Current Position(s)

Motor Grader Operator, Fine

Essential Functions
  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures
  • Grade to specifications in construction and maintenance of earthwork structures, such as highways, streets, airports, dikes, temporary roads and site developments
  • Operates equipment in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of assisting workers
  • Level surface to specified grade
  • Rough grading includes highway and site shoulders, slopes and ditches (Excavator, Motorgrader, Dozer, Backhoe)
  • Ability to fine grade and cut blue tops at a productive pace
  • Operate a grader to cut and smooth sub-grade on street, highway and site paving projects
  • Use hand tools when necessary
  • Ability to oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to heavy equipment
  • Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.
  • Attendance required according to company attendance policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal proficiency level.

Required Skills and Experience
  • GPS machine control experience preferred, not required
  • Ability to operate equipment to exact line and grade in varying ground conditions and depths.
  • Knowledge of grade setting, ability to do basic math and understand plans and blue prints
  • Knowledge of how to change cutting edges on heavy equipment
  • One year of excavator experience.
  • Knowledge of the safe operation of equipment used and the provisions of the Texas Motor Vehicle Code relating to operation of heavy motorized equipment.
  • Skill/Ability to operate heavy equipment effectively and safely
  • Service and make minor repairs on equipment applying safety standards to prevent hazards
  • Maintain Texas driver’s license applicable to job responsibilities and good driving record.
  • Employee must be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Must have strong verbal communication skills, ability to read and write.
  • Dependability, reliability, fulfilling responsibilities, working independently and as a team.
  • Cooperation, maintaining friendly and responsible relationships with co-workers.
  • Strong work ethics of integrity and honesty striving for excellence in all activities.
  • Conduct and behavior exemplifying company standards.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days of work are normally Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; however, evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.  Hours of work are determined by the supervisor based on deadlines set by the client.
Supervisory Responsibility
This position has some supervisory responsibility over other positions directly associated with finish grade work.
Travel to the jobsites is expected for this position.

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.  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.  Must have the ability to quickly respond appropriately to unexpected events. This position may require long periods of standing and being subjected to adverse weather conditions. Consistently wear common protective or safety equipment such as but not all inclusive safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, and hard hats.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and equipment; outside weather conditions, rough uneven surfaces 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.

Paid Time Off

Longview Bridge & Road is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions) sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, genetic information or other protected class status or other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

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