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The Caton Companies

Raleigh , NC
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Equipment Operator and General Laborer

The Caton Companies
Raleigh, NC Full-time
Posted on March 17, 2019

The Caton Companies® is the holding company for:

  • Management Services Corporation (MSC), is a property management firm with over 5,000 units in nine markets across Virginia and in North Carolina.
  • CMS, Inc., is a commercial general contracting firm operating in Virginia.
  • Fielder’s Choice Enterprises, Inc. (FCE), is a heavy civil construction company performing public contracts in Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Manufactured Housing Enterprises, Inc. (MHE), manages manufactured home communities in Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Park Lane Finance Solutions, LLC, is a licensed home mortgage lender in manufactured home communities in seven states.
  • DLB Enterprises, is a heavy civil construction company performing public contracts in Virginia and North Carolina.
  • Wagner Construction, is a heavy civil construction company performing private contracts in Virginia.
  • Maple Tree Finance, is a firm offering financing for rental consumer personal property in Virginia.
  • Safety United, is a safety consulting specializing in training and a proactive safety approach.

Title: Equipment Operator

Summary/Objective 

The heavy equipment operator operates a variety of contractor equipment and properly maintains the equipment on a daily basis.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Works with and assists in digging ditches and trenches, hoisting material, tools, equipment, and any related work with a backhoe, road grater or front-end loader.
  2. Performs routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or repairs to the supervisor.
  3. Plows snow and salts roads according to departmental policy.
  4. Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday – Friday – 48 hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

Travel/ Driving

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Driver’s license is required.

Required Education and Experience

    1. High school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Four years’ experience involving the use of medium and heavy equipment, two of which must have been related to utility or street systems.

Title: General Laborer

Summary/Objective 

The General Laborer works with their hands in a variety of construction work. Some of their tasks include digging holes, ditches, and trenches; mixing concrete. They help to build and maintain infrastructure such as roads and highways. They also set up and cleanup work sites. Construction laborers work in a variety of settings outdoors and may also experience production halts due to dangerous weather.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform tasks involving physical labor at many different types of construction projects.
  • May operate hand and power tools of all types.
  • Load and unload equipment, clear work areas, and bring materials to workers with specific skills.
  • Clean and prepare constructionsites by removing debris and possible hazards.
  • Load or unload building materials to be used in construction.
  • Build or take apart bracing, scaffolding, and temporary structures.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday – Friday – 48 hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Friday.

May require longer hours and weekend work.

Travel/ Driving

Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected.

Driver’s license is required.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

DLB has multiple projects and is hiring immediately. Employment is conditional on satisfactorily completing all pre-employment requirements. Starting wages depend skills and experience. The Caton Companies offer vacation, 401(k) retirement plan, excellent medical/dental coverage, as well as other benefits.

To learn more about the Caton Companies and to apply, visit www.catoncompanies.com or call (276) 728-2137. English is a VDOT requirement.

DLB is an Equal Opportunity Employer