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Motor Grader Operator (Brady, Texas)

Brady, TX, US, 76825

Texas Materials

 
 

Job ID:  318422

 

Texas Materials is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier, which is A CRH Company, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Materials is part of CRH's growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide. 

 

Texas Materials is seeking an experienced Motor Grader Operator for an upcoming project located in Brady, Texas. Starting pay is $27/hr and GPS experience is preferred. Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for roadway project starting in Brady on US 87 at Brady Creek to west of US 283. This is will be an ongoing project for approximately one year. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Understands and applies safe use and operation of the equipment and communicates with other employees about safety related matters.
  • Performs all functions in a safe manner in accordance with company policy and procedures.
  • Safe, efficient and proper operation of grader to gouge out, level and distribute earth and/or rocks from land preparation to constructing roads and/or job site grading.
  • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower and tilt blade to clear right-of-way.
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
  • Drive grader in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.
  • Communicate with Project Manager/Foreperson as to the daily job specification.
  • Discuss with supervisor the anticipated production, type of materials being moved, number of trucks, etc.
  • Be aware of other equipment working on the project and coordinate to work with these other equipment.
  • Ability to read, interpret and incorporate information derived from the manual for the specific piece of equipment being operated.
  • Conduct daily pre-start up procedures, ensuring equipment is in good operating condition (check fluid levels, inspect, clean and lubricate equipment, etc.).
  • Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on tractor.
  • Keep equipment clean, promoting positive public image, and enabling close range equipment inspection.
  • Complete Equipment and Vehicle Condition Report weekly, noting odometer readings, equipment hours, needed repairs, etc.
  • Parks equipment in a place that is readily accessible to the equipment mover.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and team spirit.
  • Reports to work on time wearing the appropriate uniform.
  • Must be able to work variable hours including daytime, nighttime, and some weekend hours, as well as, overtime.
  • Ability to travel inside the company’s operational area.

 

Qualifications

Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.

 

Education/Experience

  • 3 years of experience required.

 

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!

 

Texas Materials  is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

Date Posted:  Nov 4, 2021


Nearest Major Market: San Angelo
Nearest Secondary Market: Abilene

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