Paving Crew Laborer - Grand Junction,CO

Grand Junction, CO, US, 81505

United Companies

 


Job ID:  495010

 

United Companies, is a CRH Company. Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   

 

Position Overview

The Paving Crew Laborer is responsible for safely performing a variety of construction duties to assist the highway, utility, grade crews or at various on-site plant locations. This position involves various manual tasks.  Work will be performed per the supervisor's instruc­tion, free from direct supervision except for more complicated jobs. 

 

Pay ranges from $18 to $20 an hour, based on experience. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions):

  • Prepares ground surfaces for the road building process.  Removes debris out of the construction path.
  • Operates ground compactors, levels out and rakes dirt, sets string markers, and removes items within the area to be paved.
  • Sets up fencing, barricades, and/or safety cones to block off the work area as needed.
  • Prepares manhole covers, openings and water lines.  May insert risers as needed.
  • Walks behind paver machine to shovel and rake asphalt as it is applied to the ground. Levels out asphalt with rake and uses shovel to dig out manhole covers and water valve boxes that are buried by the asphalt.
  • Cleans asphalt off tools and equipment after each workday.
  • May assist with operating equipment as needed and if trained, including paver, roller, backhoe, water truck, etc.
  • Performs other laborer tasks as needed to include cutting concrete or asphalt with saw, sweeping, etc.
  • Other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Experience in a building materials/construction industry plus.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Report to the job site dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required (less than 50% of the time).

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Ability to work around heavy equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgement.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

 

Key Competencies

  • Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate Judgement.
  • Planning/Organizing – Uses time efficiently.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

 

Physical Requirements

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.

 

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Able to work in all weather conditions.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands.
  • The employee is occasionally required to crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hand and arms above their shoulders.
  • Must be able to exert 10-20 lbs. constantly to move objects, 25-50 lbs. of force frequently, and 50-100 lbs. of force occasionally.

 

Work Environment

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.

 

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

United Companies, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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

 

 

 

Date:  Mar 20, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Grand Junction
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

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