Grade Checker – Grading, Excavating and Demolition at Elite Earthworks and Engineering

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Employer: Elite Earthworks and Engineering – Field Operations

Expires: 08/31/2020

PLEASE BE SURE TO APPLY THROUGH OUR BAMBOO HR LINK, APPLICATIONS ON HANDSHAKE MAY NOT BE EVALUATED IN A TIMELY MANNER OR MAY BE DECLINED WITHOUT REVIEW.Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:Elite Earthworks and Engineering (EEE) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: EEE is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at EEE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. EEE will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. EEE encourages applicants of all ages.Basic Functions:The function of a Grade Checker is to monitor equipment operators and laborers on the job site to ensure work is being completed according to plans. S/he assists the foreman in developing strategies to improve efficiency and productivity.Qualifications:Good time management skills.Ability to work independently.Able to read stakes.Proper job site attire, including safety boots and vest, gloves, coveralls, etc.Proficient in use of laser levels.Hand tools including shovel, hatchet and/or hammer, folding ruler pick, sledge hammer, 25 foot tape measure, and banjo.Tool belt and hand tools including hand level, stopwatch/timer, and 100 foot tape measure.2 years of field experience in the industry.Bachelors degree in civil engineering, project management, construction management, or operations management is preferred. Other degree concentrations may be considered. A college degree is not required for this position with the proper substitution of experience. Reporting RelationshipThe Grade Checker reports to the Foreman.The Operator 1, Operator 2, Laborer 1, and Laborer 2 report to the Grade Checker.AuthoritiesThe following are principal authorities granted to the Grade Checker:Exercise the responsibilities and perform the duties of this position. This includes full decision-making authority for all responsibilities and/or duties.Set authority levels for direct reports (as long as authorities do not exceed your level).ResponsibilitiesComply with all applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations.Conduct all activities in compliance with the Elite code of conduct.Create a positive work environment and attitude building supportive moraleDocument “lessons learned” and share with other employees, as appropriate.Enforce and adhere to ethical business practices.Enforce and adhere to the codes of the company’s Mission Statement.Identify any issues to superior (document if possible).Perform other duties as directed by the Grade Checker.Report and correct unsafe working conditions.Assist with interviewing and testing new employees as required.Make recommendations for process improvements.Assist in pipe laying operation.Assist with, or execute, minor equipment repairs, including hoses, filters, fluid changes, cutting edges, etc.Inspect all equipment for breakdowns.Maintain all tools, repairing or replacing tools as required.Read and understand stakes.Report all equipment problems to supervisor.Use all equipment properly and ensure safe work habits.Take advantage of opportunities to promote Elite in order to generate interest in the company.Identify any issues to superior (document if possible).Perform other duties as directed by the Grade Checker.Report and correct unsafe working conditions.Make recommendations for process improvements.Assist in pipe laying operation.Inspect all equipment for breakdowns.Maintain all tools, repairing or replacing tools as required.Read and understand stakes.