Posted 2 months ago

Company: Boggs Contracting, Inc.

Job Title: Roller Operator

Location(s): Myrtle Beach, SC;  Dillon, SC;  Marion, SC;  Fairmont, NC

Reports To: Job Foreman

Summary: Requires the operation of self-propelled steel-wheeled, rubber-tired, segmented, or other type of roller to compact earth, subgrade, sub-base and asphalt surfaces for road construction.The job requirements are to distribute, breakdown, compress, and give a finished surface to cooling asphalt.  The first stage breaks down the asphalt mix with the breakdown roller.  The second stage compresses it with a rubber tired roller and the final finish is given by the finish roller.  Roller operators may also be required to compact earth fills, sub grades, and flexible bases.

Requirements: At least 1-2 years of experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.  

  • Drives machine in successive overlapping passes over surfaces to be compacted, rolling subgrade and asphalt to desired compaction and smoothness.
  • Requires use of hand tampers and/or plate tampers over areas not accessible to road rollers.
  • Follows a predetermined roller pattern.
  • Aware of mix temperature and rolls within specified rolling temperature zones.
  • Understands how to properly roll joints both transverse and longitudinal.
  • Uses the water system properly to not pick up or waste water.
  • Understands how to make smooth stops and starts.
  • Routinely performs maintenance and minor repairs on rollers.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: Interpersonal – Listens to others without interrupting; remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things. Teamwork – Contributes to building a positive team spirit. Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; promotes a harassment-free environment. Ethics – Treats people with respect. Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures. Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time. Dependability – Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Initiative – Volunteers readily. Quantity – Meets productivity standards. 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); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability: 

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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 wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather). The employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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 must regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds, frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply including women and minorities.

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