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Interstate Highway Construction Finish Blade Operator-Denver Division in Denver, Colorado

General Info

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Denver Division – operating primarily in Colorado

Minimum Years of Experience Required: 1+ Years

Willing to Travel

Must be Authorized to Work in the US

Company Info

IHC is a nationally known, full-service heavy-civil contractor, specializing in building highways, airfields, streets and local roads, parking lots, industrial pavements, and water resource projects. In business for over 70 years, IHC’s primary market areas include the Rocky Mountain, Midwest, and Southwest regions of the United States. A leader in concrete paving innovation and quality, IHC currently ranks in the Top 400 ENR Contractors and employs over 350 employees annually.

Job Description

Looking for production oriented Finished Blade operators capable of safely operating motograder while working around ground crews. Knowledge of fine grading operations utilizing GPS/Robotic Machine controls is required. Must have experience cutting grade to within +/- 0.04’ and be able to monitor equipment operation and identify malfunctions. Will be responsible for machine cleanliness and minor routine maintenance of your assigned piece of equipment. Perform other duties as assigned.

Applicant will be job assigned in Denver but also must be able and willing to work on remote projects in Colorado if required; work under very rigorous conditions – long hours and 6 to 7 days a week at times. Good communication skills are required and an ability to focus on tasks at hand, be a self-motivator, and to work well with others. Base hourly wage and Davis Bacon classification will be established and/or negotiated commensurate with specific experience and qualifications. Applicant must be at least 18 years old.

This is outside work in all types of environments, weather conditions, and all seasons. Due to the nature of the position, regular and timely attendance is essential and must conform to the company's hours of operation. Construction background required, prefer paving or heavy/highway construction experience. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

  • Valid ID, background check, and drug screening are required for all applicants.


A comprehensive benefits package is provided to meet the needs of our employees at an affordable cost. IHC pays the entire cost for some benefits and others require employee cost-sharing.

  • Medical

  • Dental (Class I & II)

  • Company-paid Life Insurance and AD&D

  • Hourly Travel Incentive plans

  • Retirement Plan Contribution

  • Employee Assistance Plan

  • Employee Recognition plans (based on years of service)

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