, South Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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