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Company

Payne and Dolan, Inc.

Location

Madison, WI

Job Type

Seasonal

Salary

Union Scale - Hourly

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Asphalt Plant Helper

Payne and Dolan, Inc. | Madison, WI
Seasonal | Union Scale - Hourly

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Payne & Dolan, a Walbec Group Company

Madison, WI

Position Summary: Under the direction of the Asphalt Plant Manager, the Asphalt Plant Helper is responsible for assisting with a variety of semi-skilled duties around the asphalt plants.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Clean up around plant including shoveling and skid steer operation
  • Maintenance and shoveling on top of silos
  • Confined space entering and monitoring
  • Cutting, fabricating, welding
  • Carrying tools & supplies
  • Load out of trucks for material distribution (computer operations)
  • Climbing in trucks for periodic sampling and verifying temperatures
  • Quality assurance monitoring on site
  • Assist with repairs as needed
  • Assist operators in their daily requirements
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work site

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Successfully pass aptitude tests
  • Requires climbing ability to clean, maintain and repair all levels of the asphalt plant
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs
  • Valid Driver's License and considered insurable by insurance standards

Additional Notes:

Must have reliable transportation and show up to work on time every scheduled day. Must be willing to travel to any and all job sites without exception. The ability to work varied hours including nights, early mornings, and weekends as needed.

Physical Requirements: The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Task

Critical

Frequency

Intensity

Comments

Climbing

B

1

1

Going up and down ladders, stairs, and ramps. Using of feet and legs, and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized

Balancing

A

5

1

Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces

Stooping

A

3

1

Bending body downward and forward by bending at the waist. This task is important if it occurs a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles

Kneeling

A

3

2

Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees

Crouching

A

3

2

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine

Crawling

B

1

1

Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet

Pulling/Pushing

A

4

3

Using upper arms and shoulders to exert force in order to draw, drag, or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Lifting

A

2

3

Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back.

Fingering

A

2

1

Picking, pinching, typing, keyboarding, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather then whole hand or arms as in handling

Grasping

A

5

2

Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palms

Feeling

A

5

2

Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature, or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

Reaching

A

5

3

Raising arms from a lower to a higher position in all planes and directions, to conduct task. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the substantial use of the upper arms, shoulders, and back muscles.

Standing

A

4

2

To support one self on the feet in an erect position

Walking

A

2

2

To move along on foot: advance by steps.

Handling

A

5

3

Using of hands to grasp, lift and use tools and material

Sitting

B

1

1

To rest on the buttocks or haunches, while using upper extremities.

Critical How important is the item to completion of assigned responsibilities A = essential to the job B = required, but not essential C = not required Frequency How often does the job require the employee to demonstrate the task 1 = less then 10% of time 2 = from 11 25 % of time 3 = from 26 50 % of time 4 = from 51 75 % of time 5 = from 75 100 % of time Intensity Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling of weight to the completion of assigned responsibilities 1 = less then 10 lbs. 2 = from 10 24 lbs. 3 = from 25 49 lbs. 4 = from 50 74 lbs. 5 = from 74 99 lbs. 6 = from 100 lbs. and up

Environmental Requirements: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.

  • Be able to tolerate variable weather conditions from extreme heat to cold
  • Work in a dirty and dusty environment
  • Be able to walk and/or stand for extended time (up to an entire day's shift)
  • Be able to comprehend, understand and follow policies, procedures and safety requirements
  • Have the ability to hear and see to the level of accomplishment for above requirements

Additional Notes: May require working long hours, weekends and nights. May require traveling to sites up to 1.5 hours one way to work.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and it is our practice to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants. In addition, it is the policy of the Company to comply with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality in which the Company has employees.



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