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Lead Excavator Operator (Utilities) - Helena Sand & Gravel (Helena, MT)

Helena, MT, US, 59604

Helena Sand and Gravel

 
 

Job ID:  397220

 

Helena Sand & Gravel, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH West Division; 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

If you’re a skilled equipment operator 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 an excavator and various other types of construction equipment (rollers, loaders, back hoes, track hoes, haul trucks, water trucks, etc.) as you work alongside our construction and utility crews. You’ll play an integral part as we work together to build 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 great, this is the career path for you. The ideal candidate will have experience operating an excavator, and a desire to learn and grow. If you’ve got the drive, we’ll help you to reach your goals.

 

Wage:  DOE w/ potential for overtime

 

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)

  • Operate equipment safely and efficiently by utilizing equipment within its designed parameters.
  • Operate equipment in confined and high traffic areas.
  • Locate utilities and other buried lines prior to digging.
  • Shovel earth/dirt to prepare ground trenches for pipes.
  • Utilize equipment to remove earth and other debris in preparation for various utility projects.
  • May dig up existing ground pipes and other debris with manual tools as needed.
  • Safely attach various material to chains/guide wires.
  • Set up and move laser level/tripod and pipe lasers. 
  • Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.
  • Perform job site clean-up.
  • Perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.
  • Keep machines cleaned and maintained.
  • Keep time and material records.
  • Travel to and from various locations.
  • Lead team at job site.
  • Routinely assist other members of the work force in different areas of production.
  • May operate heavy equipment to include front end loader, excavator, backhoe, or other equipment as needed.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred but not required.
  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, site specifications, simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to train others to their own level of proficiency.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions
  • Valid driver’s license required. CDL a plus but not required.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment physical fitness and agility test and drug screen.

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 to75 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.
  • Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and 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 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!

 

Helena Sand & Gravel, 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:  Oct 1, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Helena
Nearest Secondary Market: Montana

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