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Job Description

The main function of the Milling Machine Operator is to ensure the safe, and proper operation of the Milling Machine including, but not limited to, daily maintenance and teeth replacement.


Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all Middlesex safety policies and procedures

Must be on site at scheduled start time and present for the daily huddle

Must be able to identify potential hazards and assist in maintaining a safe work environment for all Team Members

Be present for weekly toolbox talks

Maintain good health status w/ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. and flexibility to bend, push, pull, stoop and/or twist

Maintain a flexible work schedule to include day/night shift work with extended hours when necessary

Able to climb ladders maintaining a 3 point contact

Thoroughly inspect area with a metal detector prior to the start of any milling.

Able to read and understand Specifications for each project

Assist with the proper layout of project from contract drawings to ensure the highest quality and productive practices are used

Establish and maintain positive relationship with all Team Members and Supervisors

Check all mill functions and report all equipment problems to your supervisor immediately

Complete daily equipment condition report

Monitor milling operations for depth of cut, cross slope and quality of cut and communicate with Quality Control

Must know and understand how to operate milling machine automation

Must know and understand how to utilize a smart level

Operate milling machine to ensure proper cross slope, crown line, and depth of cut is achieved and meets and the surface meets the project requirements and specifications

Inform your supervisor immediately of any challenges regarding the project

Be sure assigned equipment is properly maintained and kept clean at all times

Make sure all equipment is parked in a safe area in a neat and orderly fashion and accessible to transports. Know and understand the clear zone requirements. Place Type 2 barricades if needed making sure the equipment is not a hazard

Be sure all equipment is fueled, filled with water and necessary teeth are replaced at the end of shift

Be sure to lock all compartments

Inspect the project daily, prior to departing, to ensure work is complete with the highest quality and all clean-up is complete

Report all Accidents/Incidents immediately to your supervisor and the Safety Department

Other duties as assigned


Minimum of 2 years Milling experience

Safety and quality orientated

Strong work ethic

Excellent communications skills

Organized; ability to multi-task; detail-oriented

Team Player with good interpersonal skills

The Middlesex Corporation is an “Equal Opportunity Employer—Minorities, Females, Veterans and Disabled Persons”