Job Title
Heavy Equipment Operator - Construction
Date Posted
11/16/2020
Job Type
Full-Time Regular
Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator - Construction


We are searching for a skilled Heavy Equipment Operator. The Heavy Equipment Operator's duties include preparing and manipulating a heavy equipment to begin utility construction and ensure the appropriate movement of materials, and liaising with coworkers to ensure that the projects are completed accurately. Prior experience and/or documented certification for mini-excavator, backhoe, skid steer, trencher, all terrain forklift is required. You will be required to conduct your duties in a safe, diligent manner at all times. Experience operating a trencher is required. OSHA 10 experience and/or training are also required. This is a 2-year long contract. Applicants must be able to pass a background check and drug screen in order to obtain an airport badge.

Heavy Equipment Operator Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing equipment to begin utility construction
  • Maneuvering motorized heavy equipment to ensure the accurate removal and placement of materials.
  • Loading and offloading rocks, debris, and other materials from heavy equipment.
  • Observing stipulated safety codes at all times.
  • Communicating with coworkers to elucidate project specifications, as needed.
  • Reporting injuries and other accidents to the line manager.
  • Advising the line manager of requisite upgrades, repairs, and replacements.
  • Aiding coworkers to ensure that the site is clean and organized at the end of each shift.
  • Providing suggestions to refine workflow and boost efficiency.

Heavy Equipment Operator Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience and documented certification for mini-excavator, backhoe, skid steer, trencher, all terrain forklift is required.
  • OSHA 10 experience and/or training is required.
  • Ability to work extended hours including weekends, as required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • A sound understanding of pertinent safety guidelines.
  • Capacity to provide and follow direction.
  • Sharp decision-making skills, particularly when under pressure.
  • Ability to work 10 hour days and weekends, overtime.
Please send resumes to rwhite@summerfield.net detailing your experience.