The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner. Heavy equipment may include excavators, front-end loaders, dozers, graders and other pieces of equipment.
Physically strenuous and demanding job, including lifting, pulling and managing heavy objects.
Work is performed outside in all weather conditions
Willingness and ability to travel out of town to perform work as necessary.
Must provide own steel toe boots.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
Knowledge of and ability to operate a variety of pieces of heavy equipment in a safe manner
Knowledge of road construction and maintenance techniques
Ability to read and write to complete and maintain daily operating and safety records
Knowledge of safety rules, instructions and policies.
Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
Strong verbal and listening communication skills
Time management skills
Must demonstrate the following personal attributes: honest and trustworthy, respectful, flexible, and have sound work ethics.
Responsibilities and Duties
Operate heavy equipment in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.
Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
Clean heavy equipment as scheduled and/or required.
Ensure heavy equipment is safely and securely stored
Advise the Mechanics of any requirements for maintenance or repairs
Participate in routine maintenance
Perform general errands as assigned by the on-site Supervisor
Perform other related duties as assigned
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Seasonal
Salary: $28.00-$32.00 per hour
Extended health care
12 hour shift
excavator operating: 5 years (preferred)
grading: 5 years (preferred)
dozer operating: 5 years (preferred)
loader operating: 5 years (preferred)
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