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Company: Shumaker Trucking & Excavating Contractors, Inc
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

- - -Shumaker Trucking & Excavating Contractors, Inc. -began in 1960 and was incorporated in 1982. Our primary area for construction projects is the state of Montana though, we have had many projects in other states including Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Arizona, Washington, Colorado, and Kansas. We are fully licensed and bonded. - - - Our work experience is diverse and includes: building demolition, parking lot construction, building site work, heavy highway construction, subdivision development, reclamation, tank removals, and more.

  • We have worked on a design build basis with the Montana Department of Transportation, Department of Environmental Quality, Columbia Grain, BNSF, and the DOE Run Company.
  • We have worked with the military, to complete family housing streets, storm drains, sewer and water lines, and Minuteman Missile site work and roads.
  • Our activities in the transportation sector, include mining and crushing gravel, constructing roads, railroad mainlines, spur and shuttle tracks, railroad ballast crushing, railroad emergency work and derailment cleanups, and box culvert installations.
  • We have done mine and oilfield reclamation projects, which have involved gravel crushing and contaminated soil removal, landfarming and treatment.
  • Our work with the U. S. Forest Service includes rip rap production and installation, riverbank, and streamside reconstruction.
  • Our wastewater and garbage projects have included building landfill cells, sewage lagoons and linings, and contaminated soil landfarming and treatment. - - -During the height of the construction season, we employ sixty people with approximately thirty-five with us full time all year long. We have a full time Safety Officer, Project Superintendents, and hire extras for specific projects as contracts necessitate.General Application Information:Shumaker Trucking & Excavating Contractors, Inc. -is an Equal Opportunity Employer & a member of the Montana Contractors Association. - - - - Please Note: This Job Description is not designed to cover or have a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. - -Duties, responsibilities, or activities. Job descriptions may change at any time with or without notice. - - - - - In compliance with Federal and State equal employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants will be considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other protected group status.By completing & sending this online application. - - - - You will authorize -Shumaker Trucking & Excavating Contractors, Inc. -to make such investigations and inquiries of my personal, employment, financial or medical history and other related matters as may be necessary in arriving at an employment decision. (Inquiries regarding medical history will be made only if and after a conditional offer of employment has been extended). - You will hereby release employers, schools, health care providers and other persons from all liability in responding to inquiries and releasing information in connection with my application. - - - - In case of employment, you understand that false or misleading information given in my application or interview(s) may result in discharge. You understand, also, that I am required to abide by all rules and regulations of Shumaker Trucking & Excavating Contractors, Inc. - - - - You understand that information you provide regarding current and/or previous employers may be used, and those employer(s) will be contacted, for the purpose of investigating my safety performance history as required by 49 CFR 391.23(d) and (e). You understand that you have the right to:
    • Review information provided by earlier employers.
    • Have a rebuttal statement attached to the alleged erroneous information, if the previous employer(s) and you do not agree on the accuracy of the information provided. -Instructions for Application: - - -Online Application: -Please complete your application in one session. If you do not finish completely, and you close the application window, your information will -not be saved, and you will need to start over.If you wish to fill out an application form in person, please come to our office in Great Falls at 3501 Old Havre Highway and a request application.To complete your application, you will need the following information:Work History for the past 3 years - - - - For each employer you will need
      • Start Date
      • Finish Date
      • Employer Name
      • Employer Address
      • Employer Phone Number
      • Your Position
      • Your Duties
      • Your Reason for LeavingWork or Personal ReferencesHeavy Equipment Operating Experience.Education or CertificatesPre-Employment Driver Requirements
        • Completed Job Application (Online or in Person)
        • Must have a Current Class A CDL
        • Must have A Current Medical Card.
        • Required Endorsements (Doubles/Triples)
        • Preferred Additional Endorsements (Tank or Hazardous Materials)
        • Must pass a Drug Screen as Required by U.S. Dept of Transportation (Results must be negative)
        • Supply consent to company for review of clearinghouse records.
        • Must maintain a satisfactory driving record and provide consent to company for review of driving record(s).
        • Must pass three-year DOT safety background check.
        • Must pass pre-trip exam and road test to show proficiency operating required equipment. -Job Description:Job Summary:The Heavy Equipment Operator III will perform highly complex and difficult construction and maintenance activities by operating a variety of heavy equipment.Supervisory Responsibilities: - - - - - --- May direct and supervise the work of other laborers and equipment operators as necessary to aid in safe and efficient completion - - - - - - - -of tasks requiring heavy equipment use.Duties/Responsibilities:
          • -Operates a variety of heavy equipment such as a derrick, pile driver, concrete paver, crane, shovel, and dragline to accomplish difficult or highly complex tasks. - -
          • -Prior to operating equipment, conducts routine inspections to identify needed maintenance or repairs.
          • -Monitors gauges and other indicators to ensure safe operation.
          • -Performs or requests necessary repairs and adjustments to equipment.
          • Assists with repairs as needed.
          • Adheres to all safety rules, guidelines, and codes.
          • Maintains records of time worked and materials used.
          • Performs other related duties as assigned. -Required Skills/Abilities: -
            • Thorough understanding of practices involved in the use of various types of heavy equipment.
            • Thorough understanding of maintenance and basic repairs associated with heavy equipment.
            • Thorough understanding of safety rules and ability to safely operate machinery. - -
            • Superior skill operating assigned equipment safely and efficiently. - -Education and Experience:
              • High school diploma or equivalent, with at least three years of experience operating construction equipment at Heavy Equipment Operator II level with demonstrated ability to perform finish-grade work; OR
              • Some high school education or equivalent with at least four years of experience operating construction equipment at Heavy Equipment Operator II level with demonstrated ability to perform finish-grade work;
              • OR any equivalent combination of training and experience. - -
              • Valid driver's license.Physical Requirements: -
                • Must be able to physically operate heavy equipment.
                • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, and stand to operate and repair heavy equipment.
                • Must be able to work in all types of weather, including extremely hot and extremely cold temperatures. - -
                • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at time

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