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Border States Paving Inc. Equipment Operator - Asphalt in Faith, South Dakota

less thanp>Operate the controls of the screed on paving machine to control the quantity and consistency of asphalt deposited; estimates overall quantity for the project and quantity needed to achieve the correct grade in the finished surface. Responsible for the efficient working condition of the screed and is expected to perform maintenance and minor servicing. Take instruction from foreman and assist with groundwork when required. The highest quality of workmanship is expected in assigned paving projects while working in a safe, productive and professional manner. Ideal Candidate will own a camper and travel throughout ND\SDithroughout the summer season.less thanbr>Other equipment in an Asphalt paving crew!less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Essential Duties and Responsibilities: less than/strong>less thanbr>less thanbr>Complete daily visual and safety inspection of screed to ensure safe operation.less thanbr>Turn hand wheels to set angle and depth of screed. Operate valves to regulate flow of material at a specific rate.less thanbr>Observe distribution of material over road surface to ensure uniform distribution.less thanbr>Use depth gauge to verify depth specification of compacted asphalt.less thanbr>Signal paver operator to start and stop paving machine.less thanbr>Monitor and adjust machine to control flow of materials according to project specifications.less thanbr>Assist with shoveling and clean- up of screed and paving machine.less thanbr>Perform maintenance checks and minor servicing to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.less thanbr>Inform the Superintendent and Mechanic crew about repair and maintenance needs for equipment on assigned jobs.less thanbr>Ensure that safety, compliance, environmental and OSHA requirements are followed at all times.less thanbr>Relate to co-workers and the general public in a courteous and respectful manner.less thanbr>Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with training or other duties.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Abilities Required:less than/strong>less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability to meet attendance schedule and to report to assigned job site in proper attire.less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability to read, write, and speak English and perform simple mathematical calculations.less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability to drive and operate the equipment under varying work conditions and the ability to do some manual labor requiring periods of extensive physical exertion and potential exposure to adverse weather conditions.less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability to learn, understand and abide by Company policies and safety rules. Participate in weekly safety meetings.less thanbr>Ability to work well with others and willingness to learn and take direction.less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability and willingness to travel for extended periods of time and work long hours to perform the job duties.less thanbr>less thanbr>Ability to pass a pre-employment urine drug test and submit to random drug and/or alcohol testing during employment.less thanbr>Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to obtain one; CDL A preferred.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Physical Demands: less than/strong>The physical demand characteristics described here are those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms.less thanbr>The employee is required to stand, walk, talk and hear and to climb, lift, bend, reach, stoop and kneel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Vision abilities required are close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>Working Conditions:less than/strong