Works as member of a crew on construction projects, usually working with the grading or asphalt crews in a utility capacity, by transferring from one task to another where demands require a worker with varied experience and ability to work without close supervision by performing the following duties.
- Works as a member of a crew to place earth, rock and/or asphalt in accordance with the contract documents by performing the following duties.
- Performs construction services under the direction of a Crew Foreman and/or the Construction Superintendent.
- Follows all safety requirements and procedures outlined by regulatory agencies and company policy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Measures distances from grade stakes, drives stakes, and stretches string line.
- Signals operators of construction equipment to facilitate alignment, movement, and adjustment of machinery to conform to installation grade specifications.
- Levels earth, rock and/or asphalt to fine grade specifications.
- Installs rock and/or asphalt utilizing hand racks, shovels, vibrating equipment or other tools to ensure a finished surface.
- Positions, joins, aligns, and seals knock-out sections and sleeves.
- Mops, brushes, or spreads joining compounds over surfaces for adhesion.
- Applies compounds by hand or with tools or equipment to seal crevices.
- Directs equipment operation from ground level or equipment to ensure proper execution of the work.
- Operates hand compaction equipment, pneumatic tools, compressors, motors and other machinery.
- Breaks old pavement, concrete, or hard earth using jackhammer or hand tools.
- Sets up and utilizes safety equipment to prevent accidents.
- Prepares weekly time card for supervisors review and approval and identifies hours worked per project and any absences or tardiness.
- Loads, unloads, and sets up or removes signs, markers, barricades, drums, cones, and other traffic control devices along construction sits in designated patterns.
- Cleans work area, tools, equipment and materials.
- Installs and removes erosion control devices such as silt fence, inlet protection, bio-bags and other BMP’s.
- Operates Company vehicles, with or without trailers, to, from and around job sites while following Company Safety Policies.
- Participates in Total Process Reliability (TPR) Program.
- Variations in work locations and schedules may occur.
- All other duties as assigned.
Skills & Requirements
Responsibilities do not include any supervisory duties.
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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 regularly works near moving mechanical parts; in high, precarious places; and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is regularly exposed to humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and extreme heat.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and requires the use of hearing protection. Annual hearing test required.