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Highway Heavy Equipment Operator – Sealy, TX

CRH Americas Materials

This is a Full-time position in Sealy, TX posted June 10, 2021.

Job ID:  267101

Gulf Coast, a CRH Company,  is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by CRH Americas Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America.

Gulf Coast is part of CRH America’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide.

Position Overview

This position works hand in hand with the laborer position to complete jobs.  While the position primarily consists of operating heavy machinery, there is also laborer job functions that need to be completed as necessary.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions) Ability to operate various pieces of heavy equipment, including loaders, excavators, dozers, graders, backhoes, etc.

Be familiar with and incorporate information derived from the manuals for the individual equipment being operated.

Be familiar with the equipment and Daily Equipment Checklist

Communicate with Project Manager/Foreperson as to the daily job specifications; operate the equipment in a safe and responsible manner.

Perform daily pre-start up procedures; i.e.

note the service due date, check fluid levels and make sure the equipment to be used is in good running order, complete Daily Equipment Checklist

Discuss with supervisor the anticipated production, type of materials being           moved, number of trucks, etc.

Be aware of other equipment working on the project and coordinate to work with the other equipment.

When possible, leave the equipment in a place that is readily accessible to the Equipment Mover.

Keep equipment clean.  Wiping down equipment not only promotes positive public image, but enables the operator to inspect the equipment close range.

Ability to follow directions. 

Perform other duties as assigned.  Ability to perform the essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Education/Experience
Be able to communicate appropriately with direct reports, co-workers, supervisors, and the general public.

Be knowledgeable of materials and equipment needed to perform tasks.

Related experience in construction field (desired)

Work Requirements
Pass pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.  Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.  Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.  Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.  Report to work at the designated start time.  Be able to work long hours when required.  Strictly adhere to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.  Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

Must be able to complete safe driver training, possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

May be required to have or acquire a CDL as necessary Be at least age 18 years of age. 
Knowledge/Skill Requirements
Previous knowledge of heavy equipment desired.

Physical Requirements

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; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.

The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The position will be primarily outside in the elements and may be required to work in inclement weather as needed.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.

Continuous
Frequently
Occasionally
Not
Applicable

Bend

X

Kneel

X

Squat

X

Climb
X

Stand

X

Walk

X

Sit
X

Reach
X
X

Drive
X

Fine motor
X

Repetitive Motion
X

 Right
X

 Left
X

This position requires an employee to lift:

Continuous
Frequently
Occasionally
Not
Applicable

 0 – 10 lbs

X

10 – 25 lbs

X

25 – 50 lbs

X

50 – 100 lbs

X
  Work Environment Majority of work will be performed outside in conditions that may be extreme in temperature and condition.

The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job