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Grade Checker

Company: Fisher Industries
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Fisher Industries is a family of businesses that encompass all aspects of the aggregate production and heavy civil construction industries. Our unique, vertically-integrated business model allows us to handle small projects, large scale operations, and every tough job in between. Our goal is to provide reliable products and sustainable solutions for innovative global infrastructure. For additional information about our company, visit our website at .

Position Scope

The Grade Checker is responsible for safely setting grade stakes to guide earth moving equipment operators in sloping highways and fill embankments, using measuring instruments and hand tools.

TRAVEL is required.

  • Reads and understands survey stakes, blueprints, sketches, and drawings to determine grade specifications required for fill, sloping or excavation operations.
  • Reads, measures, and sets grade stakes, along highway right-of-way to determine grade specifications in sloping highways and fill embankments utilizing survey and/or measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Measures horizontally and vertically, in specified ratio, from survey stake to juncture of embankment and initial excavation, utilizing survey and/or measuring instruments, GPS equipment, hand tools, and eye level.
  • Observe excavating activities to verify conformance to stake references and notify equipment operators and supervision of deviations.
  • Inspect, clean, and maintain tools, equipment, and machinery.
  • Perform job site clean-up and maintain job site free of hazards.
  • May perform traffic control, including flagging.
  • May perform a variety of physical tasks including but not limited to operating equipment and machinery.
  • Perform other duties as required. Background
    • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent years of experience, preferred.
    • (1) year of grade checking experience, preferred. Grade or pave experience with understanding of grading, drainage, survey staking, preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to work, day, swing, and nights shifts (occasionally extended hours).
    • Ability to work in constant exposure to outside elements, in all weather conditions.
    • Ability to work in safety sensitive construction setting, including exposure to moving machinery and heavy equipment.
    • Ability to work collaborative with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment.
    • Ability to squat, crawl, and work in awkward positions/confined spaces. Physical Demands
      • Physical dexterity, stamina, and excellent hand-eye coordination with ability to grasp, assemble and lift objects, stand, sit, and walk for extended periods over uneven surfaces, squat, bank, climb ladders onto equipment or other objects.
      • Lifting, pushing, pulling of heavy items weighing up to 50 lbs. or more.
        Fisher Industries is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and an Equal Opportunity Employer of Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

        Pre-employment physical and drug testing are required.

        If you require an accommodation to submit an application, please email or call 701-###-#### and ask for the HR Department to request an accommodation. This email is only to request an accommodation to the application process and is not an email to inquire about the status of your application.

Keywords: Fisher Industries, Salt Lake City , Grade Checker, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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