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Asphalt Screed Operator (Waco, Temple, Belton, Killeen)

Location:  Waco, TX, US, 76706
Company:  Wheeler

 
 

Oldcastle Materials Texas Region

Job ID:  129329

 

Wheeler is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by Oldcastle Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Wheeler is part of Oldcastle’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide. 

 

Asphalt Screed Operator

 

Do you want to work for a company that values your skills? Do you want to work for a company that values safety above all else? Are you looking for opportunities and benefits of a large corporation with a small company feel? Then Oldcastle Materials is the company for you! Apply for the Asphalt Laborer today and jump start your career with the Oldcastle Materials family.

 



Job Description Summary

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

  • This is a highly skilled position involving the control and operation of the screed on the asphalt paving machine.
  • The screed operator is responsible for making normal operating adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section.
  • Applicants must have experience operating the Screed on an Asphalt Paving Machine
  • 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.
  • May also perform other related duties that pertain to asphalt paving operations.
  • Requires regular lifting of 25 pounds, occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task.
  • Properly follow all company policies and OSHA / MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
  • Report any problems to your manager.
  • Assist construction / paving crew with various duties such as; shoveling and raking and running wheelbarrow.
  • Signal operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment and movement of materials.
  • 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.
  • Dig, spread and level construction materials.
  • 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.



Work Requirements
The ideal candidate will:

· Must be able to work weekends

· 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 to travel and work away from home when required.  

· 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.

· Be at least age 18 years of age due to nature of working environment.

· Must have a valid driver’s license to drive a company vehicle.



Education/Experience  

· Previous related experience in construction field is required.

 

 

 

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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Oldcastle Materials Texas Wheeler is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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