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Abrasive Waterjet Machinist

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Job Description

The Abrasive Waterjet Machinist:

·         Will set up and operate abrasive waterjet machine tools to produce precision parts and may also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

·         Is responsible for the cleaning, periodic maintenance, and pump rebuilding of all abrasive waterjet machines in the shop.

·         Must have a tool box, hand tools and basic inspection equipment management deems necessary.

Job Requirements

·         Dependable individual with reliable transportation.

·         Excellent attendance record.

·         Wear proper eye, ear, and foot protection at all times.

·         Work overtime when required.

·         Follow Mainstream Waterjet’s Primary Operating Procedures.

·         Load water jet with material as noted on the work order using one of the following: forklift, vacuum lift, cranes, slings and/or magnets.

·         Processing various materials plate in accordance with daily/weekly production schedule, including computer programming for the processing of all jobs and shape cutting.

·         Set up waterjet machines to cut parts within blue print or CAD file tolerances.

·         Perform “in process” inspection of parts.

·         Complete jobs in a management specified bench mark time.

·         Maintain traceability of Heat, Lot, and Raw Material Purchase Order number throughout production.

·         Label parts with appropriate information. (Part number, material type, heat/lot number).

·         Deburr, clean and dry parts. Apply rust preventative when required.

·         Follow manufacturer’s specified scheduled preventative maintenance (i.e. nozzles, jewels, water filters, HP lines & seals, machine lubrication, etc.) abrasive waterjet machines.

·          Re-building of waterjet pumps, slat replacement, high pressure line repairs, multiple filtration system, fluid changeover and cleanliness. 

·         Update machine maintenance ledger throughout every shift, with appropriate data (consumables, repairs, garnet usage, etc…).

·         Complete routine production paperwork.

·         Follow standard work safety practices and work in a safe manner at all times

·         Organize necessary materials to move between projects in a timely manner.    

·         Perform general clean-up of the work area.

·         Ability to secure and maintain a forklift operator license.

·         Ability to lift 55 pounds.

·         Ability to apply basic math, fractions and decimal knowledge to work assignments.

·         Good communication skills.

·         Active awareness of cutting conditions and area around workspace.

·         Must be able to work well alone or with a group.

·         Must be able to manage time effectively.

·         Other duties as assigned by management.

Entry Qualifications

1.    High school diploma or GED.

2.    Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings.

3.    Ability to use basic inspection equipment (micrometer, dial calipers, tape measure, steel rule, etc...).

4.    Ability to obtain lift truck operator’s license.

5.    Excellent communication and team work skills.

6.    Organizational, time management and record keeping skills.

Preferred Qualifications

1.    Associates Degree in related field.

2.    Proficient in CAD/CAM software.

3.    Knowledge of internet and intranet technologies.

4.    Previous experience operating an abrasive waterjet machine or CNC machine in a manufacturing/production environment.

5.    Advanced knowledge of materials and processes used in abrasive waterjet machining.

Company Description

Mainstream Waterjet is a company based in Loveland Ohio that specializes in abrasive waterjet machining, hi-definition plasma machining, and CNC milling operations. Industries serviced include aerospace, defense, power generation, custom equipment fabrications, mechanical contractors, marine, and medical.
We have experienced significant growth and are seeking key personnel to help facilitate upcoming expansion.

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Grader Operator (Day Shift)

Our client is a $20 billion global construction company.  They have engaged us to help them find a Grader Operator (Day Shift) in Durham, NC

Job Description

FSLA:                                       Non-exempt

The Heavy Equipment / Grader Operator  is responsible for operating one or several types of power construction equipment, such as front end loader, roller, bulldozer, or excavator in order to move, excavate, and grade earth, erect structures, or pour concrete or other hard surface pavements.
  • Take action to avoid potential hazards and obstructions, such as utility lines, other equipment, other workers, and falling objects.
  • Start engines, move throttles, switches, and levers, and depress pedals to operate such stated machines
  • Locate underground services, such as pipes and wires, prior to beginning work.
  • Monitor operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
  • Align machines with reference stakes and guidelines or ground or position equipment, following hand signals of other workers.
  • Load and move dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials, using trucks, crawler tractors, shovels, graders, or related equipment.
  • Coordinate machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members.
  • • Operate dozer / grader safely and efficiently;
    • Cut ditches, slopes, grades, clear brush, shape and dress slopes and other earthmoving activities;
    • Maintain grade by either communicating with a grade checker, using machine mounted lasers, or by use of machine mounted GPS;
    • Ability to setup, set, and take down rotating laser equipment;
    • Must be able to read grade stakes, perform arithmetic, or other basic functions used to determine grade;
    • Must be able to endure a high production environment for extended periods of time;
    • Must be able to operate in tight, congested work areas with multiple other activities occurring immediately around the machine;
  • Learn and follow safety regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must have minimum of 3 years experience running, maneuvering, driving, and navigating equipment such as bulldozer, excavators, rollers, and front-end loaders.
  • Must have previous grader experience
  • Strongly prefer candidates with High School Diploma
  • Must be able to communicate with others to convey information effectively.
  • Must be accustomed to working outdoors with exposure to all weather conditions
  • 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
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds
  • Must demonstrate attention to details
  • Must be knowledgeable of safety procedures and practices

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Bonded Abrasives Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Gesswein Company is a distributor of precision tools and equipment and manufacturer of bonded abrasive stones. We are seeking a full time manufacturing engineer to support our efforts in new product development, process improvement, and technical research. Our manufacturing facility is located in Old Saybrook, CT.

Job Description

  • Complete initial training program to learn customer application and demands for current abrasive product line.

  • Create and maintain product item definitions, bill for materials and process and routing instructions via ERP data system

  • Support project activities focused on new product and process development for bonded abrasive stones.

  • Develop, Run, analyze and interpret polishing trials

  • Develop structure-property-performance relationships

  • Write technical reports to summarize key learnings

  • Review and manage manufacturing operations, processes and equipment


  • Knowledge of industrial abrasive and bonded abrasive products, raw materials, and  manufacturing processes

  • Ability to work with and synergize with manufacturing and other multiple groups/departments

  • Previous work experience in abrasives manufacturing or mechanical engineering or material science including preparing and updating bill of materials and process and routing specifications.

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in engineering or material science preferable

  • APICS training and/or certification desirable

  • Experience in applications and use of abrasives in mold tool cleaning, polishing and repairing helpful

    The Paul H. Gesswein & Co., Inc., is an  “equal opportunities employer” and will take “affirmative action”  measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetics. 

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Grader Operator

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Functional Summary

Reporting to the Foreman, the Grader Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the self-propelled motor grader. The Grader Operator performs either rough or fine grade finishing, precisely spreading and mixing materials in order to dry and prep roads, construct road surface to precise grade specifications, lay cold mix, and/or shave and rip out old road surfaces.

Key Responsibilities:

The responsibilities of the Grader Operator include, but are not limited to:

Equipment Operation

  •       Operate the grader and other heavy equipment in a safe and appropriate manner.

    Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.

  •       Precisely operate grader blade to windrow gravel to the center of the road.

    Operate grader controls to regulate height and angle of the grader blade and lower scarifier to loosen packed soil to permit grading.

  •       Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbance.

    Driver grader in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of other workers, to level the surface to the specified grade.

  •       Feel levers and listen to equipment sounds to determine the depth of the cut. 

    Operate Grader on public roadways, maintaining proper awareness of ones surroundings.

  •       Finish grade base surface preparation to within half an inch.

    Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the grader.

  •       Ensure grader is in proper gear, and is not moving too fast for working conditions.

    Demonstrate an understanding of grades and interpret roadway plans and drawings.

  •       Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of the grader.

    Operate other heavy equipment and other construction related duties as required.

  •       Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.

    Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.  


  •        Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety program, and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.

    Attend daily and weekly safety meetings and inspections.

  •        Work with Safety Department to investigate damage, incidents or near misses in the worksite, and ensure proper procedures are carried out according to the Company’s Safety Program.

    Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.


  •        Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required.

    Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas.

  •        Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.


    Education, Training and Certifications       
  •        High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred

    Class 5 Drivers License

    Work Experience       

        Minimum 3 to 5 years’ experience within the road construction industry            2 to 3 years’ experience operating a Grader is required.

    Technical Knowledge

  •        Knowledge of grader and other heavy equipment.

    Knowledge road construction materials, road construction processes and industry requirements. 

  •        Understanding of computerized controls and electronics.

    Transferable Skills

    Interpersonal skills

  •        Time Management

    Heavy Equipment Operation


  •        Communication skills


  •        Demonstrate professionalism

    Have a sense of urgency to meet deadlines

  •        Multi-task and set priorities effectively

    Excellent hand, eye and foot coordination

  •        Accomplish goals in a team environment

    Attention to detail

  •        Excellent sense of balance

    Possess a positive “can do” attitude

    Working Conditions

  •        Out of town travel is required.

    Overtime as required.

  •        Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to dust and asphalt.

    Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.

  •        Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.

    Use of sunscreen, long sleeves, and appropriate headgear is recommended.        Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

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    Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Agricultural Commodity Grader (Dairy)

    Job Overview


    You can make a difference! The U.S.

    Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and to protect the health and care of animals and plants in the United States. MRP offers an array of occupations and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate in domestic and global markets.

    Be part of an organization that protects the health and agriculture of the American people. Join our team!

    USDA is a great place to start or continue your career. USDA is ranked as one of the top 10 "Best Places to Work in the Federal Government" by the Partnership for Public Service . Rankings are based on employee feedback regarding satisfaction with their work experience.

    The National Field Office is responsible for administering the nationwide inspection and grading of nonfat dry milk, cheese, butter and other dairy and related products at terminal markets, shipping points, assembling and packaging plants, and inspection of dairy processing, packaging and manufacturing plant facilities and equipment.

    The incumbent serves as an Agricultural Commodity Grader responsible primarily for conducting plant survey inspections of dairy processing plants by evaluating plant premises, equipment, operations and products to determine compliance with official specifications/requirements and eligibility for official plant approval status. The incumbent may also perform grading and inspection of dairy food products.

    Salary Information: First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lowest rate of the salary range for the grade selected.


    The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity.

    The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    Plant Inspection Activities (minimum 25% of work time)
    Conducts a methodical check and evaluation of facilities, processing equipment, processing and packaging methods, sanitation procedures, and quality improvement program at dairy plants from beginning to end of the processing/production cycle.
    Prepares detailed inspection reports covering a large number of carefully examined items in each inspection to determine plant compliance with the specifications and overall program requirements. (This plant survey report forms the basis for assigning eligibility for official plant approval status.)
    Meets with plant management to explain plant evaluation findings and makes recommendations for correction of conditions that are not in compliance with specifications and to improve quality and stability of raw materials and finished products. Conducts follow-up visits, as required, to monitor and assess problem areas at specific plant locations and to assure ongoing eligibility of plants to produce approved product.
    Grading/Inspection Activities
    Selects representative samples of product for test weighing and for container and product quality examination, and prepares samples for transmittal to designated laboratory for chemical and bacteriological analysis. Applies specifications to condition of containers and determines type and degree of defects and the need for selection and variance of the sampling plans.
    Checks accuracy of scales for weighing and establishes an accurate tare weight of packaging material; weighs samples of product, recording the weights, and computes and certifies the tare and net weight for the lot tested.
    Applies and interprets official standards, contract specifications, and instructions in the inspection or grading of butter, cheese, dry milk and other dairy or related products according to the degree and intensity of such factors as flavor, body, texture, color, finish and appearance, as well as other factors described above. Determines the final U.S. Grade according to official Grade Standards for each lot and unit thereof, and prepares graders' memoranda, sampling reports and/or official certificates for product inspected or graded.

    Supervisory Status


    Promotion Potential


    Travel Required

    75% or Greater
    Extensive travel may be required

    Relocation Authorized


    Who May Apply

    This job is open to
    US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.

    Job Requirements

    Key Requirements

    US Citizenship is required.
    Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
    Selectees must pass a flavor sensory evaluation test.


    Applicants must meet all qualifications and eligibility requirements by the closing date of the announcement including the following specialized experience and/or education, as identified by grade level. FOR THE GS-05 LEVEL:

    Applicants must have 3 years of general, progressively responsible experience, one year of which was equivalent in level of difficulty and responsibility to the GS-4 level in the Federal service. Experience must demonstrate the ability to:

    Analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data, and recognize solutions, plan and organize work.
    Communicate effectively orally and in writing. Such experience may have been gained in quality assurance (machinist, on-line production work), as a commodity buyer, receiving clerk, farm experience (in a managerial, decision- making capacity), clerical (office manager, administrative assistant with decision-making responsibility), or food processing laboratory food work (managerial, technical).
    Experience must provide evidence of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the duties of this position and show decision making responsibilities. General clerical experience (typing, filing, routine processing, or other non-specialized repetitive tasks) is not creditable. OR Applicants must have successfully completed a 4-year course of study, from an accredited college or university, leading to a bachelor’s degree.

    Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.


    Applicants must have one year of specialized experience (equivalent to the GS-05 level) that demonstrates:

    Grading dairy products and/or evaluating processing, packaging and storage conditions.
    Grading and inspecting of distinct products for comparison with clear standards and common contrast specifications to evaluate products and identify and describe common product defects.
    Recognizing, identifying, and describing common product characteristics relevant to the products graded, such as taste, smell, color, shape, or texture, and skill in comparing the characteristics to standards or contract specifications to make consistent determinations.
    Make, explain, or defend nearly all grade or inspection determinations, only rarely requiring technical assistance in borderline cases.
    OR: 1 full year of graduate level education in Agriculture, Food or Dairy Science

    OR: Superior Academic Achievement:

    To qualify based on superior academic achievement, you must have completed the requirements for a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution AND must meet certain GPA requirements. For more details click:

    Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.


    Applicants must have one year of specialized experience in hands on grading in the commodity of dairy (equivalent to the GS-07 level) that may have been obtained in the private or public (local, county, state, Federal) sectors which demonstrates:

    Grading dairy products and/or evaluating processing, packaging and storage conditions.
    Grading and inspecting of distinct products for comparison with clear standards and common contrast specifications to evaluate products and identify and describe common product defects.
    Recognizing, identifying, and describing common product characteristics relevant to the products graded, such as taste, smell, color, shape, or texture, and skill in comparing the characteristics to standards or contract specifications to make consistent determinations
    Make, explain, or defend nearly all grade or inspection determinations, only rarely requiring technical assistance in borderline cases.
    Inspect or evaluate complicated processing equipment and procedures, and conditions of storage or transportation, such as is typical of most dairy products production and advising industry employees on product quality control methods.
    OR master's or equivalent graduate degree in Agriculture, Food or Dairy Science

    OR 2 full years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to such a degree

    OR L.B. or J.D., if related.

    Equivalent combinations of education and experience are qualifying for this grade level.

    TRANSCRIPTS are required if:
    You are qualifying for the position based on education.
    You are qualifying for this position based on a combination of experience and education.
    You are qualifying for this position based on Superior Academic Achievement This education must have been successfully completed and obtained from an accredited school, college, or university.

    COMBINATION OF EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE AT THE GS-05/07/09 GRADE LEVELS: Applicants may have combinations of successfully completed education and specialized experience to meet total qualification requirements.

    The total percentages must equal at least 100 percent to qualify for that grade level. To learn more about combining education and experience for this series, click the following: Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

    Special Conditions:
    Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation
    Successful completion of a 1 year probationary or trial period (if new hire to the Federal service)
    Selectee will be subject to a pre-employment medical statement and/or examination.
    Prior to an official offer, selectee will be required to sign and return a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to this office acknowledging and accepting that geographic mobility is a condition of employment. Failure to sign the MOU will be grounds for withdrawal of the job offer.
    Commodity grading work requires periods of physical exertion to lift and move boxes and cartons of product often weighing over 50 pounds; prolonged periods of standing, walking, stooping, bending, and climbing; physical coordination and finger dexterity in both hands to perform digital examinations of commodities; ability to detect abnormalities in the commodity through normal or corrected vision in at least one eye for distance, depth perception, and color, the ability to assure safety in a highly mechanized and/or noisy environment through adequate or correctable hearing; and the ability to determine product quality through sensory perception (taste, smell, etc.)
    The work environment includes exposure to freezing temperatures, slippery surfaces, moving materials, handling equipment, and similar risks typical of dairy processing plants and storage areas.

    Security Clearance

    Public Trust - Background Investigation

    Additional Information

    What To Expect Next

    If you set up your USAJOBS account to send automatic email notifications, you will receive an email acknowledging: 1) the submission of your online Occupational Questionnaire and resume was successful, 2) if you were referred to the selecting official for consideration, and 3) if you were selected or not selected. If you choose not to set up automatic email notifications, you must check your USAJOBS account for the latest status of your application.

    Your application may be reviewed to verify that you meet the qualifications and eligibility requirements for the position prior to issuing lists to a selecting official. If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted. We expect to make a final job offer within 40 days after the closing date of the announcement.


    The Federal Service offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the benefits offered to most Federal employees at:

    Other Information

    Career Transition Assistance Plan (CTAP), Reemployment Priority List (RPL), or Interagency Career Transition Assistance Plan (ICTAP): For information on how to apply as a CTAP, RPL, or ICTAP eligible see . To exercise selection priority for this vacancy, CTAP/RPL/ICTAP candidates must meet the basic eligibility requirements and all selective factors. CTAP/ICTAP candidates must be rated and determined to be well qualified (or above) based on an evaluation of the competencies listed in the How You Will Be Evaluated section. When assessed through a score-based category rating method, CTAP/ICTAP applicants must receive a rating of at least 85 out of a possible 100
    More than one selection may be made if another vacancy occurs within 90 days of the issuance of the certification of eligibles.
    Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc) should contact: USDAs TARGET Center at (voice and TDD).
    Direct Deposit Per Public Law 104-134 all Federal employees are required to have federal payments made by direct deposit to a financial institution of your choosing.
    E-Verify: Federal law requires agencies to use the E-Verify system to confirm the employment eligibility of all new hires. If you are selected as a newly hired employee, the documentation you present for purposes of completing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Form I-9 on your entry-on-duty date will be verified through the DHS E-VERIFY system. Under the system, the new hire is required to resolve any identified discrepancies as a condition of continued employment.
    It is the policy of the Government not to deny employment simply because an individual has been unemployed or has had financial difficulties that have arisen through no fault of the individual. See more information at:

    This job originated on . For the full announcement and to apply, visit . Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

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    Motor Grader Operators (1)

    Job Description

    Gibbs & Register, Inc. Florida's leading civil firm is seeking an experienced Motor Grader Operator.

    Will be working in Orlando, Lakeland/Bartow, Tampa, and other Florida markets.

    Job Title:
    Motor Grader Operator
    Reports Directly To: Foreman or Immediate Supervisor
    Job Description:
    Operate heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner
    Must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • 3 – 5 Years of Experience required
  • GPS Automation experience preferred not required
  • Ensure no one is in swing path or behind moving equipment
  • Know limitations of equipment assigned and how to operate each piece in a safe and efficient manner
  • Day to day maintenance of equipment
  • Heavy lifting and shoveling up to 80 lbs.
  • Ability to work in extreme heat conditions
  • Must be able to mount and dismount off of vehicles and/or equipment
  • Attend weekly safety meetings
  • Climb vertical ladders
  • Withstand rough and bumping equipment
  • Wear hard hat and work in dusty conditions
  • General labor work/clean up
  • Keep work area organized and safe

    Employees operating a vehicle for Work Site Employer’s purposes will be required to maintain a valid, eligible driver’s license, and a driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier at all times. Requires previous experience minimum of 3 years. Job requires frequent lifting of 25 - 100 lbs., stretching, stooping, bending, squatting, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling, and kneeling.

    We offer a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. G&R is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Applications will only be accepted for open and available positions. Applications may be completed on our website www.gibbsandregister.com, and emailed to our HR department or faxed to 407-877-1663.

  • Company Description

    Gibbs & Register's mission is to be recognized by the guiding principles of our vision, people, and culture. Our statement provides a roadmap to our employees as we work together with clients, subcontractors, suppliers, and professional service organizations toward our goal of providing the highest quality construction services in our industry.
    We will be a company that.....G.I.V.E.S.
    Golden Rule: Treat others the way you want to be treated
    Interact with integrity, professionalism, and friendliness
    Values Creativity
    Expects Profitability
    Safe place people enjoy working

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    Operator - Motor Grader

    Job Description

    BLYTHE CONSTRUCTION, INC., a Major Heavy Highway Construction Co. located in Charlotte, NC has immediate opening in our Asphalt Division for an Experienced Motor Grader Operator. We offer Competitive Wages, Vacation, Holidays, 401K, Health, Dental, Vision, and Wellness Plan.


    For 90 years, the professional men and women of Blythe Construction, Inc. have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported theSoutheast's rise to prominence. From large interstate highways to small commercial site development, Blythe Construction employees perform with pride and creativity. We approach every project with a dedication to efficiency, technology and, most of all, safety. Blythe Construction is proud to be a part of this area's history and development, and a partner in the Carolina’s future.

    General Description

    A Motor Grader Equipment Operator is an hourly-rated skilled craft position that performs on construction projects any combination of the duties described more fully, below. A Motor Grader Equipment Operator typically performs a wide variety of tasks, transferring from one task to another as the work flow dictates.

    Key Duties

    • Proper pre-start and daily Maintenance Including lubrication
    • Keep equipment clean and well maintained
    • Notify supervisor if equipment needs repair
    • Tire pressure checks
    • Monitor all engine gauges
    • Operating skills in blade control
    • Scrap and level dirt
    • Mix materials
    • Shape and blade sub grades
    • Balance and rough shaping of base course materials
    • Operate to fine grade specifications
    • Fine grade horizontal surfaces, shoulders and slopes
    • Grade plan requirements and set grade standards
    • Dressing of shoulders and slopes
    • Demonstrate the ability to lead a crew and delegate work within work scope
    • Understand production and quantity requirements
    • Utilize automatic grade control system
    • Schedule work and maintain production
    • Set forth specifications and plans
    • Understand basic survey nomenclature
    • Judge distance and slopes accurately
    • Make decision based on verifiable standards
    • Perform incidental work items and duties included within other crafts

    Qualification Requirements

    General. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each Key Duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Education and Experience. This position typically is not an entry-level job, as it requires demonstrable previous experience as a Motor Grader Equipment Operator. A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Must be able to understand work directions and communicate effectively with job site supervisors and fellow employees. Three (3) to Five (5) years or more of industry related experience is required for this position, with an emphasis on roads, highways, and bridges.
    • Physical Demands. The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by a Motor Grader Equipment Operator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
      • Constant physical effort, including standing, is required during a regular work shift of at least eight hours per day. Employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time, and to stoop, bend, and crouch as required to perform Key Duties.
      • Frequently work with hands extended overhead, sometimes in conjunction with the operation of hand power tools.
      • Ability to lift and carry, on a frequent basis, at least 50-90 pounds personally, and up to 150 pounds with assistance.
      • Maintain constant alertness to the multiple concurrent activities of the construction site, including the activities of other employees and contractors, the operation of stationary equipment, and the movement of mobile equipment.
      • Frequently walk on uneven surfaces, including natural ground in varying weather conditions.
      • The Operator must be able to climb on and off heavy mobile equipment safely.
    • Work Environment. The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those that a Motor Grader Equipment Operator encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
      • Work is performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
      • Work environment periodically exposes the employees to high levels of noise, grease, and dust that is typically associated with a construction project.
      • Employee regularly works near heavy equipment and moving machinery.
      • Work may involve a variety of substances commonly found on construction sites such as form oil, grease, curing compounds, gasoline, diesel fuel and ready mixed concrete.

    We promote a Drug-Free Workplace.

    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability are encouraged to apply.

    Company Description

    For 90 years, the professional men and women of Blythe Construction, Inc. have literally paved the way for hundreds of public and private projects that have supported the Southeast's rise to prominence. From large interstate highways to small commercial site development, Blythe Construction employees perform with pride and creativity. We approach every project with a dedication to efficiency, technology and, most of all, safety. Blythe Construction is proud to be a part of this area's history and development, and we are eager to participate in its bright future.
    Blythe Construction's list of services include complex highway projects, site development, paving, utility and drainage systems, surveying, RAP and hot mix sales, and state of the art bridge building. We provide multiple delivery systems in design-build, bid-build, public-private-partnerships and design-build finance. Blythe can take your job, no matter the size, from the design stage to the final layer of asphalt.
    Blythe Construction's parent company, Eurovia, operates through a network of 330 agencies and 770 production sites in 17 countries around the world. Blythe's strength lies in its ability to capitalize on the commercial, material and technical capabilities of a multi-national corporation while developing close-knit community relationships at the local level.

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    Grader Operator/Foreman

    Job Description

    Grader operator needed for full site development work. Two years experience preferred. Pay commensurate with experience with a competitive benefits package and a safe work environment! Clean MVR required, as foreman will utilize company vehicle.

    Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

    • Understands and applies safe use and operation of the equipment and communicates with other employees about safety related matters.
    • Performs all functions in a safe manner in accordance with company policy and procedures.
    • Safe, efficient and proper operation of grader to gouge out, level and distribute earth and/or rocks from land preparation to constructing roads and/or job site grading.
    • Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks.
    • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver tractor and raise, lower and tilt blade to clear right-of-way.
    • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut.
    • Operate grader in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals.
    • Communicate with Site Superintendent as to the daily job specification.
    • 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 these other equipment.
    • Ability to read, interpret and incorporate information derived from the manual for the specific piece of equipment being operated.
    • Conduct daily pre-start up procedures, ensuring equipment is in good operating condition (check fluid levels, inspect, clean and lubricate equipment, etc.).
    • Greases, oils, and performs minor repairs on tractor.
    • Keep equipment clean, promoting positive public image, and enabling close range equipment inspection.
    • Complete Equipment and Vehicle Condition Report (LAMP-68) weekly, noting odometer readings, equipment hours, needed repairs, etc.
    • Parks equipment in a place that is readily accessible to the equipment mover.
    • Maintain a positive attitude and team spirit.
    • Reports to work on time wearing the appropriate attire.
    • Must be able to work variable hours including daytime, nighttime, and some weekend hours, as well as, overtime.
    • Ability to travel inside the company's operational area.

    Knowledge/Skill Requirements

    • Display a professional attitude toward co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
    • Ability to perform strenuous work in varying weather conditions.
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instruction.

    Physical Requirements

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is required to sit, walk and stand for periods of time. The employee is required to use a phone application to enter crew time. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust to focus.

    • Ability to occasionally kneel and squat
    • Will frequently bend, climb, stand, walk, sit, reach, and use repetitive motion

    SDC is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer

    Company Description

    Southern Development & Construction, Inc. is a professional team of estimators, project managers and contractors, with two things in common - specialization in total site construction and a commitment to providing high quality construction products in a cost-effective manner. This commitment is backed by over 24 years of experience and a proven track record of successful project on over 700 projects.
    Since 1986, Southern Development & Construction has completed a diversity of projects. Southern Development & Construction takes pride in maintaining our outstanding reputation by providing construction excellence with personal attention.
    Southern Development and Construction is a specialized organization with extensive total site development experience.
    Since 1986 - Bonded- Insured- Licensed

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