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Screed Operator

Company:  Simon Contractors
Status:  Full-Time
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Located in:  Gillette, WY
Pay for Relocation:  No
  Date Posted:  6/23/14
Salary:  $20 to $25 per hour based on experience
Security Clearance Needed:  No
Job #:  M5-311081-4
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Job Description:
Job Description Job Title: Asphalt Screed Operator Reports To: Foreman FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Location: Gillette, WY Summary: Operate the controls on the free-floating screed which is attached to the paver vehicle to control the quantity and consistency of asphalt that is deposited; estimating overall quantity for the project as well as the quantity needed to achieve the correct grade in the finished surface. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Maintain a safe working environment for all activities on project Operates valves to regulate flow of material at a specified rate. Signals Asphalt Paving Machine operator to start and stop paving machine. Observes distribution of material over road surfaces to ensure uniform distribution. Ability to level and set screed for proper take-off to insure a uniform consistency Using depth gauge, verifies depth specifications of compacted asphalt Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving. Controls material taken into the paver and the depths of material distributed through the machine. Responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance. Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations. Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Interpersonal - Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things. Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Written Communication - Able to read and interpret written information. Cost Consciousness - Conserves organizational resources. Diversity - Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment. Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity. Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions. Initiative - Volunteers readily; Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed. Innovation - Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work. Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Motivation - Measures self against standard of excellence. Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions. Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity. Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Wyoming Resident will have preference over nonresidents. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least three years’ experience in highway and commercial paving required. Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables. Computer Skills: No Computer skills needed. Certificates and Licenses: No certifications needed Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has some supervisory responsibilities for support personnel around equipment. Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and risk of electrical shock The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Physical Demands: 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, M/F, D/V, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYER
Skills Needed:
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Minimum Experience:
Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least three years’ experience in highway and commercial paving required.
Company Description:
SIMON CONTRACTORS COMPANY has established a reputation as a progressive contractor. The Company's success and growth are the result of an expanded scope of professional services, and steady diversification into all types of construction. The most important factor leading to the Company's success is a reputation for integrity, quality and reliability a distinction the company is proud to have fostered, and one that it is determined to continue. The Company has been engaged in projects throughout most of the states west of the Mississippi River during it's 50 year history in the construction industry.
Additional Comments:
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, M/F, D/V, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYER
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