Zachry Construction Corporation Heavy Equipment- Roller Operator in Gaffney, South Carolina

Job Summary

Zachry Construction currently looking for Operators that can operate the roller by using either rollers or drums to compress/compact dirt, aggregate, or blacktop. The operator may use the vibration component occasionally.

Essential Functions

  • Safely operates roller to compress/compact dirt, aggregate, or blacktop to achieve the specified grading and smooth surface.

  • Reads grade stakes and works with grade checker, laser, or GPS to maintain grade.

  • Determines speed and direction of roller based on knowledge of compressible material to achieve a smooth grade and/or surface.

  • Works closely with other crew members using hand signals to coordinate work and ensure safety.

  • Performs daily inspection and maintenance and ensures that roller is in safe, proper working order including fluid checks and proper lubrication. Reports to shop when

  • roller needs maintenance and repair.

  • Keeps roller clean and prepares equipment for transport on flatbed when needed.

  • Maintains orderliness, cleanliness and safety at job-site.

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

  • Must have minimum of 2 yrs. experience in a field of construction, working outdoors in extreme weather and in/around heavy equipment

  • Minimum of 2 yrs experience with safe operation specific to heavy equipment, specifically rollers.

  • 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.

Zachry stands on a rich tradition of creativity, stability, innovation and experience in the construction industry. Fully understanding that Zachry’s employees are the heart of our success, we foster a dynamic work environment by providing development opportunities such as training, education, and career advancement. We believe people are our greatest asset and offer a variety of training and development opportunities to promote excellence and facilitate career advancement.

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

  • 401k

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid leave

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee assistance program

  • and many more

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

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.