Asphalt / Dirt / Patch and Paving Crew Laborer

Production - Equipment Operators/Laborers Fort Collins, Colorado


Description

Position Summary

This position involves various manual tasks including, but not limited to, the following: shoveling; sweeping; lifting, pushing and pulling various objects and raking. Willingness to learn to operate various equipment, such as a skid steer, backhoe, pavers, rollers, etc.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Performs a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor in heavy/highway construction projects; performs manual work in preparing surfaces for paving
  • Shovels, rakes and spreads asphalt material
  • Assists in patching asphalt with hot and cold mix
  • Excavates and fills trenches and ditches
  • Coordinates backing of truck and dumping asphalt into paver
  • Assists in placement and moving of various traffic control devices
  • Operates other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn new skills
  • Perform well in a “TEAM” environment
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency
  • Willing to work hours that are associated to the asphalt industry, including overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Valid driver license is required
  • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen

Minimum Education and Experience

  • 1-3 years asphalt industry experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Physical Requirements & Conditions

  • Ability to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and tolerate being exposed to loud noise
  • Ability to lift 75 pounds
  • Must be able to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials

Pay

Starting wages depend on knowledge, skills and experience

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled