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.
The Asphalt Laborer is responsible for performing a variety of duties while assisting the paving crew operations. Primarily work 10-hours per day, 5 days per week. Will also be required to work up to 14-hours per day, and up to 7 days per week as needed during the busy construction season. This position may require requires traveling for extended period of times.
Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)
Follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.
Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.
Follow direction of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.
Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.
Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations.
Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Walks behind paver machine to shovel and rake asphalt as it is applied to the ground. Levels out asphalt with rake and uses shovel to dig out manhole covers and water valve boxes that are buried by the asphalt.
Cleans asphalt off tools and equipment after each work day.
May assist safely and efficiently with operating equipment as needed and if trained, including paver, roller, backhoe, water truck, etc.
Performs other laborer tasks as needed to include cutting concrete or asphalt with saw, sweeping, etc.
Match and finish freshly made asphalt paving joints evenly.
Operates ground compactors, levels out and rakes dirt/ asphaltic materials, sets string markers, and removes items within the area to be paved.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in Asphalt construction, is preferred.
Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations and construction sites.
Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.
Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Physical Requirements 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.
Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
May require sitting for extended periods of time.
Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
Able to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs.
Able to work in all weather conditions.
What CRH Americas Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
About CRH Americas
CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!
Helena Sand & Gravel is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: Aug 23, 2020
Nearest Major Market: Helena Nearest Secondary Market: Montana Job Segment: Laborer, General Labor, Labor, Equipment Operator, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations