SWP Contracting & Paving
  • 27-Sep-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Operations
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Full Time

Excellent compensation & benefits, including medical & dental insurance, paid time off & an attractive 401K plan with employer contribution.


SWP Contracting & Paving is looking for a Construction Grade Checker, willing to travel throughout Arizona. This is a safety sensitive position that is responsible for setting grade stakes to guide earth moving equipment operators in cut & fill, sloping, excavation, and backfilling work at commercial, heavy civil, and highway projects. Experience in the use of measuring instruments and hand tools are necessary. Must also have training in marking and reading survey stakes to determine grade specifications. A qualified Grade Checker must have the ability to observe, direct and control equipment excavating activities to conform to stake references and communicate with equipment operators, supervision and management.

Grade Checkers are responsible for horizontal and vertical specified ratios from the initial excavation using rod and eye level and setting grade stakes until completion of the work. Must have the ability to assist in observing if the excavation equipment is in good running condition, the operators are working within company production and safety guidelines, as well as keeping the job site within the local jurisdiction Dust Control Standards. This job description is intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. Other duties may be assigned, and the company reserves the right to modify, interpret, and apply the job description as necessary. This job description is not a contract for employment.

Qualifications:

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • A valid driver's license with a clean driving record, preferred
  • Able to pass a drug test - SWP is a drug-free environment
  • Experience with Trimble GPS system required
  • Experience with Topcon GPS system is a plus
  • Familiar with heavy equipment
  • Commercial Construction as well as highway vehicle traffic experience
  • 3+ years' experience performing Grade Checking
  • Able to endure substantial walking, bending, stooping, lifting or working in awkward or strained positions
  • Willingness to travel throughout Arizona

Working Conditions: Rough driving, driving in heavy traffic and exposure to dust, fumes, hot weather and hazardous materials such as solvents, adhesives, paints, hot oil and other chemicals, tight work spaces along fellow employees on the ground/other equipment, other times may be the sole occupant in the yard loading equipment and must remain safe or able to call for help in a possible emergency. 10hr work days / 40hr work weeks (additional as needed-including weekends/travel time). * Subject to field verification of operator skills.

Benefits: Excellent compensation & benefits, including medical & dental insurance, paid time off & an attractive 401K plan with employer contribution.

*Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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