Asphalt Distributor Operator
Simon Contractors - Cheyenne, WY

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Job Title: Asphalt Distributor Operator Reports To: Foreman FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Location: Cheyenne, WY Prepared By/Date: Human Resources 7/31/12 Approved By/Date: Doug Harms 3/20/13 Summary: Safely and efficiently operate distributor and heavy equipment of various sizes used in road, site or highway construction and paving. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned Keep a log of material applied and area covered with dates. Keep track of material on hand in storage tank and notify supervisor notified before additional product is required to maintain adequate supply of material. Filling asphalt and burner fuel tanks. Spraying joints and other surfaces. Cleaning excess asphalt out of tanks, and from spray bars. Set up and maintenance of erosion control. Loading and unloading of materials. General clean up around job site. Operating rollers, trucks, power broom, tamps, and skid steer loaders, and any other equipment employee is able to operate. Set spray bar on manual, automatic, or semi-automatic distributors for applying liquid asphalt. May oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment. Possess a solid understanding of all aspects 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. The operator is responsible for the efficient working condition of the equipment and is expected to perform minor servicing and maintenance or refer major problems to the supervisor. May perform other related duties such as shovel work, setting string line, adding or removing screed extensions. Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. Technical Skills: Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Interpersonal: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Keeps emotions under control. Oral Communication: Responds well to questions. Team Work: Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Written Communication: Able to read and interpret written information. Cost Consciousness: Conserves organizational resources. Diversity: Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Promotes a harassment-free environment. Ethics: Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values. Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time. Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time. Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Initiative: Asks for and offers help when needed Innovation: Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work. Judgment: Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Motivation: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles Planning/Organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Professionalism: Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions. Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity. Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly. Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and minimum of two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables. Computer Skills: No Computer skills needed. Certificates and Licenses: Class B CDL with tanker endorsement and clean driving history. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is frequently required speak, hear, sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift and or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, M/F, D/V, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, DRUG FREE WORKPLACE EMPLOYER

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