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Croell Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator in New Hampton, Iowa

Company Overview:

Croell, Inc. is a privately-held regional construction company with over 100 multi-state locations. We are a major producer of concrete and asphalt road construction in the Midwest and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action (AA) employer!

Position Overview:

The Heavy Equipment Operator will be responsible for operating a full range of heavy equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator is a full time, seasonal position, requires regular travel and overtime with occasional weekends through peak season. This position reports to the Foreman and has no supervisory responsibility.

General Duties and Functions:

  • Be prompt and timely for all assigned shifts, schedules and projects

  • Be aware of and familiar with the Company Handbook and abide by the employment policies and regulations

  • Ensure equipment preventative maintenance is performed timely, thoroughly and correctly at all times

  • Teach, coach and work with team in a constructive manner

  • Consistently keep equipment clean and organized to promote professionalism, safety and efficiency

  • Actively participate in any recommended or mandatory trainings

  • Make safety the main priority while working on equipment

  • Ensure all equipment in operation meets or exceeds all DOT standards

  • Company Redi-Mix training and additional training required

  • Maintain a positive working relationship with co-workers and management

  • Additional duties as assigned by management, as this job description is non-exhaustive

  • Willingness to perform duties outside normal scope of work (i.e. work in poor weather conditions or outside normal hours)

    Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Operate a full range of heavy equipment (i.e. skid steer loader, motor grader, backhoe, compact roller, front end loader, shoulder machine, concrete paver, concrete belt placer, concrete cure and texture machine, etc.)

  • Operate and maintain other equipment as needed

  • Perform inspections and maintenance of equipment such as greasing, checking oil, water and tires/tracks

  • Perform physical duties pertaining to grade prep and/or concrete work (i.e. shovel, sledgehammer, rake, etc.)

  • Follow, enforce and promote all company safety and quality requirements at all times

  • Follow direction of supervisors

  • Work as a team

  • Cross-train with applicable positions

    Position Requirements:

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment work screen

  • Must be able to pass a drug test

  • Consent to authorization of a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record request

  • Class B CDL

  • Basic mechanical skills

  • One to three years of experience in heavy equipment

  • Must be able to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines

  • Prompt and dependable attendance

  • Knowledge of road construction materials, processes and industry requirements

  • General computer knowledge

  • Work in all weather conditions

  • Possess excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

    Preferred Skills and Knowledge:

  • Fabrication skills

  • License greater than a Class B CDL

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical requirements to successfully perform the job functions are:

  • Ability to reach below/at/above shoulders

  • Pushing/Pulling

  • Twisting/Bending

  • Sitting/Standing/Balancing

  • Operate hand and foot controls

  • Simple/Firm grasping

  • Ability to carry over 50 pounds

  • Ability to lift/lower over 50 pounds

  • Squatting/Stooping/Crouching

  • Kneeling/Crawling

  • Gross manipulation (pinching)

    Croell, Inc. Benefit Offerings:

  • Salary Range: $19-$21 per hour (Based on experience, location, etc.)

  • Health – Dental – Vision Insurance

  • Company paid Life Insurance

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Company Paid Short Term Disability

  • Voluntary Long Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • 401K with Company Match

  • Bereavement Pay

  • Potential for Advancement