Crusher Laborer - Grand Junction, CO

Grand Junction, CO, US, 81505

United Companies

 


Job ID:  492738

 

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 General 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 $20 to $22, based on experience. 

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Performs machinery maintenance and repairs.  Unplugs and shovels off conveyors and screens.  Changes out screens, rollers, cone liners, etc.  Repairs conveyor problems.  Greases moving machine parts.
  • Performs crusher machinery set up and take down which includes running cables and hoses, setting up blocks, assembling/disassembling machinery, operating skidsteer to move parts, tarping, shoveling aggregate, etc.
  • Keeps crusher machinery area clean of debris and shovels aggregate.
  • Operates equipment to include skidsteer (and loader if trained).  Moves excess materials from around the crusher machinery.
  • Uses various equipment, hand and power tools.
  • Picks up and/or delivers construction materials at job site locations. 
  • Performs job site clean-up.
  • Assists with flagging and traffic control as needed.
  • Maintains all tools and equipment in a safe and clean condition.
  • Other duties as assigned per supervisor.

 

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.
  • Previous related experience in the construction field is a plus.

 

Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Valid Driver’s License is preferred.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge of general maintenance skills and tools.
  • Ability to be self-sufficient and perform tasks and duties without immediate supervision.
  • Ability to read and comprehend manuals, instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written or oral instructions. 
  • Ability to work well with others in a group or one on one setting.
  • Ability to utilize simple computer systems, tablet/phone apps and/or two-way radios.

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • 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.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

 

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.

  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 lbs.

 

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.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and the risk of electrical shock. 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 accommodation 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!

 

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:  Feb 7, 2024


Nearest Major Market: Grand Junction
Nearest Secondary Market: Colorado

Job Segment: Machinist, Laborer, Labor, General Labor, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations