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Operator - Shuttle Buggy
Summary
Title:Operator - Shuttle Buggy
ID:2318
Location:Montoursville (PA)
Description
Job Summary:
Safely operate shuttle buggy per manufacturer’s operations training to receive hot mix asphalt from dump trucks and transfer it into the paver hopper/ hopper insert in a continuous flow to facilitate non stop paving.  Perform daily machine inspection and maintenance as per manufacturer’s guidelines.  This hourly, non exempt position will work with direct and indirect supervision.

Essential Functions:
* Perform machine walk around inspection daily, checking fluid levels, hoses, tires, chains/sprockets/wear components to verify the machine is capable of performing safely and productively.
* Report equipment deficiencies to Foreman via squawk sheet.
* Perform pre shift component check to verify all systems are functioning properly.
* Operate the shuttle buggy in coordination with the dumpman and Paver Operator to match the material inflow, on board storage and material discharge to the paver to meet the prescribed tons per hour goal, facilitating non stop paving.
* Safely operate equipment in and among live traffic.
* Maintain constant radio communication with the dumpman and Paver Operator to monitor paving speed, truck exchange, obstacles or site conditions to maximize safety, quality and productivity.
* Operate the shuttle buggy to perform off set paving operations ensuring buggy is on solid/stable ground with minimal slope to eliminate roll over possibility.
* Perform end of day maintenance, cleanup and walk around inspection to ensure mechanical and physical condition of unit meets manufacturer’s requirements.
* Adhere to, convey and enforce shuttle buggy safety rules.
* Perform laboring assignment on crew when shuttle buggy duties are complete or not required.
* Frequently drive and/ or travel long distances to various work locations. 
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Frequently work more than 40 hours per week and non traditional hours including night shift, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays.
* Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.

Knowledge of:
* Mechanical skills for machine maintenance.
* Communication hand signals.

Ability to:
* Learn and follow GOH Company policies and procedures.

Qualifications: 
* Must have a valid driver’s license for the state in which you reside with acceptable driving record per company minimum standards for drivers.
* Must successfully complete PennDOT Flagger Training Course.

Education: 
* Prefer high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience: 
* Previous experience operating paving equipment or heavy equipment preferred.

Required Training:
* PADOT Flagger Training
* Biannual Paving Training 
* Behavior Based Training   Tool Box Talk

Physical Requirements:
* Ability to lift up to 50 pounds consistently.
* Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

* Ability to work in a field environment with exposure to dust, inclement weather conditions, extreme heat, noise and vibrations.
* Ability to physically climb on and off equipment safely.
* Ability to wear required personal protective equipment.
* Ability to walk and work on uneven terrain.


This is a safety sensitive position.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.
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