Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division, part of CRH South Division of Companies, is the leader in production of high-quality hot mix and warm mix asphalt, and, with a team of skilled contracting professionals, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division also offers design-build and conventional-bid-build solutions for roadway and civil construction projects. Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, and with offices throughout Florida and in Savannah, Georgia, and Hardeeville, South Carolina, Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division performs asphalt paving, grading, and related roadway services. Our employees make Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.
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Job Description Summary
Crew member essential to application of asphalt on highways/private roadways/parking lots/driveways by distributing asphalt materials via raking. Matches and finishes freshly made asphalt paving joints evenly.
Must partner with other crewmembers to apply asphalt per plan specifications and perform tasks of other positions as instructed by crew foreman to insure daily schedules/estimates are met
Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
Properly follow all company policies and OSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment
Attendance required according to company attendance policy to ensure crew is able to operate at normal efficiency level
Attitude/cooperation: always maintaining courteous and professional manner with co-workers, customers and public.
Physical ability to rake and perform other duties under temperature extremes and for extended hours of time. Normal shift is 8-12 hours
Ability to be flexible with last minute schedule changes, location changes, time of shift changes. Overtime work required. Out of town/county/or state work may be required
Initiative to perform/assist with other positions for job completion.
Ability to follow Traffic Control Crew instructions and practice safety standards per Company Safety Policy requirements
Ability to adhere to PPE (personal protective equipment) policy and maintain individual PPE in a functional condition as supplied by company
Requires riding to and from job sites. If operating company vehicle, employee must meet APAC Driver Qualification Standard.
Ability to rake designated area with attention to detail and emphasis on craftsmanship by smoothing and adjusting surface irregularities, restoring surface finish, and spreading asphalt to proper grade and finish before compaction
Ability to assist in flagging operations as needed and instructed.
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.
Raking and other duties associated with heavy highway construction
Must be able to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures
Required to use the following tools: shovel, rake and lute
May also use: Brooms, pick, mattock, axe, brush hook, hammer, saw, pneumatic hammer/drill, tamps(both manual and power driven), sample saw, concrete saw, sledge hammer, as well as, other tools needed to complete jobs within specifications may be used
The following motions will be required: stretching, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, twisting, throwing, walking, standing, reaching and squatting - these will occupy most of work day
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs for repetitious lifting while using proper lifting techniques.
Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.
The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job. Other duties may be assigned as required. Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High school degree or equivalent is preferred but not required.
Raker/Luteman experience a plus
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!
Preferred Materials - Asphalt Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Date Posted: Aug 5, 2020
Nearest Major Market: Savannah Job Segment: Transportation, Engineering