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Job Title:  Operator, Bulldozer

Site/Location:  Zachry Construction Corp

Gaffney, SC, US

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Job Description: 

About the Company

Extraordinary commitment runs deep at Zachry. Here, dedicated men and women have the opportunity to work on challenging projects alongside those who value innovation and support team efforts in all our endeavors. We take care of our team members as family, within a culture of service where we do the right thing because it is the right thing to do. Our core values are at the center of every decision we make:


Every Person Matters


Together We Can Do Great Things


This Is More Than a Job

Job Summary

The Dozer Operator will operate the tractor and blade to level the soil, move rock and debris to other locations on the job site, and scoop out the soil. The position is located in Gaffney, SC.

Essential Functions

  • Equipment operation under the direction of the supervisor
  • Follow all required company and general safety rules, policies, and guidelines
  • Level the soil, move rock and debris to other locations on the job site, and scoop out soil
  • Perform excavation of lime, flex base, and general sub-grade operations
  • Recognize hazardous conditions and report to supervisor
  • Workdays, nights, and weekends as required
  • Communicate with others using verbal and non-verbal hand signals while operating equipment
  • Perform other construction related duties as assigned by the supervisor

This job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this position. The job summary is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position

Required Skills and Experience

  • 3 plus years’ dozer experience on heavy highway road construction projects
  • Previous experience with grade control systems preferred
  • Knowledge of finishing roadways
  • Physical ability to perform assigned labor-related tasks (climbing ladders, climbing in and out of ditches, prolonged physical exertions, including standing. reaching, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying)
  • Physical ability to work in various conditions with exposure to weather elements
  • Basic knowledge of operating hand and power tools (hammers, sledgehammers, pry bars, screwdrivers, etc.)
  • Provide own hand tools, hammer, pouch, level, 8” crescent wrench, tape measure, etc. a plus
  • Knowledge of how to properly read and understand construction plans, sketches, and blueprints
  • Flexibility to workdays, nights, and weekends as needed
  • Valid driver license