Heavy Equipment Operator - Highway
Oldcastle

Lufkin, Texas

Posted in Building and Construction


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Job Info


Job ID: 493573

Texas Materials, A CRH company, is a leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and paving and construction services in Texas. Our focus is to provide quality products and reliable customer service with a safety-first mindset. We consider our employees our greatest strength and we make it our priority to invest in their development and well-being. When you work for Texas Materials, you are helping to support and build the infrastructure of Texas.

Position Overview

This position works hand in hand with the laborer position to complete jobs. While the position primarily consists of operating heavy machinery, there is also laborer job functions that need to be completed as necessary.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment, including loaders, excavators, dozers, graders, backhoes, etc.
  • Be familiar with and incorporate information derived from the manuals for the individual equipment being operated.
  • Be familiar with the equipment and Daily Equipment Checklist
  • Communicate with Project Manager/Foreperson as to the daily job specifications; operate the equipment in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Perform daily pre-start up procedures; i.e. note the service due date, check fluid levels and make sure the equipment to be used is in good running order, complete Daily Equipment Checklist
  • Discuss with supervisor the anticipated production, type of materials being moved, number of trucks, etc.
  • Be aware of other equipment working on the project and coordinate to work with the other equipment.
  • When possible, leave the equipment in a place that is readily accessible to the Equipment Mover.
  • Keep equipment clean. Wiping down equipment not only promotes positive public image, but enables the operator to inspect the equipment close range.
  • Ability to follow directions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience
  • Be able to communicate appropriately with direct reports, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.
  • Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.
  • Related experience in construction field (desired)

Work Requirements
  • Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Pass a pre-employment "Fit for Work" physical.
  • Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.
  • Report to work at the designated start time.
  • Be able to work long hours when required.
  • Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be able to complete safe driver training, possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.
  • May be required to have or acquire a CDL as necessary
  • Be at least age 18 years of age.
Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Previous knowledge of heavy equipment desired.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The position will be primarily outside in the elements and may be required to work in inclement weather as needed.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Work Environment
  • Majority of work will be performed outside in conditions that may be extreme in temperature and condition.

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/Texas Materials Offers You
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Competitive base pay
  • Medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

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.

For more information visit: www.crh.com

Come build your career with us! Apply today and find out how your skills and experience can translate to opportunities that advance your career. Please complete your online application and profile for consideration.

Texas Materials, 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 21, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Lufkin
Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Labor, Laborer, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering


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