Job: General Equipment Operator

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Job Description

Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator proficient in site preparation and management and the operation of various construction and excavation machinery. Skilled in bulk excavation and civil construction, equipment safety assessment and maintenance, and finish grade dozing.

  • Perform start-up checklists
  • Operate at least 4 of the following efficiently:  loader, scraper, skip, water pull, backhoe, dozer, bobcat, water truck
  • Operate equipment in a safe and non-abusive manner
  • Understand grade stakes
  • Watch & report wear items early enough so they can be repaired in a scheduled manner:  cutting edges, teeth, hoses, etc.
  • Keep equipment clean & free of trash, excess dirt & non-job related items.  Keep windows clean.
  • Evaluate equipment safety and ensure there is no equipment abuse.
  • Always comply with all company work & safety policies.

Skills / Requirements

This position requires the ability to do following on a regular / repeated basis without restriction or sustaining injury:

  • Lift and carry 50 (+ -) pounds. 
  • Work hours as required by the job including early morning, late evening and weekend hours.  
  • Hearing appropriate for related tasks. 
  • Twist from side to side. 
  • Push, pull and carry heavy objects. 
  • Push, pull and carry objects of unique size and shape. 
  • Carry small to mid size tools. 
  • Stand for long time periods. 
  • Work without limitations in extremely hot conditions. 
  • Bending over to pick up small – mid size/weight objects.  
  • Work in a dusty environment. 
  • Climb into truck and climb ladders on truck
  • Work in field environment.  Exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions, vibration and/or loud noise