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Company: Hunter Contracting
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company you can grow with? A company where you feel like part of the family and not just another employee number? Do you want to be a part of something great? Hunter Contracting Co. is a family-owned, heavy civil contracting firm serving Arizona since 1961. We are looking for good, hard-working, high-energy, self-motivating, professional individuals to grow with our project needs.

What we are proud to offer you:

+ Medical/Telemedicine

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Flexible Spending Account

+ 401K

+ Life Insurance

+ Sick and Holiday Pay

+ Health and Wellness Programs

Job Purpose: Operates self-propelled grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone to finish grade specifications in construction and maintenance of earthwork structures, such as highways, streets, dikes, temporary roads, and sub-divisions.

Roles, Duties, & Responsibilities:

+ Reads blueprints and thoroughly understands materials and proper handling of materials.

+ Operates blade to regulate elevation and angle of slopes.

+ May perform fine or rough grading.

+ Operates blade with laser leveling equipment.

+ Installs scarifies to ripper tips and related shanks.

+ Runs, maneuvers, navigates, or drives mechanized equipment.

+ Grades or redistributes earth, aggregates, or materials for the construction or repair of structures, highways, and roads.

+ Aligns machines, cutterhead, or depth gauge marker with reference stakes and guidelines on ground or positions equipment following hand signals of assistant.

+ Signals directions and warnings to coworkers.

+ Determines the kinds of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

+ Fastens attachments or accessories to equipment.

+ Turns valves to control air and water output of compressors and pumps.

+ Adjusts hand wheels, levers, and depresses pedals to drive machines and control attachments.

+ Watches gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure the machine is working properly.

+ Inspects equipment for deficiencies, such as tires, lights, brakes, fuses, and fluid levels and submits report indicating equipment condition.

+ Determines the causes of operating errors and decides what to do about it.

+ Repairs and maintains equipment.

+ Reads and interprets survey markers and stakes to meet set standards.

+ Reads and interprets engineering drawings and specifications.Adheres to all Hunter Contracting Co. safety policies, procedures, and instructions from management.

+ Performs other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.

Work Qualifications:

+ Operates machine within precision and tolerance of 100th of a foot or .008th's of an inch.

+ Practices good safety habits.

+ Follows oral directions and meets set standards.

+ Judges distances and slopes accurately.

+ Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

+ Knowledge of materials, methods, and tools involved in the construction or repair of structures, highways, or roads.

+ Knowledge of materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective construction or repair of structures, highways, and roads.

+ Takes pride in craftsmanship.

+ Works within precise standards of accuracy.

+ Prioritizes work to meet goals or deadlines.

+ Demonstrates attentive and active listening skills.

Education & Work Experience Requirements:

+ Minimum of five (5) years of experience operating a blade machine; OR,

+ Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

We do E-Verify, Background Checks and Drug Screens

Women, Minorities and Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Hunter provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Hunter complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, apprenticeship, and/or on-the-job training.

Keywords: Hunter Contracting, Gilbert , Operator, Other , Gilbert, Arizona

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