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Heavy Equipment Operator

Brief Description:

We are seeking an experienced and safety-oriented heavy equipment operator to join our team and safely and efficiently operate a variety of equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate various pieces of large equipment in accordance with company procedures and safety regulations
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment by performing regular checks on their functionality
  • Document regular maintenance checks to maintain adequate records of equipment performance
  • Provide preventative maintenance to ensure equipment is safe and operating properly
  • Regularly clean equipment to preserve its quality and functionality
  • Perform minor repairs on equipment issues
  • Report needs for larger repairs to the appropriate parties
  • Abide by all local, state, and federal regulations, as well as all company safety procedures
  • Commit to the overall safety of the work environment by always taking extra precautions to work with the utmost care and consideration

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience working with heavy equipment
  • Possession of a valid class D driver’s license, or willingness to obtain a Class D Drivers License.
  • Knowledge of proper operation of heavy equipment as well as safety standards
  • Ability to maintain, inspect, clean, and occasionally repair pieces of heavy equipment
  • Keen attention to detail and situational awareness to maintain the safety of the work environment
  • Strong work ethic and physical ability to lift 50+ pounds
  • Sit for long periods while Operating equipment
  • Practice safety at all times including driving of company vehicles or use of equipment.
  • Use PPE while on jobsite e.g. hard hat safety glasses, ear protection, high visibility vest, steel toe boots, pants, and gloves.
  • Take initiative and anticipate what needs to be done. Shown abilities and willingness to learn and understand your role on the team.
  • Help keep trucks clean inside and out. Turn in bi-monthly vehicle inspection report to foreman and inform foreman of any problems that need immediate attention.
  • Help maintain inventory of truck, jobsite stock and needs
  • Turn in any receipts to foreman immediately after purchasing parts, materials, and fuel
  • Report injury or accident to foreman immediately.