Equipment Operator Grader at Peckham Industries

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 12 days ago.

Location: Palmer, Massachusetts

Job Description:

Peckham Industries

Location: Palmer, MA
Salary Interval: Seasonal
Date Posted: 01/14/22

Application Instructions

About Us:
Peckham Industries Inc. (PII) has remained a family-run business since its' founding in 1924. Through our extensive network of hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete plants, quarries, and liquid asphalt terminals PII delivers the highest quality materials and custom solutions to thousands of road construction and road maintenance customers throughout the state of Massachusetts and Connecticut. In addition, the company's construction operations include paving and road reclamation services as well as precast/pre-stressed concrete production and erection of multi-level parking structures, specialty buildings, and bridge components. To learn more, please visit

Position Description

Job Summary:
The Grader Operator performs the safe and efficient operation of a newer joist stick CAT grader and or older CAT grader. Would be preferred to know how to run the newer joist stick style.

Essential Functions:
1.Understands the grading process
2.Performs periodic field maintenance, including cleaning and minor repairs
3.Demonstrates constant awareness of co-workers and equipment in the work zone
4.Must be on time, ready to work, and wear appropriate PPE
5.Operate equipment safely and efficiently
6.Professional and courteous attitude toward customers, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.

Position Requirements

Education and Experience:
1.3 years of Grading experience, preferred
2.Knowledge of Grading cross slope as well as surveying. Ability to adapt to new technologies
3.Proficient verbal and written English
4.Valid driver's license
5.OSHA Card preferred
6.Legal right to work in the U.S.
7.Available for variable shifts including day, night, some weekends, and overtime

Travel by personal vehicle to work locations throughout the work region.

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

This position works outdoors in hot, humid and/or inclement weather. Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 lb. or more. This position works on or near moving mechanical parts and loud equipment. Requires the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time as well as lifting, bending, kneeling, squatting, climbing, walking, reaching, driving, and repetitive motion. Must have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Peckham Industries, Inc. (PII) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to provide EEO to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, if you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Peckham, please contact


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