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Equipment Operator/Laborer (Grade/Pave Crew) - Interstate Concrete & Asphalt (Rathdrum, ID)

Rathdrum, ID, US, 83858

Interstate Concrete and Asphalt

 

Job ID:  418922

 

Interstate Concrete & Asphalt Co., a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division family, values a culture of growth, development, and internal promotion.  We are a dynamic, growth-oriented, national aggregate, asphalt, concrete, and construction family of companies.  For over 80 years, we have worked to be the preferred source of quality rock products, concrete, asphalt paving, and construction services.   We have been recognized by numerous organizations for our commitment to safety, customer service, and innovation.

 

Position Overview

Whether you’re looking for an opportunity to break into the construction industry, or looking for the next step in your career, our team can provide you with a fun and challenging opportunity to grow with an industry leader. In this role, you’ll operate various types of heavy construction equipment in order to prepare, grade and pave asphalt. You’ll work with a team on projects big and small as we work together to build the roads that connect our communities. We work hard, and we have fun doing it!

 

If you’re someone that likes to see the visible results of your hard work each day, working outdoors, running equipment and being a part of building something, this is the career path for you. Limited experience? No worries! We’ll assist with training to provide you with the skills you need to be successful. If you’ve got the drive, we’ll help you to reach your goals.

 

 

Wage: $20-28 /hr. DOE w/ potential for overtime

Upon hire and successful completion of the pre-employment process, a sign on bonus of $1000 will be provided*

 

Company Benefits:

  • Family Culture – We treat our team like family
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401k with 5% company match & profit sharing
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Opportunities for Internal Mobility
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Training Provided
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program - We'll assist with continuing education that aligns with your career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Earn More with our Employee Referral Program
  • Company Discounts on products, goods, services, electronics, automotive, travel & more!
  • Opportunities for Community Engagement

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

 

General Laborer:

  • Shovel, rake and compact materials in grade and pave operations.
  • Operate asphalt saw, concrete saw, chain saw and other power tools to remove asphalt and debris.
  • Traffic control, including flagging and set-up of signs, cones, and barriers.
  • Operate water truck, oil distributors and other equipment as instructed.
  • Perform underground adjustments (i.e., manholes, catch basins).
  • Measure, mark, paint, and stake per measurements for grade and pave operations.
  • Load, unload from work truck and clean tools and equipment as needed.
  • Perform “grade check” duties, including hammering hubs, reading grade stakes and plans.

 

Equipment Operator:

  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently by utilizing equipment within its designed parameters. Equipment operated may include but is not limited to Roller, Paver or Screed, Blade, Loader, Backhoe, Etc.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Keep machines cleaned and maintained.
  • Travel to and from various locations.
  • Loads and unloads equipment and secures equipment on trailer
  • Assist labor crew including shoveling, raking, and compacting of asphalt materials

 

Other Related Responsibilities

  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • Promptly communicate with supervisors on any flaws in material.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards or obstructions.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned to meet business needs.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Participate in and promote an inclusive work environment.

 

*Further details regarding Sign-On Bonus will be discussed at time of job offer.

 

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) preferred.
  • Previous asphalt grade/pave operations and/or construction related experience preferred.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Class A CDL with self-certification of non-excepted interstate and current DOT medical card a plus but not required.

 

Work Requirements

  • Safety minded professional who demonstrates good performance, attendance, and punctuality.
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently, without direct supervision.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to work overtime and weekends/holidays as needed.
  • Demonstrates the willingness to learn and work a variety of job tasks.
  • Demonstrates the ability to conform to and maintain OSHA, MSHA, DOT and all other company or state rules and regulations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam and pre-employment controlled substance testing. 

 

 

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.

  • GRIP – with at least 90 lbs. of force                  
  • CLIMBING – in, around, and on equipment                    
  • HEAVY LIFTING – of extremely awkward parts and equipment up to 75 lbs. from floor to waist
  • AWKWARD POSITIONS – getting to and from both sitting and kneeling on the ground
  • FLEXIBILITY – awkward reaches                      
  • BALANCE – including standing and walking on extremely slick and uneven surfaces while carrying.         
  • VISION – 20/40 corrected vision to see moving safety hazards, moving equipment, vehicles, and obstructions
  • HEARING – corrected to hear verbal safety warnings and instructions from coworkers

 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

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!

 

Interstate Concrete & Asphalt Co., 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:  Aug 6, 2022


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