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Operator - Paver
Title:Operator - Paver
Location:DuBois (PA)
Job Summary: 
Safely operate paver while communicating with dumpman and screed personnel to facilitate a consistent speed and uniform distribution of asphalt material with precise alignment of paving mat.  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, tracks, chains, sprockets and wear components to verify 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 paver in coordination with dumpman to match the material inflow to the prescribed tons per hour goal facilitating non stop paving.
* Safely operate equipment in and among live traffic.
* Communicate constantly with dumpman to monitor truck exchange, obstacles or site conditions paying special attention to overhead utilities, severe slopes that will require reducing the bed height and paving speed to maximize safety, quality and productivity.
* Perform end of day maintenance, cleanup and walk around inspection to ensure mechanical and physical condition of the unit meets manufacturer’s requirements.
* Adhere to and enforce paving safety rules.
* Set up and tear down traffic control devices as needed.
* Perform laboring assignments on crew when Paver Operator duties are complete or not required.
* Exercise proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
* Travel and arrive for starting time at various jobsite locations.
* 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:
* Paver controls, gauges, and functions. 
* Communication hand signals.
* Topcon grade and slope control system.
* Material feed system on paver.

Ability to:
* Learn and follow GOH Company policies and procedures.
* Perform basic math calculations.

* Prefer 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.

* Prefer high school diploma or equivalent.

* Previous experience operating paving equipment or heavy equipment preferred.

Required Training:
* PADOT Flagger Training
* Biannual Paving Training
* Behavior Based Safety   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 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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