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Heavy Equipment Operator

GE Johnson Construction Colorado Springs, CO
  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are seeking a Heavy Equipment Operator to become a part of our team!

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Comply with all safe equipment operation practices
  • Correctly complete an Equipment Checklist daily for multiple pieces of equipment
  • Safely operate earthwork equipment on construction projects
  • Excavate, backfill, grade and compact soil to proper line and grade
  • Perform walk around inspection, check fluid levels on equipment
  • Perform all preventative maintenance for equipment to assure efficient and safe working conditions by identifying damage or leaks on equipment and reporting it to the appropriate supervisor
  • Transport equipment to and from jobsite
  • Repair equipment as necessary and appropriate
  • Perform labor duties that are associated with earthwork related tasks
  • Fill out daily trench excavation reports
  • Identify Class A, B, or C type soils and know proper excavation procedures for different types
  • Load trucks with different material and not overload
  • Layout excavation via GPS Rover system
  • Perform wet utilities work


  • 3+ years of experience with a minimum of 4,000 hours seat time
  • Knowledge of UNCC Locates law and identifying and explaining what each locate color represents
  • Experience in Excavator GPS machine control
  • Must own or purchase the following before starting at GE Johnson: Engineers Rule, Tape Measure, Eye Level, 4' Level
  • Knowledge of how to change a cutting edge/teeth and grease equipment at the proper level
  • Knowledge of how to set up outdoor laser, what a benchmark is, and read an engineer rule
  • Knowledge of OSHA rules on building stockpiles and distance of spoils on edge of excavation and staying current in trench shoring safety.

GE Johnson Construction

Why Work Here?

We have industry leading benefits, provide competitive pay, and opportunities for career development.

GE Johnson’s commitment to clients and industry partners is unwavering. More than a general contractor, we keep client satisfaction top-of-mind. We handle the large, complex projects and small, community-focused efforts with the same amount of expertise and passion. Above all else, we are safe – working to send everyone home to their families and loved ones safe and healthy each day! Founded in 1967 by Gil E. Johnson, GE Johnson builds projects of all sizes – from more than $300 million to less than $50,000. Our services are built on an understanding and ownership of each unique project. From healthcare to education, advanced technology to hospitality, mixed-use/office to sports and recreation, we build relationships and community through partnerships and dedication to our clients.


Colorado Springs, CO