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Finish Blade Operator

Company: Martin Marietta Quivas
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Martin Marietta has several openings for the Finish Blade Operator--position at our operations located in Colorado Springs and Pueblo.Summary: Finish Blade Operator is responsible for safe and efficient operation of motor grader to finish grade within acceptable tolerances.Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Capable of finishing bases to acceptable tolerances either through blue tops or GPS positioning
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance on equipment; report defects and repairs to maintenance department
  • Avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and objects
  • Demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans and drawings
  • Align machines with reference stakes and guidelines or ground or position equipment, following hand signals of other workers
  • Operates other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required
  • Perform labor duties as needed
    Knowledge,--Skills and Abilities:
    • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits
    • Have an understanding road grades and specifications.
    • 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
    • Capable of reading plans, grade stakes, and set blue tops
    • Valid driver license is required
    • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
      Minimum Education and Experience:
      • 3-5 years of experience operating motor grader
      • 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.
          We are excited to share the base hourly range for this position is $22.70 - $36.00. The offered compensation will be determined based on factors such as geographic location, business need, market conditions, proficiencies, skills, education, and experience. Additionally, at Martin Marietta we place a high value on internal pay equity and will consider the compensation for those in similarly situated roles and direct team members. The posted range for this role represents the total reasonable pay range and does not solely represent a hiring range. Therefore, hiring at the top or--maximum of the range should not be expected as it would not allow for salary growth opportunities in the role, would diminish promotion value, and may not align with internal equity. In addition to our base compensation and bonus opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package (more information on benefits listed below).At Martin Marietta, we offer a variety of health and welfare benefits including:
          • Medical, dental and vision coverage;
          • Prescription drug coverage;
          • Health savings accounts; flexible spending accounts;
          • Life, AD&D and disability insurance.
          • We also encourage our employees to plan for the future by offering a 401(k) with a company match and an employer-funded defined benefit pension plan.
          • Other benefits include paid time off, nine paid holidays, education/tuition assistance, an employee discount program, adoption assistance, wellness programs and more.
            We are an EOE employer

Keywords: Martin Marietta Quivas, Colorado Springs , Finish Blade Operator, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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