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Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator to Fine Grade
O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc Charleston, SC

Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator to Fine Grade

O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc
Charleston, SC
  • $21 to $30 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

WHY US:

  • Family Owned since 1948
  • Competitive pay (Apply to inquire)
  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, and Vision and Life Insurance)
  • Bonus Incentives!
  • Paid holidays

Position Description

Heavy Equipment Operator
O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is currently seeking experienced Heavy Equipment Operators who can fine grade ponds and slopes and roads to support their Charleston area projects.

About Us:
For over 65 years, O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. has served as one of the tri-county area’s premier site-work construction firms. Our main emphasis is in the area of site development, material handling, and transportation; our current scope of work includes demolition, clearing, grubbing, excavation, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, potable water, concrete, curbing, asphalt paving, and material recycling & processing. We have the capabilities to perform a turnkey operation in the area of site development.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

·Seeking an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator that will be responsible for operating heavy earth moving equipment in support of company grading and site operations.

  • Operate one or more types of heavy equipment such as a dozer, trackhoe/excavator, or motor grader to prepare undeveloped job sites to meet job required grades.
  • Construct/grade new roads, building pads and water retention ponds to proper slope and grade specifications.
  • Operate equipment efficiently to maintain production goals.
  • General housekeeping and maintenance checks of equipment including reporting usage/utilization hours on a daily basis or as directed by supervisor.
  • The use of a shovel to move material will be necessary.
  • Ability to work in the tri-county area.
  • Have reliable transportation and be punctual and consistent with your work and attendance.
  • Keep company work site clean and orderly and inform management of any safety concerns.
  • Comply with all company policies, procedures and safety requirements.
  • Perform daily safety inspections of your equipment.
  • Perform any other general duties as directed.


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • More than 2+ year of equipment operation experience.
  • Experience operating one or more pieces of earth moving equipment (dozer, grader, etc…).
  • Must obtain a negative drug test result prior to hire and maintain throughout term of employment.
  • Must meet company employment standards, including backgrounds checks if required for job sites.
  • Have the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 90 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to stand, sit, climb repeatedly and for long periods of time.
  • Flexible availability to include overtime and possible weekends required.
  • Work environments will vary making it necessary to tolerate weather conditions such as rain and extreme temperatures. Employees may be exposed to dust, dirt, loud noises, etc.
  • 18 years of age minimum.


Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Prefer 2+ years experience operating multiple types of heavy equipment during site development.
  • Proficient at building retention ponds to required slopes.
  • Capable of programming GPS installed devices.
  • Experience fine grading with various types of equipment.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, EAP, Vision, 401K with company match and Profit Sharing, Vacation and Holiday

O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
“EEO is the Law” www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

 

 

Company Description
O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is a sitework construction company based in Charleston, SC. Serving the tri-county area since 1948, we have the capabilities to perform a turnkey operation in the area of site development.

Our work involves private, public, government, and commercial development projects. Previous project costs range from a few thousand dollars to in excess of 60 million dollars. We are a South Carolina Unlimited, Highway, General Contractor.
Why Work Here?
Family owned company serving the Charleston area for 75 years. We offer competitive pay and great benefits.

O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc. is a sitework construction company based in Charleston, SC. Serving the tri-county area since 1948, we have the capabilities to perform a turnkey operation in the area of site development. Our work involves private, public, government, and commercial development projects. Previous project costs range from a few thousand dollars to in excess of 60 million dollars. We are a South Carolina Unlimited, Highway, General Contractor.

Address

O.L. Thompson Construction Co., Inc

3691 Paramount Drive North Charleston

Charleston, SC
USA

Industry

Construction

Website

Posted date

7 days ago

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