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Heavy Equipment Operator - Finish Blade Operator
Zachry Construction Corporation     Marion, TX 78124

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:

Every Person Matters ®

Together We Can Do Great Things ®

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Job Summary

The Heavy Equipment Operator will operate a CAT Motor Grader / Fine-Grade machine and be responsible for properly operating the motor grader/blade to perform lime, flex base, and general dirt work operations. This position is for our IH10 - Graytown Rd project in Marion, TX.

Essential Functions

+ Follow all required company and general safety rules, policies, and guidelines

+ Rough and finish grade using a motor grader and blue tops or electronic grade/machine control GPS

+ Ability to read and understand cut and fill stakes

+ Perform excavation of lime, flex base, and general sub-grade operations

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required .

Required Skills & Experience

+ At least 10 years experience as a finish blade operator with 5 years experience in heavy highway equipment

+ Physical ability to perform assigned tasks

+ Physical ability to walk on uneven terrain

+ Must be able to climb the equipment’s ladder to reach the operator's seat

+ General operator skills

+ Extensive knowledge of operating a CAT Motor Grader

+ Previous experience with grade control systems

+ Other heavy equipment experiences preferred: excavator, backhoe, loader, dozer, etc.

+ Knowledge of finishing roadways

+ Valid driver license

Benefits and EOE

Zachry offers an industry-leading benefits package for our employees and their families.

+ Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance

+ 401k, Paid leave, and Bonus Program

+ Company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance

+ Employee assistance program

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Zachry Construction Corporation performs heavy civil work throughout the United States, and relocation is sometimes required for continuous employment opportunities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Notice to Staffing Agencies

Zachry Federal Construction Corporation and its subsidiaries (Zachry) will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zachry Federal, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zachry Federal mailing address or email address, directly to Zachry Federal employees, or to Zachry Federal’s resume database will be considered Zachry Federal property. Zachry Federal will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Zachry Federal will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Zachry’s recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid, fully executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Zachry will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Zachry’s Human Resources Representative or his/her designee. No other Zachry employee is authorized to bind Zachry to any agreement regarding placement of candidates by Agency.

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Full Time

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