Finish Blade Operator
Company: Brannan Sand & Gravel
Posted on: June 21, 2022
Finish Blade Operator
Location: Denver, CO
Salary Interval: Hourly
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Division: Brannan Sand + Gravel
Position: Blade Operator - Grading Crew
Reports To: Foreman
FLSA Status: Full Time
Location: Various Denver Metro Locations
The Blade Operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient
operation of the grading equipment. Candidates must have experience
operating grading machines to prep for asphalt paving. Must have
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.
--- Perform pre-check/post-trip inspections, including all fluid
levels per checklist before starting. Inform paving superintendent
of any issues immediately for documentation and correction.
--- Walk the site prior to paving to identify and correct all
potential jobsite hazards. Identify concerns and any impediments to
the paving plan. Check existing conditions for pre-existing damage
such as that to curb and gutters, cross pans, edges, etc.
--- Participate in daily huddle.
--- Understand paving starting point and paving plan for the
--- Identify water source. If water source is coming from outside
paving area, keep track of water level and call for water
sufficiently ahead of time to not run out.
--- Work with Q.C. / Q.A. to establish roller pattern. Maintain
roller pattern once established unless it needs modified to achieve
specified densities. Confirm specified densities are being achieved
with Q.C. / Q. A. throughout the day.
--- Walk job behind finish roller to check for good quality and
correct any deficiencies while mat is still hot.
--- Communicate any issues, concerns or problems to paving foreman
throughout the shift.
--- Assist paving crew with quality control corrections while mat
is still hot and cleanup between trucks or during breaks in
--- Check all manholes and water valves after paving to ensure they
are turned up to proper grade and properly cleaned during that
shift - no punch list. Clean all lids and frames.
--- Clean equipment and jobsite at the end of the shift.
--- Ensure equipment water systems are properly drained at the end
of shift in cold weather to protect from freezing.
--- Stage equipment correctly where designated at the end of the
--- Train and cross train crew members as requested.
--- Show up to work every day, and on time every day No use of cell
phone during the work shift
Hourly Pay Range: $27.00 -$28.00
Sign on Bonus: $1,000
The specific statements shown in each section of this description
are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical
elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform
Qualifications: Display a professional and courteous attitude to
co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
Must be willing to work nights and weekends if or when
Report to the assigned job site in proper attire and ready to begin
work at the designated start time
Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures!!
Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or
supervisors with other duties as required
Must be able to pass a drug screen, we comply with federal
Physical Requirements: Standing - 8 to 10 hours daily
Walking - 8 to 10 hours daily
Bending/Stooping - 8 to 10 hours daily
Repetitive Movement (shoveling/sweeping) - 8 to 10 hours daily
Lifting (weights up to 100 lbs.) - Occasionally
Lift and Carry (50/60 lbs. for 20 feet) - Regularly
Push / Pull - 8 to 10 hours daily
Equal Opportunity Employer
Brannan Companies allows for Equal Opportunity Employer.
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