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Heavy Equipment Foreman / Motor-Blade Operator

New Braunfels, TX 78132

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Construction Job Number: BM38378263

Job Description

A New Braunfels construction company specializing in commercial and residential development is looking for a Heavy Equipment Supervisor to join their growing team! 
This family-owned and operated business has spent the past 50 years building a reputation for quality workmanship, honesty, and their “do whatever it takes” approach to every project! This a great opportunity to gain experience and grow your skill sets while still making it home for dinner every night! 
Once going permanent with the company, you are eligible for annual evaluations and raises based on performance, health insurance, and 2 weeks of accumulated vacation days!
  • Responsible to safely operate while working around ground crews
  • Knowledge of fine grading operations without any machine controls. Knowledge of GPS/Robotic Machine controls and rough grading is beneficial
  • Operate blade cutting grade to within +/- 0.04’ while monitoring equipment operation and identifying malfunctions
  • Will be responsible for machine cleanliness and minor routine maintenance of your assigned piece of equipment
  • Knowledge of GPS and Laser Controlled Grading System.
  • Performs finish grade work to blue tops or other close specification control
  • This work is subject to strict inspection and must conform closely to specifications
  • Responsible for grade excavation and embankment to lay base and other materials
  • Operator may blade haul roads and other general work
  • Removes old surfaces as well as spread and process materials to construct street/road surfaces to precise grade specifications
  • Moves levers and depresses pedals to maneuver equipment and raise, lower, and tilt attachment
  • Feels lever and listens for stalling action of engine to estimate depth of cut
  • Drives bulldozer in successive passes over terrain to raise or lower terrain to specified grade following markings on grade stakes or hand signals
  • Responsible to construct/grade new roadways, base courses, building pads, footing excavation and water ponds and to properly slope and grade to specifications
  • Ability to maintain the initiative to maintain the flow of work under minimal supervision
  • Performs maintenance work to motor grader including oiling, greasing, and making necessary adjustments to equipment
  • Inspects equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water
  • Responsible for general housekeeping, light maintenance of equipment, proper care of equipment, operating the equipment without damaging it along with maintenance checks of equipment including reporting usage/utilization hours on a daily basis
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures
  • Participates in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Climbs on and off equipment
  • Works weekend, holiday, and/or overtime work as the project needs require
  • Performs Laborer work as required
  • Performs other duties and operates other equipment as assigned
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of finish blade / motor-blade operating experience
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of Heavy Equipment Operating Experience with multiple types of equipment including a Motor Grader, Skid Steer w/foot pedals, Excavator w/standard backhoe controls, Scraper, and Front Loader.
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Must be able to start asap
  • Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge pin hitches
  • Ability to work safely under pressure with time constraints in a changing environment
  • Frequent gross body movements such as bending, climbing into equipment, lifting, twisting, standing, balancing, stooping, handling materials, moving around hazardous sites
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time
  • Good Eye to Hand coordination a must
  • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to work in a number of different project locations, often times daily
  • Must be able to supply your own transportation to and from the office(car). A work truck will be provided from the office to the jobsites and back.
Job Schedule:
  • 6 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Mon-Fri 
  • Seldom Saturdays
Job Pay: 
  • $20 - $28/Hour
  • New Braunfels, TX 78132
FirstOption Workforce Solutions exists to help people build better lives and we sincerely appreciate your interest in joining our team. We provide staffing services and opportunities that make a real difference in the lives of those we serve. Our values reflect who we are as people and guide everything we do. Every member of the FirstOption Workforce Solutions Team is passionate about and committed to excellence in all we do.
Are you ready to join a team that is committed to delivering world-class services to our valued clients? Do you believe that anything worth doing is worth doing right? Would you thrive in a work environment that encourages and supports you in realizing your full potential? Are you a hard worker, dependable, punctual and someone who does whatever is needed to get the job done? FirstOption Workforce Solutions is a place where a person’s talents and hard work are valued, so if you answered YES to the questions above, we would like to talk with you.
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at our Company, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
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