Grader Operator / Foreman – Tampa Area

Job Description

The Grader Operator/Foreman requires knowledge of all grade operations and equipment with specific emphasis on operating a motor grader. He is responsible for the supervision of a grade crew, maintain daily quantity log and order materials.

Preferred: High School Graduate and minimum of five years’ experience managing grading operation. 


  • Hands on motivated leader for crew.
  • Demonstrate an ability to organize, control and manage all areas of the grading operation.
  • Knowledge of materials, equipment, methods and techniques used in road construction.
  • Knowledge of possible defects and faults in work and of stages where such faults and defects are most readily ascertained.
  • Ability to understand and interpret terms and specifications of contracts.
  • Ability to conduct effective paving inspections for compliance.
  • Ability to calculate figures and mathematical concepts.
  • Understanding of DOT and site projects.
  • Understand work orders and recognize discrepancies.

Note: The following duties are descriptive and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. Major duties include the following:

  • Insure job meets all standards and specifications.
  • Insure job is performed following Ajax’s policies and procedures.
  • Train crew in specific duties to be performed.
  • Read plans and recognize discrepancies.
  • Insure safe working conditions for crew.
  • Properly maintain equipment.
  • Insure effective communication between employees and supervisors.
  • Perform tasks properly and in a timely manner.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.
  • Maintain records as required for grading operation.

Ajax offers a highly competitive pay and has excellent benefits; comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k) with discretionary employer match, life insurance, voluntary supplemental life insurance, flexible spending accounts, health and wellness program, direct deposit, referral bonuses, paid vacation and holidays. 

Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer / Must be drug-free and nicotine-free / Minorities & females are encouraged to apply. Background verified, pre-employment physical, nicotine & drug testing.