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Construction Asphalt Raker/Laborer - Ulster Paving

Construction Asphalt Raker/Laborer - Ulster Paving
Location: Canastota, NY, US, 13032
Company: The Dolomite Group- AL Blades
City: Canastota
State: New York
Postal/Zip Code: 13032
Come join Dolomite Products Co., Inc. and begin the rest of your future with us. Dolomite's recruiting Vision Statement is to provide a World Class development program that attracts, retains, and produces emerging leaders within Dolomite and throughout Oldcastle. By combining a whole company approach with individual mentorship, formal and hands on education, we provide an opportunity for our employees to be immersed in our cultural values that have lead us to profitability and success. Start your career today and apply!!
Summary
Duties include leveling and shoveling asphalt pavement. Could operate equipment used for applying asphalt, or other materials to road beds, parking lots, and taxiways, or equipment used for tamping gravel, dirt, or other materials. Includes asphalt paving machine operators, form tampers, tamping machine operators, and stone spreader operators. May assist other craft workers.This work is conducted under direction of the Manager by performing the following duties
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Flag motorists to warn them of obstacles or repair work ahead
Set out signs and cones around work areas to divert traffic - Control traffic
Drive heavy equipment and vehicles
Haul and spread sand, gravel, and dirt to fill washouts and repair road shoulders
Dump, spread, and tamp asphalt
Observe distribution of paving material to indicate low spots to add material
Light burners or start heating units of machines, and regulate screed temperatures and asphalt flow rates
Inspect, clean, maintain, and repair equipment, using mechanics' hand tools, or report malfunctions to supervisors
Fill tanks, hoppers, or machines with paving materials
Set up and tear down equipment
Coordinate truck dumping
Learn and follow safety regulations
Take actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, or falling objects
Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met
Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members
Read plans, instructions, or specifications to determine work activities
Measure, mark, or record openings or distances to layout areas where paving work will be performed
Load, unload, or identify building materials, machinery, or tools, distributing them to the appropriate locations, according to project plans or specifications
Engage in good work procedures and work standards that will ensure adequate performance and personnel safety
Willingness to develop all skills required to perform as a member of the highly skilled production paving crew under the direction of the paving superintendent
May perform other related duties such as adding or removing screed extensions, installing and removing automatic devices, grade log or other accessories associated with the machine. May also perform other related duties that pertain to asphalt paving operations
Complete work to ensure conformance to specifications, standards, and contract requirements
Maintain and clean tools, equipment, or materials to ensure items are in usable condition
Listen to supervisory personnel, contractors, or design professionals to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems
Participate in company safety rules, safety meetings and in tool box talks
Other Requirements
Ensure compliance with company policies or procedures
Abide by Dolomite established Guiding Principles: Integrity, Communication, Recognition, Action and Results Oriented, Positive Attitude, Work Ethic, Growth and Development, and Commitment
Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public
Possess a strong drive to fulfill commitments and tremendous enthusiasm
Requires daytime, nighttime & some weekend hours. Travel will be required inside the company's operational area
Report to the assigned job site with appropriate personal protective equipment and ready to begin work at the designated start time
Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Environmental, Health & Safety Manual
Strict adherence to Dolomite policies and procedures as outlined in the Safety Handbook
Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license
Class B CDL with proper endorsements preferred
Must pass pre-employment physical exam, pre-employment controlled substance testing and criminal background check before being employed by Dolomite Products Company and/or Callanan Industries, Inc.
Personal Protective Equipment
Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to: Fall Protection, Gloves, Hard Hat, Hearing Protection, Padlocks for Lockout/Tagout, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, Safety Glasses and safety vests.
Qualification/Requirements
Individuals must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations, using some combination of skills and abilities.
A strong commitment to safety and adherence to applicable federal, state and local regulations is a must.
OSHA 10 hour certification is required.
Education and/or Experience
A high school diploma or GED preferred but not required.
Minimum 2 years' experience raking asphalt on a highly skilled production paving crew.
Communication and Language Skills
Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to comprehend and communicate to others the requirements of technical specifications, regulations, reports, and manuals.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply commonsense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. The individual have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Also must be able to define problems, collect data, establish fact and draw valid conclusions.
Physical Demands
Walking several miles per day, occasional climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and traveling over irregular terrain. Some tasks involve: prolonged periods of standing and/or exposure to noise or weather, good motor coordination, finger dexterity, and color discrimination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Capable of lifting heavy objects and equipment. All essential duties must be performed without posing a direct threat to their own, or others, health and safety, with or without the use of a reasonable accommodation.
Work Environment
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 occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet, humid condition airborne particles, and extreme heat or cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration.
The noise level in the work environment is occasionally very loud and may require protective equipment.
What Oldcastle Offers You
A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
Highly competitive base pay
Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
Group retirement savings program
Health and wellness programs
About Oldcastle
Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America's largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.
Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!
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