Heavy Equipment Operators - Finish Blade and Finish Dozer

Colorado Springs, CO

Job status
Full time, Contract
Pay
$34.00 – Hourly
Job description
Ames Construction is seeking qualified Heavy Equipment Operators with Finish Blade and Finish Dozer experience to work on our I25 South Gap Project located in Castle Rock Colorado. At least 1 year of experience with GPS, Trimble and prefer 5 years of Blade experience. Must make Safety a top priority and have some mechanical skill, as you will be maintaining the equipment you operate. A skills test and a pre-hire drug test required. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for a phone interview.

We are committed to the safety and wellness of our team.
Experience requirements
Applicants must have experience operating a Finish Blade or a Dozer. Applicants who have experience with both will be highly preferred.
Qualifications
• 5 to 10 years of Finish Blade experience and/or a minimum of 3 years’ experience operating a Dozer with GPS.
• Must be willing and able to work outside in extreme weather conditions including temperatures in excess of 100 degrees.
• Physically fit to perform the job functions including the ability to stand, squat, bend, lift, and walk for long durations
• Ability to give instruction/direction and communicate effectively while working in stressful situations
• Ability to listen and take direction from others
• Willingness to be a team player and help train less experienced employees
Responsibilities
Under the direction of the supervisor, the Finish Blade Operator should have the ability to roughly balance a roadway prior to blue topping, then final tolerance using blue tops and electronic blade controls. The Finish Blade Operator should be proficient at grading super curves, turn lanes, parking lots (large and small), shoulder construction and be able to fine grade 2 to 4 miles or two-lane roads in a ten hour shift.

The Dozer Operator will work on highway projects and site prep projects. The Dozer Operator may be required to work around underground utilities as well. Dozer Operator needs to have knowledge of operating dozers with GPS.
Work hours
This position is full-time (weather permitting). Average workdays usually last up to 10+ hours, requiring overtime and working Saturdays.

Apply today for immediate consideration!

Please contact Selso Salazar by email (to access email please click "Apply now"). Local applicants only need to apply!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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