Midsouth Paving, Inc. Asphalt Screed Operator Birmingham in Tarrant, Alabama

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City:Birmingham

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State:AL

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Postal/Zip Code:35217

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Midsouth Paving, Inc., part of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division, is a leading supplier of quality asphalt and Construction Services in the Southeastern U.S., with operations in Alabama, southern Tennessee, Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. Working with government agencies, private contractors, counties and municipalities, we produce millions of tons of quality construction materials and pave many miles of highways every year. Our highly skilled workforce strives to deliver the highest quality products and services in a safe, timely and efficient manner, on every project. Midsouth Paving, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and an E-Verify Participant.

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This is a highly skilled position involving control and operation of the screed onan asphalt paving machine. In addition to three years of actual Sceed Operation experience the perfect applicant will have Topcon 5 Electronics experience.n

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

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+ Applicants must have at least one year experience operating the Screed on an Asphalt Paving Machine

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+ Operator will control material taken into the paver and the depths of material distributed through the machine

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+ Thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.

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+ The operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor.

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The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

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+ High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and one to two years related asphalt and road construction experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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+ Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

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+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

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+ While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

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Physical Demands

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nThe 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.nThe employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 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 from 10 t 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

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What Oldcastle Offers You

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+ Highly competitive base pay

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+ Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

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+ Group retirement savings program

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+ Health and wellness programs

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+ A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

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