Iowa Employer Operator in ESTHERVILLE, Iowa

Position Title:OperatorPipeline Level:SelfReports To:SupervisorFLSA Status:Non-ExemptDirect Reports:N/ADepartment/Division:Oldcastle Materials Group/Central DivisionPosition OverviewThe Operator is responsible for operating a variety of equipment for groundwork and construction purposes. The career field for iEquipment Operatori includes, but may not be limited to, the following positions: Equipment Operator (Grade and Pave Crew), Heavy Equipment Operator, Roller Operator (Self-Propelled, Asphalt, Other than Asphalt), Motor Grader Operator (Rough Grade), Concrete Grinder/Milling Machine Operator, Backhoe Operator, Bobcat Operator, Bulldozer/Push Dozer Operator, Concrete Finishing Machine Operator, Asphalt Paver Machine Operator. Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)Operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights, safely and efficiently.Follow all company policies and OSHA/MSHA regulations for safe working procedures and environment.Report any problems to the Foreman, Superintendent, Safety Manager, or Human Resources Manager.Follow direction of Foreman as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.Perform minor servicing and maintenance of equipment; refer major problems to the supervisor. Perform daily pre-and-post inspections with appropriate documentation in compliance with company policies.Assist in training less-experienced employees on the proper operations, servicing, and repair of equipment to further their abilities.Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. Other duties as assigned. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Education/ExperienceHigh School diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Work RequirementsMust be 18 years in age or older.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 in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.Must maintain current driveris license that meets state requirements.Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.Knowledge/Skill RequirementsKnowledge in operating heavy equipment.Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in construction.Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions common to heavy equipment operations and construction sites.Knowledge of trenching and shoring standards.Ability to operate equipment safely and efficiently under a variety of working conditions.Ability to read, write and do basic mathematical calculations in order to keep time and material records, and read blueprints or other project documents.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.Ability to operate heavy and complex equipment requiring skill and the exercise of independent judgment. Physical RequirementsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.May require sitting for extended periods of time.Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.Able to climb ladders