Asphalt Grading Heavy Equipment Operator

Brannan Sand & Gravel | Denver, CO

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Posted Date 2/12/2024
Description Division: Brannan Sand + Gravel

Position: Asphalt Grading Heavy Equipment Operator

Reports To: Foreman

FLSA Status: Full Time

Location: Various Denver Metro Locations

Hourly Pay Range: $20.00 - $25.00

Sign-on Bonus: $1,000

Position Summary:

The equipment operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Asphalt paving equipment. Must have thorough understanding of all aspects of the paving industry including preparatory work, grades, drainage, paving patterns, aggregate size, job specifications, oil consistencies, compaction and other details related to asphalt paving.

General Responsibilities:
  • Perform pre-check/post-trip inspections, including all fluid levels per checklist before starting. Inform paving superintendent of any issues immediately for documentation and correction
  • Walk the site prior to paving to identify and correct all potential jobsite hazards. Identify concerns and any impediments to the paving plan. Check existing conditions for pre-existing damage such as that to curb and gutters, cross pans, edges, etc.
  • Participate in daily huddle
  • Understand paving starting point and paving plan for the shift
  • Walk job behind finish roller to check for good quality and correct any deficiencies while mat is still hot
  • Communicate any issues, concerns, or problems to paving foreman throughout the shift
  • Assist paving crew with quality control corrections while mat is still hot and cleanup between trucks or during breaks in paving
  • Check all manholes and water valves after paving to ensure they are turned up to proper grade and properly cleaned during that shift - no punch list. Clean all lids and frames
  • Clean equipment and jobsite at the end of the shift
  • Ensure equipment water systems are properly drained at the end of shift in cold weather to protect from freezing
  • Stage equipment correctly where designated at the end of the shift
  • Train and cross train crew members as requested
  • Show up to work every day, on time
  • No use of cell phone during the work shift

  • Group Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Company-paid basic life insurance for employees, spouses, as well as children
  • Employee-only coverage in one of our plans is completely free!
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • 401k Savings Plans
  • Voluntary Group Term Life
  • Legal Shield/ID Shield
  • Canvas Credit Union
  • AFLAC Supplemental Insurance
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Weekly
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job.Qualifications:
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends if or when necessary
  • Report to the assigned job site in proper attire and ready to begin work at the designated start time
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen, we comply with federal regulations
Physical Requirements:
  • Standing - 8 to 10 hours daily
  • Walking - 8 to 10 hours daily
  • Bending/Stooping - 8 to 10 hours daily
  • Repetitive Movement (shoveling/sweeping) - 8 to 10 hours daily
  • Lifting (weights up to 100 lbs.) - Occasionally
  • Lift and Carry (50/60 lbs. for 20 feet) - Regularly
  • Push / Pull - 8 to 10 hours daily
Salary22.50 Hour
Equipment Operator
Per Diem
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