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Grade Checker / Roller Operator

Company: Jr. Davis Construction Company, Inc.
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Kissimmee, FLJob Category: Field applicantSalary Interval: HourlyApplication InstructionsJr. Davis Construction Company Inc. builds roads, bridges, and highways that connect our communities! We are seeking passionate individuals eager to apply their skills to take their careers to the next level. This individual will be responsible for grade control, scraper cut, and fill instructions.JDC is one of the largest heavy highway and civil construction firms in the state with over 1,000 employees, while still retaining a family business atmosphere. We'll respect your hard work and treat you like family.Company Benefits: We don't just want to tell employees we care about them; we show it. That's why we offer a comprehensive and competitive package to our employees:Competitive pay ratesMedical, dental, and vision insuranceVoluntary lifeSupplemental insurances401(k)Paid time offPaid holidaysOn-the-job training and skill developmentComplimentary Wellness Clinic servicesPosition DescriptionSets grade stakes to guide earth moving equipment operators in sloping areas and fill embankments using measuring instruments and hand toolsReads survey stakes along highway right-of-way to determine grade specification for embankment.Measures horizontally and vertically, in a specified ratio, from survey stake to juncture of embankment and initial excavations, using survey rod and eye level.Sets grade stakes, using a hatchet, and chalk-marks excavation reference points on stake.Repeats measuring and staking at specified intervals to form horizontal stake line along embankment.Observe excavating activities to verify conformance to stake references and notify equipment operators or supervisors of deviations.Collect information using GPS equipment.Troubleshoot and problem solves situations/problems (material quality, equipment operation/repair, etc.).Monitor and discuss production problems with co-workers and managers/supervisors.Other duties as assigned.Position Requirements2 recent years' experience working as a Grounds guy.Active Driver license.Must have a safety-first attitude. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures is requiredDisplay a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.Knowledge & Skills:OSHAsafety and environmental regulation compliance.Experience with Global Positioning System (GPS) equipment for surveying preferredPhysical Requirements:Frequently lifts and/or moves objects weighing up to 50 pounds, and occasionally objects weighing more than 50 pounds.Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions. Regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high asphalt levels of noise and dust that are typically associated with a construction project.Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as grease, gasoline, diesel fuel, and hot asphalt mix.Ability to lift heavy objects, walk and stand for long periods of time and perform strenuous physical labor under adverse field conditions.Must be able to lift, push, pull or carry objects, use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue.Requires good manual dexterity (hand, hand with arm, two hands) and multi-limb coordination.Equal Opportunity EmployerJDC promotes a drug-free workplace environment and we pride ourselves on being an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively recruiting women and minorities for all open positions.PI177062269

Keywords: Jr. Davis Construction Company, Inc., Kissimmee , Grade Checker / Roller Operator, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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