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Helena Sand & Gravel, Inc. Finish Blade Operator/Equipment Operator in Helena, Montana


Job ID: 251560
Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; 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.
Position Overview
This is a skilled position that is responsible for operating a self-propelled grade to spread and level dirt, gravel and stone to grade specifications. Various types of construction equipment may also be operated including but not limited to Rollers, Loaders, Back Hoes, Track Hoes, Haul Trucks, Water Trucks, Etc.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Operate equipment safely and efficiently by utilizing equipment within its designed parameters.
Make normal adjustments for obtaining proper depth, grade and finished cross section of material.
Guide and direct dump trucks while backing up to machine hopper when operating paver.
Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
Utilize blade GPS functionality.
Keep machines cleaned and maintained.
Keep time and material records.
Travel to and from various locations.
Assist labor crew including shoveling, raking and compacting of asphalt materials.
Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
Effectively communicate to ground personnel, truck drivers, and supervisors.
Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
Regular and timely attendance.
Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.
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.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required.
One to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, site specifications, 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.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
Valid drivers license required. CDL a plus but not required.
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.
GRIP with at least 90 lbs. of force
CLIMBING in, around, and on equipment
HEAVY LIFTING of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to75 lbs. from floor to waist
AWKWARD POSITIONS getting to and from both sitting and kneeling on the ground
FLEXIBILITY awkward reaches
BALANCE including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.
VISION 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions
HEARING corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers
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