Skidsteer Operator - Asphalt Patch Crew

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Division: Brannan Sand + Gravel Skidsteer Operator – Asphalt Patch Crew Reports To: Foreman FLSA Status: Full Time Location: Various Denver Metro Locations The Skidsteer Operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the paving equipment (skidsteer). Candidates must have experience operating skidsteers to spread and level hot mix paving material. Must have an understanding 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.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of the mechanics, hydraulics and the limitations of the machine.
  • 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 safety discussions.
  • Understand the paving starting point and paving plan for the shift.
  • 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.
  • Clean equipment and jobsite at the end of the shift.
  • 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, and on time every day
  • No use of cell phone during the work shift
  • 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 12 hours daily
  • Walking - 8 to 12 hours daily
  • Bending/Stooping - 8 to 12 hours daily
  • Repetitive Movement (shoveling/sweeping) – 8 to 12 hours daily
  • Lifting (weights up to 100 lbs.) - Occasionally
  • Lift and Carry (50/60 lbs. for 20 feet) - Regularly
  • Push / Pull – 8 to 12 hours daily
  • 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.

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