Equipment Operator - APC Southern - Penrose, CO

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Job ID: 492211

APC Construction, a CRH Company, specializes in aggregate mining, asphalt paving, construction material supply and complete civil construction. APC and its valued employees are recognized for their dedication to quality work, workforce development, and compliance to stringent safety standards, integrity and innovation. APC has always thought of its staff as family and provides competitive wages, salaries and excellent benefits!

Position Overview

Operates and maintains various types of earth moving, paving and general construction equipment.

Wage Range: $26 - $32 per hour, based on experience.

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Reads and sets elevations and grades.
  • Distinguishes between properties, types and moisture content of soils.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and inspections.
  • Operates various types of ditching, trenching, hoisting, earth-moving, and miscellaneous construction equipment (or asphalt and concrete paving machines and equipment).
  • Starts, warms up, checks controls and shuts down machines.
  • Performs pre-and post-operational inspections.


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, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disability to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred.
  • Previous operating experience is preferred.
  • Valid Drivers License is required.
  • Valid commercial driver license (CDL) with endorsement is preferred but not required.

Work Requirements
  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Report to the office dressed appropriately and ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work independently within in a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required (more than75% of the time).

Knowledge/Skill Requirements
  • Knowledge of the safe and efficient use of hand and power tools.
  • Knowledge of the working mechanics of diesel and gas engines, hydraulics and electrical functions of construction equipment.
  • Knowledge of welding processes. Understanding of the hazards of chemicals including materials such as oils, antifreeze, asphalt, cement, solvents, and battery acids.
  • Basic reading, writing and simple math skills. Regular and punctual attendance required.

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.

  • Requires full range of body motion including and operating levers or controls, manual dexterity and eye hand coordination.
  • Requires use of foot-controlled pedals and sitting for extensive periods of time. Occasionally requires lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling items weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Sometimes requires working at heights.
  • Requires correct vision and hearing within normal range.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions.
  • This is a safety sensitive position.

Work Environment
  • Frequent exposure to rain, sleet, snow, dust, mud, heat, cold, noise and other conditions common to a construction site.

What CRH Offers You
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

APC Construction, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: May 25, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs
Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Hydraulics, Electrical, Supply, Welding, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations

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