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Finish Blade Operator

Company: Brannan Sand & Gravel
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Finish Blade Operator
Location: Denver, CO
Salary Interval: Hourly

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Position Description

Division: Brannan Sand + Gravel

Position: Blade Operator - Grading Crew

Reports To: Foreman

FLSA Status: Full Time

Location: Various Denver Metro Locations

Position Summary:

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.

General Responsibilities:

--- 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 shift.

--- 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 paving.

--- 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 shift.

--- 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 the job.

Position Requirements

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 necessary
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 regulations!

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.


Keywords: Brannan Sand & Gravel, Aurora , Finish Blade Operator, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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