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Motor Grader Operator- Knoxville, TN

Knoxville, TN, US, 37914

Harrison Construction Company


Job ID:  388010


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, a CRH company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH.  CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Road Grader Operator

  • Operate a Road Grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone to grade specifications in construction and maintenance of roads.
  • Shape and finish shoulders and slopes.
  • May perform fine or rough grading and be designated Motor Grader, Fine Grade or Rough Grade.
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
  • Keep records of material or equipment usage or problems encountered.
  • Must have the initiative, ability, and willingness to perform and assist with other job positions for job completion as requested.


  • The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of Motor Grader Operator experience.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to operate the motor grader, must demonstrate excellent safety awareness and willingness to comply with company policy and safety standards.
  • Effective communication with other operators, truck drivers, general laborers and the public is critical.
  • Must have the ability to operate and maintain Motor Grader machines with little or no supervision.
  • Must always wear proper PPE according to company policy.
  • Project a positive and cooperative attitude by maintaining courteous and professional conduct with Supervisors, co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must be able to provide proper documentation that you have the legal right to work in the United States.


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.

  • Physical ability to operate loader on rough terrain and provide assistance to plant personnel under extreme temperatures and for extended hours of time. Normal shift is 8-12 hours.
  • Ability to adapt and work in extreme weather temperatures.
  • Ability to lift from 50 lbs. for repetitious lifting while using proper lifting techniques.
  • Job requires the following motions: climbing, stretching, lifting, stooping, driving/steering, sitting, twisting vibration, riding on rough terrain.


Work Environment

  • Will be exposed to extremes of heat or cold weather.


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 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!


Harrison Construction Company, 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 Posted:  Apr 20, 2022

Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Labor, Machinist, Manufacturing, Operations