Position: Heavy Equipment Operator

Position Summary:

Operate heavy earth moving equipment including dozer, excavator, off-road haul truck, compaction equipment, skid-steer loader, backhoe, and/or wheel loader on projects relating to bulk earthwork, site development, utilities, drainage, remediation, facilities, and concrete structures.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with industry, company, and customer standards and policies.
  • Maintain professionalism in verbal communications.
  • Possess a positive attitude and be a team player.
  • Perform daily safety and maintenance inspections on equipment and maintain cleanliness of equipment.
  • Notify supervisor of equipment issues and repair needs.
  • Assist with routine maintenance.
  • Practice good housekeeping.
  • Candidates must possess an elevated level of pride, consistently performing quality work while managing the condition and performance of their machine(s) appropriately.
Required Qualifications:
  • 1+ Years of verifiable, heavy equipment operating experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to pass Background Check.
  • Ability to pass drug test and DOT physical evaluation.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Experience with GPS Machine Control / Survey is preferred.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, Skills & Abilities Required:
  • Must be willing to work outdoors and occasionally in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be willing to occasionally work night shift.
  • Must be willing to work weekends when required.
  • Must be willing to work out of town in Western PA, Eastern OH, and Northern WV, when required.
  • Must be willing to travel regionally, when required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime.
  • Must be willing to wear required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Must be willing to participate in safety training and meetings.
  • Must be willing to work as part of a team.
  • Possess ability to lift objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Possess ability to carry objects up to 50 lbs.
  • Possess ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Possess ability to safely mount and dismount heavy equipment.
  • Possess adequate close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception.
  • Possess ability to interpret operator’s manuals.


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