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Heavy Civil - Motor Grade (Blade) Operator - Heavy Civil

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JR06942 - JOB_POSTING-3-6589

Posted on 25 April, 2024

Columbus, TX, Texas (United States of America)

Full time

Production

About us:

Founded in 1963, Webber is a leading construction company that specializes in heavy civil, waterworks, energy and infrastructure management and is dedicated to safely providing intelligent solutions to its clients and community.Webber is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices and projects in the United States and Canada. Webber supports a wide range of project models to meet client needs, including traditional design bid build, design build, alternative delivery models and public private partnership (P3) solutions. Webber also has an in-house engineering services department to help optimize building efficiency and quality while solving complex project challenges using field experience, innovative construction methods and BIM technology. As a subsidiary of Ferrovial, Webber has access to a global network of skilled engineers, best-in-class technology and vast resources.

Job Description:

Supervisor: Foreman 

Job Description: Operate a Motor Grader to conduct finish grade work on new roads and highways. 

Essential functions and responsibilities: 

  • Operate motor graders, some equipped with GPS and Laser Controlled Grading System 

  • Perform finish grade work to bluetops or other close specification control. This work is subject to strict inspection and must conform closely to specifications.  

  • Perform maintenance work to motor grader including oiling, greasing, and making necessary adjustments to equipment. 

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.  

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals. 

  • Gain the respect of others by being fair, honest, reliable, and hard working. 

  • Other unlisted duties will be assigned 

 

Requirements: 

  • Ability to communicate in English via verbal and written communications 

  • Move throughout a construction jobsite which includes minor obstacles including climbing ladders and inclines, operating heavy equipment, and lifting up to 50 pounds 

  • Mathematical proficiency as it relates to basic geometry, algebra, and mathematics 

Safety Policies and Practices: The employee in this job must be knowledgeable about and follow the company’s safety policies and procedures as described in the company’s safety manual. 

Education: High School Diploma or GED is preferred but not required. 

Experience: five or more years of heavy highway and civil construction experience as a Finish Blade Operator or Motor Grade Operator preferred. 

Physical Activity Level: Heavy physical activity performing strenuous day activities of a primarily productive/technical nature. 

Manual Dexterity: Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items and work with the fingers. Ability to perceive attributes of objects and materials. 

Working Conditions: Outdoor exposure to changing weather conditions (rain, sun, snow, wind, etc.) 

Work Environment: The work environment/physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those the employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; and high and/ or precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Pre-Employment Screening: 

  • ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT IN THE UNITED STATES: Webber participates in E-Verify. Candidates must be legally eligible to work in the United States of America to qualify for employment with the Company. 

  • APPLICATION REVIEW AND INTERVIEWS: Candidates whose applications are identified will be contacted by the hiring manager to participate in the interview process. 

  • DRUG TEST: Candidates who are identified and selected for a position are required to complete and pass a drug screen to be considered for employment with Webber. 

  • PHYSICAL: Candidates who are identified and selected for a field position are required to complete and pass a medical exam to ensure physical and/or mental capacity to complete the tasks required by the job. 

  • CONFIDENTIALITY: All information gathered from the candidate for the purpose of pre-employment screening and other Company-related documents are confidential. Webber does not provide copies or access to this information unless required by law. 

The Statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.

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