Fine Grade Dozer Operator

Major Role and Purpose

Operate heavy grading equipment to spread, cut, and level dirt, gravel, and stone to the job specifications.

Description of Duties

  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, local, and company safety policies and procedures
  • Grade to specifications in construction and maintenance of earthwork structures, such as highways, streets, airports, dikes, temporary roads and site developments
  • Operates equipment in successive passes over working area, observing reference stakes or hand signals of assisting workers
  • Level surface to specified grade
  • Rough grading includes highway and site shoulders, slopes and ditches
  • Ability to fine grade and cut blue tops at a productive pace
  • Operate a grader to cut and smooth sub-grade on street, highway and site paving projects
  • Use hand tools when necessary
  • Ability to oil, grease, service and make normal operating adjustments to equipment
  • Perform all other duties deemed necessary or assigned


High School Diploma preferred.

Work Experience

3+ years of heavy equipment operation experience

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Vision must be acceptable for operating equipment
  • Physical strength must be enough to climb in and out of equipment throughout the workday, and carry out tasks

Skills Required

  • GPS machine control experience preferred, not required
  • Ability to operate equipment to exact line and grade in varying ground conditions and depths.
  • Knowledge of grade setting, ability to do basic math and understand plans and blue prints
  • Knowledge of how to change cutting edges
  • Willingness to work flexible schedule including nights and weekends
  • Strong work ethic and high degree of professionalism
  • Understand visual, verbal & written directions
Hampton Roads


If you need assistance completing the online application process please contact the Human Resources department at (757) 229-2504.

About Branscome

Branscome is one of the largest heavy highway and general contracting companies in the Mid-Atlantic region. We offer our clients a full range of heavy construction services - from excavation and site work, to underground utilities, asphalt paving, ready-mix concrete, and materials supply.

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Branscome Incorporated
432 McLaws Circle
Williamsburg, VA 23185



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