Grading - Heavy Highway Grade Checker

Smith Rowe, LLC - Burlington, NC (30+ days ago)


Operating since 1983, Smith-Rowe has grown from one-crew into a multifaceted team. Our services range from civil infrastructure projects in highway construction such as bridge demolition and bridge construction to grading, utilities, sound walls, signage, rock crushing, and logging.

Our company stands on the basic values of integrity, honesty, honor, commitment, and respect for our customers and our employees. We offer a great benefits package, so if you are a hardworking, skilled individual and you don t mind getting your hands dirty, you will fit right in!

Position Overview: Local Candidates Only - This position will assist the Fine Grade Foreman with daily activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Verify grade specifications to notify equipment operators and construction supervisors of deviations
Set up GPS
Operates backhoe, roller, articulated trucks, and other types of construction equipment
Sets up robotics
Assists Foreman with other duties as needed

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma/GED or equivalent, preferred
Experience with grading preferred
Ability to learn and use various forms of technology

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Possession of a valid driver s license, preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Willingness to learn how to read blue prints
Willingness to learn GPS
Willingness to learn fine grade operations
Must have hand eye coordination
Able to read and comprehend instruction, short correspondence, and memos.
Able to effectively communicate information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and employees.
Ability to apply common sense understanding in order to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
Ability to deal with problems/issues involving several concrete variable in standardized situations.
Experienced working around heavy construction equipment.
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.
Able to multiple task simultaneously
Able to communicate to crew members in a professional and effective manner.
Able to provide effective feedback to team members.
Must have a strong work ethic
Team Oriented
Safety Oriented
Customer Oriented
Must be 18 years of age
Able to pass pre-employment and random drug screen

Physical Demands: The physical demands below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
Extensive physical activity performing strenuous daily activities of a primarily productive/technical nature. Includes standing and sitting for extended periods of time, stooping, bending and crouching.
Able to walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
Capable of lifting up to 70 pounds.
Visual accuracy under varying degrees of light, darkness, and weather conditions in order to provide safe directions for operators of heavy equipment and other employees.
Able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment, and in and out of excavations and up to 20 feet in height
Able to work overtime and weekends, if necessary
Able to travel when required.
Requires working from heights
Coordination between hand, eyes, feet to guide equipment and objects is required
Must be able to mount and dismount off of vehicles and equipment
Must be able to wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Able to push and pull with hands, arms, and feet repetitively
Must have good visual and auditory physical capabilities in order to manage sights and sounds in a hazardous construction environment
Able to be alert and cognitive of multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including awareness of other employees, subcontractors, machinery, equipment, and moving traffic when applicable

Environmental Working Conditions
Outdoors exposed to changing weather conditions (i.e., rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.)
Noise level in the work environment is loud.
Exposure to dust, grease, gasoline, diesel fuel, concrete, and other environmental factors of a construction job site.
Work is performed near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
Exposure to all elements of nature
Exposure to all types of terrain

Company Benefits:
Competitive Salary

Company Paid Employee Medical Insurance Premiums

Company Paid Life Insurance

Health Reimbursement Account

401k with Company Match

Short Term Disability

Accident Insurance

Cancer Insurance

Vision

Dental

Vacation

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