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Equipment Operator
Christman Mid-Atlantic Constructors Sterling, VA

Equipment Operator

Christman Mid-Atlantic Constructors
Sterling, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Medical , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Build More with Your Career at Christman

Are you interested in becoming an employee-owner with an industry leader that will Build More opportunities in your professional career? If so, Christman could be the place for you! Christman Mid Atlantic Constructors is looking for Equipment Operator candidates for large-scale commercial construction projects in the greater DC Metro region.

The Equipment Operator is responsible for the safe operation of light and heavy construction equipment, including but not limited to excavators, telescopic boom forklifts, and skid loaders.

What You Will Do:

As an Equipment Operator, you play a crucial part of the construction project team. Primary daily responsibilities of this role include, but not limited to:

  • Operates all equipment in a safe and appropriate manner to mitigate risk of injury and property damage.
  • Drives and controls equipment to complete tasks at the specified location.
  • Collaborates with internal and external partners to prepare job sites for assigned equipment activities.
  • Conducts constant surveillance of surroundings before and during the operation of all equipment to ensure safe ground and slope conditions; maintains adequate distance between other equipment, people, and structures in the immediate work area.
  • Performs daily pre-inspection of equipment to ensure it is safe and fit for duty, and conducts ongoing maintenance checks.
  • Addresses any equipment issues or concerns immediately with assigned supervisor.
  • Loads and unloads equipment from vehicles used to transport it.
  • Promptly notifies assigned supervisor of any maintenance needs.
  • May remain stationary in the seat or operating area for prolonged periods.
  • Completes required reports and other paperwork related to equipment use.
  • Troubleshoots basic equipment issues and escalates issues as appropriate.
  • Communicates clearly through phone or radio, visible verbal, and nonverbal hand signals.
  • May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing materials and work pieces during installation.

What You Will Bring to the Team:

Required experience, knowledge, and skills for this role include:

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or its equivalent
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of equipment operating experience in a construction environment, including one (1) to three (3) years of excavation experience.
  • -or-

  • Equivalent combination of the above education, training, and experience

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Knowledge in OSHA regulations regarding excavation methods and practices.
  • Able to perform duties while using required PPE.
  • Able to read and properly interpret load charts for associated equipment, and manufacturer approved attachments.
  • Able to perform duties while working in all safe outdoor weather conditions.

Why Christman?

  • Here at Christman, everyone is an owner. Through our employee stock ownership plan, each employee-owner shares in the collective success and wealth of our nationally recognized company and is eligible to participate in our comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance, 401K contribution, professional development and tuition reimbursement, and more.
  • We're a top 100-ranked ENR General Contractor that has been building since 1894. Learn more about how you can grow as a Christman Expert, Leader and Partner and build more with us.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: The majority of work is completed outside at the construction site. The position is often exposed to sounds and loud noises, such as construction equipment. Protective equipment is required when on the construction site, including but not limited to hardhats, safety glasses, and high visibility clothing. Temperatures and conditions may vary depending on the weather and seasons.

  • As part of our focus on being a Great Place to Work, we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics we expect:
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Must be able to talk, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, operate a computer, cell phone and telephone. Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to frequently lift/push/pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds.

  • The ideal candidate must be able to complete all physical requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Notice to Recruiting Agencies (Unsolicited Resumes): The Christman Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our applicant tracking system, website, or to any Christman employee/affiliates. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Christman employees or its' affiliates will be considered property of The Christman Company and will be processed accordingly. Christman will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume without an executed agreement and assigned to a specific search.

The Christman family of companies is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status. Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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Christman Mid-Atlantic Constructors

Sterling, VA
20164 USA



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