Busy and growing highway construction company has immediate openings for hard working and skilled heavy equipment operators. Multiple equipment types will be utilized including: Excavator, Loader, Backhoe, Blade, Skid Steer, etc. Competitive pay and great benefits.
Position: Heavy Equipment Operator
Reports To: Crew Foreman
Schedule: Typically, Mon - Fri 7:00a - 6:00p. Varies based on project. Some weekend and night work required.
Operate various heavy equipment, lay out for various excavations, backfills, road grading, assembly and installation of large drain pipe including: Reinforced Concrete Pipe (RCP), Reinforced Concrete Box (RCB), and Corrugated Metal Pipe (CMP) on company projects.
(Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is illustrative ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class. It does not imply that all positions within the class perform all of the duties listed, nor does it necessarily list all possible duties that may be assigned.
Safety and efficiently operate various required machinery including but not limited to excavator, front end loader, motor grader, skid steer, roller compactor, etc.
Studies project specifications with project superintendent to plan procedures for pipe installation sequencing.
Coordinates activities with supervisors daily.
Operates assigned heavy equipment to stock pile, excavate, backfill, grade, clear and grub, install and backfill pipe and culverts, etc.
Inspects work site to determine sequencing and method of pipe installation and survey for potential hazards or safety concerns.
Responsible for crew safety.
Plans drain pipe installation to reduce inference with other project activities and traveling public.
Comply with company policies.
Establish safe work environment that complies with OSHA standards and company safety program.
Comply with federal, state and company environmental policies.
Observes assigned equipment to detect machinery malfunctions. Operates machinery to verify repair.
Inspects work to ensure that workmanship conforms to specifications and the adherence to construction schedules.
Uses instruments such as lasers, grade rods, eye levels and transit levels to set appropriate grade for pipe installation.
Travel to and from job site in company trade area (CO, NE)
Minimum of two years operating heavy equipment on highway / civil projects.
Position requires employee to frequently stand, walk, twist, bend, handle objects, reach outward, and reach above head and shoulders, climb, descend, squat, kneel, bend, and occasionally lift carry/push/pull/move/drag on flat ground or steep slopes up to 75 lbs.
Work is outdoors. Working conditions range from frigid to hot temps, high winds, flying dust, slipping hazards and conditions and frequently exposed to loud noise from heavy equipment and machinery.
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Must be able to pass controlled substance tests prior to and at all times during employment.