Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm



Mon - Fri: 8 am - 5 pm

Our Camden Gravel Company is looking for an articulated dump truck operator!  Employee will operate within surface mine in accordance with MSHA regulations.  When required, all field staff in this location act as laborers to maintain pit standards and required daily maintenance on pit equipment.  Operator will not operate on county or state roads, but reliable transporation to work daily is a must! Click here to apply or read more!


Work Environment:

Job sites are typically located in West Tennessee.  The work environment can include excessive heat, cold, wind, rain, and other weather related conditions.  At times, work will be conducted on uneven terrain, at heights, and near or over water.  The employee will also work around moving mechanical parts, and the noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes, such as asphalt, or airborne particles, such as dust.

Physical Demands:

A Functional Job Description is provided to applicants/employees and contains more detail on the physical requirements of the position.

Operators operate a variety of equipment and/or trucks used in construction, maintenance, and repair at safety sensitive highway and bridge construction sites.  Job duties could vary depending on the jobsite and/or location where the Operator is assigned.  New employees are required to complete Safety Orientation, EEO, and MSHA training.  All employees are required to perform all job duties in a safe manner in order to avoid injuries to themselves, other crew members, and the general public.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an operator 
  • Excellent understanding of operator techniques
  • Ability to read technical documents and drawings
  • Willingness to follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Good understanding of mathematics
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Must be able to pass drug screenings and maintain a drug free workplace
  • Must be in good physical condition and endurance and pass a pre-employment physical
  • Must be able to physically perform the essential duties and responsibilities as documented on the Functional Job Description for this position
  • Must have good vision and hearing
  • Must possess a current valid drivers’ license and have reliable transportation
  • Must be ready to learn from on-the-job training when necessary
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Essential Job Duties:

  • Skillful operation of equipment to contribute to project completion
  • Assist other crew members with various tasks as needed
  • Load and unload material
  • Ensure company equipment, material, and the site are maintained, kept relatively clean, and stored in a safe manner
  • Utilize various pieces of equipment to perform operations such as fine grading and finishing, sloping and banking, backfilling, demolition, loading, excavating, and stockpiling
  • Perform routine maintenance and safety checks of equipment
  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment, and clean, lubricate, and refill the equipment as necessary
  • Follow signals from loading crews as needed
  • Carry tools for running repairs
  • Maintain a clean and secure jobsite to eliminate safety hazards
  • Must follow safety guidelines at all times
  • Follow instructions from supervisor(s)
  • Attendance, punctuality, and reporting to supervisor is required
  • Must wear personal protective equipment (PPE) as needed and as required
  • Must attend all Tool Box Talks, ongoing safety training, and other on-the-job training
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Due to the extreme physical nature of the work, ADA accommodations may be limited.  However, the Company will review each case and make accommodations if possible.

Minorities, females, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Ford Construction Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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